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The Silent Enigma

Anathema

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 23rd, 1995
Catalog ID:
CDVILE 52
Label:
Peaceville Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 81%)
1. Restless Oblivion 08:03   Show lyrics
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2. Shroud of Frost 07:31   Show lyrics
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3. ...Alone 04:24   Show lyrics
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4. Sunset of Age 06:57   Show lyrics
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5. Nocturnal Emission 04:20   Show lyrics
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6. Cerulean Twilight 07:05   Show lyrics
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7. The Silent Enigma 04:25   Show lyrics
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8. A Dying Wish 08:12   Show lyrics
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9. Black Orchid 03:40   instrumental
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Band members
Vincent Cavanagh Vocals, Guitars
John Douglas Drums, Percussion
Duncan Patterson Bass
Danny Cavanagh Guitars
Guest/Session
Derek Fullwood Spoken Word (Track 2)
Rebecca Wilson Vocals (female) (Track 3)
Miscellaneous staff
Meany Photography (Band Picture)
Simon Mooney Photography
Danny Cavanagh Orchestral Arrangements
Mags Mixing
Hammy Executive Producer
Kevin Ridley Engineering
J. Wright Cover Art
Vincent Cavanagh Vocals, Guitars
John Douglas Drums, Percussion
Duncan Patterson Bass
Danny Cavanagh Guitars
Derek Fullwood Spoken Word (Track 2)
Rebecca Wilson Vocals (female) (Track 3)
Meany Photography (Band Picture)
Simon Mooney Photography
Danny Cavanagh Orchestral Arrangements
Mags Mixing
Hammy Executive Producer
Kevin Ridley Engineering
J. Wright Cover Art
Read Farewell To Doom 81% beardovdoom December 14th, 2013
Read A vision of a dying embrace 95% TowardsMorthond February 2nd, 2012
Read Autumnal magic. 80% Andromeda_Unchained November 29th, 2011
Read The Silent Enigma 74% Maikkeli July 6th, 2009
Read Classic Doom II 80% WilliamAcerfeltd May 27th, 2009
Read Atmospheric and melancholic... 48% Scotar January 21st, 2009
Read Doomy, doomy, DOOM! 100% grimdoom May 7th, 2008
Read Withering Beauty 80% Perplexed_Sjel April 18th, 2007
Read Anathema's doomsterpiece! 89% WitheringToSerenity January 26th, 2006

Japanese limited edition contains a bonus track:
10. Eternal Rise of the Sun (06:36)

Orchestral arrangements by Daniel Cavanagh.
- Album Art: "Lady In Milton's Comus" by L. Wright used by kind permission of The Board Of Trustees Of The National Museums And Galleries On Merseyside (Walker Art Gallery).
- Horsehead Nebula picture: Royal Observatory, Edinburgh / AATB / Science Photo Library.
- Photography by Simon Mooney.
- Band picture by Meany.

The Peaceville 2003 re-release contains the following bonus tracks:
10: The Silent Enigma (Orchestral) (04:12)
11: Sleepless '96 (04:31)

The first pressing incorrectly lists track 4 as "Sunset of the Age". This has been corrected on later versions.

A music video was made for song "The Silent Enigma".

Released on tape by Metal Mind Records (MASS 0260).

Recording information:

All tracks recorded at Lynx Studios, Newcastle except "...Alone" recorded at M.A. Studios, Liverpool.
Mixed at the Academy, Dewsbury.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5020157105224

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