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Elegy

Amorphis

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 14th, 1996
Catalog ID:
RR 6935-2
Label:
Relapse Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
7 reviews (avg. 86%)
1. Better Unborn 05:50   Show lyrics
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2. Against Widows 04:04   Show lyrics
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3. The Orphan 05:16   Show lyrics
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4. On Rich and Poor 05:18   Show lyrics
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5. My Kantele 05:00   Show lyrics
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6. Cares 04:27   Show lyrics
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7. Song of the Troubled One 04:06   Show lyrics
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8. Weeper on the Shore 04:50   Show lyrics
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9. Elegy 07:19   Show lyrics
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10. Relief 04:07   instrumental
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11. My Kantele (Acoustic Reprise) 05:55   Show lyrics
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Band members
Pekka Kasari Drums
Kim Rantala Keyboards, Accordion
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead, acoustic)
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
Pasi Koskinen Vocals
Miscellaneous staff
Kristian Wahlin Cover art
Tomas Skogsberg Engineering
Joullo Lehtola Photography
Dave Buchanan Mixing (assistant)
Pete "Pee Wee" Coleman Mixing
Dave Shirk Mastering
William J. Yurkiewicz Jr. Executive producer
Matthew F. Jacobson Executive producer
Eric Horst Art direction
Kaj Hiilesmaa Engineering
Mikko Karmila Engineering
Pekka Kasari Drums
Kim Rantala Keyboards, Accordion
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead, acoustic)
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
Pasi Koskinen Vocals
Kristian Wahlin Cover art
Tomas Skogsberg Engineering
Joullo Lehtola Photography
Dave Buchanan Mixing (assistant)
Pete "Pee Wee" Coleman Mixing
Dave Shirk Mastering
William J. Yurkiewicz Jr. Executive producer
Matthew F. Jacobson Executive producer
Eric Horst Art direction
Kaj Hiilesmaa Engineering
Mikko Karmila Engineering
Read A visionary work of... 84% kluseba April 27th, 2011
Read Tastier Than This Rice... 86% OzzyApu March 18th, 2011
Read Better than a hundred... 100% autothrall January 4th, 2010
Read Good stuff, just a bit... 75% OllieS December 20th, 2009
Read I don't get it. 60% Empyreal June 5th, 2009
Read A Lesson in Musical Expansion 100% Razakel May 24th, 2009
Read Genre-breaking masterpiece 96% arhar March 9th, 2003

Licensed to Nuclear Blast in Europe.

In 2004, Relapse Records reissued Elegy as a digipack, featuring four bonus tracks:
12. Better Unborn (Live) (06:00)
13. Against Widows (Live) (04:05)
14. The Castaway (Live) (04:54)
15. Black Winter Day (Live) (03:39)

Lyrics on this album are taken from Keith Bosley's translation of the "Kanteletar", a book comprised of nearly 700 poems and ballads based on ancient Finnish traditions.

A music video was made for the song "Against Widows".

Recording information:

Recorded at Sunlight Studio, Stockholm, Sweden; MD Studio & Finnvox Studios, Helsinki, Finland.
Mixed at ParrStreet Studios, Liverpool, England; Mastered at SAE Mastering.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 781676693528

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