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Serenades

Anathema

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
February 1993
Catalog ID:
VILE 34 CD
Version desc.:
UK & Europe
Label:
Peaceville Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 77%)
1. Lovelorn Rhapsody 06:25   Show lyrics
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2. Sweet Tears 04:14   Show lyrics
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3. J'ai fait une promesse 02:40   Show lyrics
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4. They (Will Always) Die 07:16   Show lyrics
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5. Sleepless 04:12   Show lyrics
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6. Sleep in Sanity 06:53   Show lyrics
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7. Scars of the Old Stream 01:10   Show lyrics
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8. Under a Veil (Of Black Lace) 07:34   Show lyrics
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9. Where Shadows Dance 01:58   Show lyrics
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10. Dreaming: The Romance 23:23   instrumental
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Band members
Darren J. White Vocals
John Douglas Drums
Duncan Patterson Bass
Vincent Cavanagh Guitars
Danny Cavanagh Guitars
Guest/Session
Ruth Vocals (on "J'ai Fait Une Promesse")
Miscellaneous staff
Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw Producer
David Penprase Photography (cover)
Darren J. White Photography
Keith Appleton Mixing
Mags Engineering
Dave Pybus Design, Layout
Porl Medlock Photography (black & white)
Ruth Vocals (on "J'ai Fait Une Promesse")
Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw Producer
David Penprase Photography (cover)
Darren J. White Photography
Keith Appleton Mixing
Mags Engineering
Dave Pybus Design, Layout
Porl Medlock Photography (black & white)
Read The eternal tear reciprocates 95% TowardsMorthond July 3rd, 2012
Read Why the fuck is this so... 98% Shadespawn September 7th, 2011
Read Anathema - Serenades 40% ConorFynes April 11th, 2011
Read Classic Doom Metal 70% WilliamAcerfeltd May 14th, 2009
Read Good but falls short of EP 79% grimdoom March 27th, 2009
Read And I often sigh... at... 65% Wez April 15th, 2006
Read Outstanding! 90% Diabolical_Vengeance July 28th, 2004
Read So incredibly slow... 77% langstondrive December 15th, 2003
Read Great debut 77% CrowTRobot September 6th, 2003

Released on vinyl and CD by Peaceville, released on cassette for Poland by Loud Out.

Original CD, 2001 Peaceville CD reissue, and 2002 Russian release (by Soyuz) include one bonus track:
10. Dreaming: The Romance (23:24)

Released in Poland on CD in 1994 by Metal Mind with one bonus track (from the "The Crestfallen" EP):
11. Crestfallen (10:16)

Released in the United States on CD in 1994 by Futurist, without "Dreaming: The Romance", but with five bonus tracks (including one exclusive track (#10) and most of the "The Crestfallen" EP):
10. All Faith Is Lost (8:02)
11. ...And I Lust (5:47)
12. The Sweet Suffering (6:41)
13. Everwake (2:41)
14. Crestfallen (10:14)

Reissued as a double CD by Peaceville in 1995, with the original CD on disc one and Crestfallen on disc two.

The 2003 remastered digipak CD reissue on Peaceville included three bonus tracks:
10. Eternal Rise of the Sun (6:38)
11. Nailed to the Cross / 666 (4:09)
12. Dreaming: The Romance (23:23)

There is another (unofficial?) Russian CD reissue on Ayat, which includes four additional bonus tracks titled Promo's:
11. Sweet Tears (4:14)
12. Mine Is Yours (4:36)
13. The Silent Enigma (4:24)
14. Hope (Roy Harper cover) (4:40)
(note: the version of "Dreaming: The Romance" on this release is cut short by 3 minutes)

A music video was made for "Sweet Tears".

Recording information:

Recorded at Academy Studios, West Yorkshire, in June, July & September 1992.

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