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The Sham Mirrors

Arcturus

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 22nd, 2002
Catalog ID:
AACD001
Label:
Ad Astra Enterprises
Format:
CD
Reviews:
14 reviews (avg. 89%)
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2. Nightmare Heaven 06:05   Show lyrics
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3. Ad Absurdum 06:48   Show lyrics
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4. Collapse Generation 04:13   Show lyrics
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5. Star-Crossed 05:01   Show lyrics
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6. Radical Cut 05:08   Show lyrics
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7. For to End Yet Again 10:33   Show lyrics
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Band members
Trickster G. Rex Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5, 7)
Hellhammer Drums, Lyrics (tracks 4, 6)
Dag F. Gravem Bass
Knut Magne Valle Guitars
Sverd Keyboards
Guest/Session
Hugh Stephen James Mingay Bass (track 6)
Mathias Eick Ubu's Horn (tracks 3, 4, 6)
Ihsahn Vocals (track 6)
Miscellaneous staff
Kristoffer Rygg Producer, Photography, Engineering
Knut Magne Valle Producer, Engineering
Kim Sølve Photography, Graphic design
Marius Renberg Photography, Graphic design
Tom La Bomba Mastering
Tore Ylwizaker Mixing
Sverd Engineering
Trickster G. Rex Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5, 7)
Hellhammer Drums, Lyrics (tracks 4, 6)
Dag F. Gravem Bass
Knut Magne Valle Guitars
Sverd Keyboards
Hugh Stephen James Mingay Bass (track 6)
Mathias Eick Ubu's Horn (tracks 3, 4, 6)
Ihsahn Vocals (track 6)
Kristoffer Rygg Producer, Photography, Engineering
Knut Magne Valle Producer, Engineering
Kim Sølve Photography, Graphic design
Marius Renberg Photography, Graphic design
Tom La Bomba Mastering
Tore Ylwizaker Mixing
Sverd Engineering
Read Arcturus - The Sham Mirrors 80% ConorFynes March 20th, 2012
Read Sic Itur Ad Astra 98% tioranach November 5th, 2010
Read Very Disappointing... 62% Jiri777 August 25th, 2008
Read Star-Crossed. 90% Perplexed_Sjel May 28th, 2008
Read Astonishing. 98% DGYDP December 20th, 2007
Read Has moments of glory.. 75% caspian April 21st, 2007
Read Supergroup succeeds 98% Jochem March 8th, 2007
Read Good Experimental Metal 78% fear_the_riffer October 29th, 2005
Read Great Album 95% PerArdua July 9th, 2004
Read .....Wow. 90% AzzMan May 2nd, 2004
Read Sheer Brilliance 100% Guy March 28th, 2004
Read A more soothing Arcturus 95% Laserhawk November 6th, 2003
Read A breath of fresh air 95% HealthySonicDiet May 24th, 2003
Read 21st century schizoid band!... 94% ironasinmaiden April 17th, 2003

The title for track 7 is lifted from Samuel Beckett.
Sleeve quotes from the pre-surrealist play 'Ubu the King' by Alfred Jarry.

Distributed by The End Records in U.S.

Released on tape by Mystic Production (MYST 307).

Recording information:

Recorded in various spaces, times and formats from 2000 to 2002.
Mixed by Tore Ylwizaker at Ambassaden, Jan. 2002.
Mastered at Strype Audio.

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