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La Masquerade Infernale

Arcturus

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 27th, 1997
Catalog ID:
CDMFN 230
Label:
Music for Nations
Format:
CD
Reviews:
7 reviews (avg. 91%)
1. Master of Disguise 06:42   Show lyrics
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2. Ad Astra 07:40   Show lyrics
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3. The Chaos Path 05:33   Show lyrics
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4. La Masquerade Infernale 02:00   instrumental
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5. Alone 04:39   Show lyrics
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6. The Throne of Tragedy 06:33   Show lyrics
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7. Painting My Horror 05:59   Show lyrics
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8. Of Nails and Sinners 06:06   Show lyrics
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Band members
G. Wolf Vocals, Samples, Electronics
Knut M. Valle Guitars
Steinar Sverd Johnsen Keyboards
Hugh Steven James Mingay Bass
Jan Axel Von Blomberg Drums
Guest/Session
Svein Haugen Double Bass
Vegard Johnsen Violin
Dorthe Dreier Viola
Simen Hestnæs Vocals (on "Chaos Path"), Vocals (backing) (on "Master of Disguise" and "Painting My Horror")
Carl August Tidemann Guitars (lead) (on "Ad Astra" and "Of Nails and Sinners")
Hans Josef Groh Cello
Idun Felberg Cornet (on "Ad Astra")
Erik Olivier Lancelot Flute (on "Ad Astra")
Miscellaneous staff
Børge Finstad Mixing
Pål Klåstad Technician, Engineering (strings)
Jørn H. Sværen Lyrics, Translations (track 6)
ICS Vortex Composer (on "Chaos Path")
Gandalf Stryke Mastering
Knut Magne Valle Producer
Marius Bodin (R.I.P. 2006) Engineering (Drums)
G. Wolf Producer, Mastering
G. Wolf Vocals, Samples, Electronics
Knut M. Valle Guitars
Steinar Sverd Johnsen Keyboards
Hugh Steven James Mingay Bass
Jan Axel Von Blomberg Drums
Svein Haugen Double Bass
Vegard Johnsen Violin
Dorthe Dreier Viola
Simen Hestnæs Vocals (on "Chaos Path"), Vocals (backing) (on "Master of Disguise" and "Painting My Horror")
Carl August Tidemann Guitars (lead) (on "Ad Astra" and "Of Nails and Sinners")
Hans Josef Groh Cello
Idun Felberg Cornet (on "Ad Astra")
Erik Olivier Lancelot Flute (on "Ad Astra")
Børge Finstad Mixing
Pål Klåstad Technician, Engineering (strings)
Jørn H. Sværen Lyrics, Translations (track 6)
ICS Vortex Composer (on "Chaos Path")
Gandalf Stryke Mastering
Knut Magne Valle Producer
Marius Bodin (R.I.P. 2006) Engineering (Drums)
G. Wolf Producer, Mastering
Read Arcturus - La Masquerade... 80% ConorFynes December 12th, 2011
Read The Chaotic Path 70% Perplexed_Sjel August 29th, 2008
Read So Unique! 100% Jiri777 May 24th, 2008
Read Infernale! 88% Transphilvanian April 9th, 2008
Read Avant-garde Brilliance! 99% Erin_Fox October 28th, 2006
Read Beautiful... 99% Marte666 October 3rd, 2004
Read Greeeat. 99% Drain February 10th, 2004

CD is actually 01:27 longer because of the hidden pretrack on song #1.
Lyrics of 'Alone' are taken from a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.

Re-released in 2003 by Candlelight Records. This release is remixed and does not contain the hidden track.

The Throne of Tragedy is based on the poem «Tragediens Trone» by Jørn Henrik Sværen, is translated to English by the undersigned, and hereby dedicated to Kristoffer Garm Rygg.

Recording information:

Recorded at Jester Studio between December 1996 & May 1997, excluding the drum takes, which were engineered between 15th & 20th of December 1996 at Fløystøy, and string takes, which took place on 1st of May 1997 at Endless.
Mixed between 2nd & 12th of June 1997 at Major Studio.
Mastered at Strype Laboratories.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Text): 5 016583 123024
Barcode (String): 5016583123024
Other (Distribution Code): M7.862
Label Code: LC 8541
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, Mirrored): MASTERED BY DOCDATA CDMFN230
Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 4B21
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, Mirrored): MASTERED BY DOCdata CDMFN230
Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): none
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): none
Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, Mirrored): MASTERED BY DOCDATA CDMFN230
Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI LA31
Mould SID Code (Variant 3): ifpi 4B09
Matrix / Runout (Variant 4, Mirrored): CDMFN230 · MASTERED BY DOCdata
Matrix / Runout (Variant 4, Mould Ring): π
Mould SID Code (Variant 4): ifpi 4B23

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