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Holy Land

Angra

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 23rd, 1996
Catalog ID:
34601-422
Label:
Rising Sun Productions
Format:
CD
Reviews:
6 reviews (avg. 93%)
1. Crossing 01:57   instrumental
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2. Nothing to Say 06:21   Show lyrics
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3. Silence and Distance 05:36   Show lyrics
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4. Carolina IV 10:36   Show lyrics
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5. Holy Land 06:27   Show lyrics
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6. The Shaman 05:23   Show lyrics
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7. Make Believe 05:53   Show lyrics
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8. Z.I.T.O. 06:05   Show lyrics
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9. Deep Blue 05:47   Show lyrics
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10. Lullaby for Lucifer 02:48   Show lyrics
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Band members
Andre Matos Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Organ, Orchestral arrangements
Kiko Loureiro Guitars, Vocals (backing), Additional Percussion (track 5)
Rafael Bittencourt Guitars, Vocals (backing), Additional Percussion (track 5)
Luís Mariutti Bass
Ricardo Confessori Drums, Percussion
Guest/Session
Mônica Thiele Vocals (Alto)
Celeste Gattai Vocals (soprano)
Reginaldo Gomes Vocals (bass)
The Farrambamba Vocal Group Choir
Sascha Paeth Keyboard programming, Orchestral arrangements
Paulo Bento Flute
Pixu Flores Berimbau
Ricardo Kubala Viola
Castora Whistle, Tamborim, Percussion
Holger Stonjek Double bass
Miscellaneous staff
Naomi Munakata Conductor
Tuto Ferraz Producer (percussion)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Engineering
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Andre Matos Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Organ, Orchestral arrangements
Kiko Loureiro Guitars, Vocals (backing), Additional Percussion (track 5)
Rafael Bittencourt Guitars, Vocals (backing), Additional Percussion (track 5)
Luís Mariutti Bass
Ricardo Confessori Drums, Percussion
Mônica Thiele Vocals (Alto)
Celeste Gattai Vocals (soprano)
Reginaldo Gomes Vocals (bass)
The Farrambamba Vocal Group Choir
Sascha Paeth Keyboard programming, Orchestral arrangements
Paulo Bento Flute
Pixu Flores Berimbau
Ricardo Kubala Viola
Castora Whistle, Tamborim, Percussion
Holger Stonjek Double bass
Naomi Munakata Conductor
Tuto Ferraz Producer (percussion)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Engineering
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Read A shamanistic spectacular. 82% AnalogKid December 5th, 2011
Read A piece of power metal... 96% Andromeda_Unchained November 29th, 2011
Read Quite remarkable 90% Nikko March 4th, 2009
Read Sailing with metal 95% Nobre December 21st, 2007
Read Perfection 100% Braxil July 23rd, 2007
Read A serious band evolving on... 92% arkbath December 8th, 2004

In Rafael Bittencourt's words, "the concept [of the album] is the history of Brazil at its early stages".

Soon after the album was released, the band ran a competition for fans to guess what "Z.I.T.O." stands for.

Japanese edition contains 1 bonus track:

11. Queen of the Night (Re-Recorded) (04:37)

Also released as limited edition DoCD longform digipack with bonus MCD "Live Acoustic at FNAC":

01. Angels Cry (9:55)
02. Chega de Saudade (2:53)
03. Never Understand (6:23)

Recording information:

Recorded at Hansen Studio / Hamburg, Big House Studios / Hannover, HG Studio / Wolfsburg, Germany 1995.
Vocal, piano and organ recordings at Vox Klangstudio / Bendestorf, Germany 95/96.
Mixed at Vox Klangstudio and Hansen Studios, January 1996.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 4013859346010
Matrix / Runout: PANTEON S PANT 145 AY 0 01
Master SID Code: IFPI L502
Mould SID Code (Variant): IFPI 8796
Labelcode: LC 6784 (printed only on backcover)

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