Music and lyrics by Leif Edling except "Black Candles" written by Mike Wead
and "Marche Funebre" written by Fryderyk Chopin in 1837.
Recorded in Thunderload Studios by Ragne "Undercover Lover" Wahlqvist during July-Aug-Sept.'87.
Mixed at Stockholm Recording Studios by Mars "Spiiuuu" Lindfors, Sept.'87.
Produced by Candlemass.
A video was made for ''Bewitched'', directed by Jonas Åkerlund
. Per "Dead" Ohlin of Mayhem appears in this video.
The cover art is a portion of The Journey of Life - Old Age (1842) by the American painter Thomas Cole.
Remastered version re-released by Powerline Records in 2001 as 2CD in a slipcase.
Enhanced Bonus CD :
1. Bewitched [demo] (7:10)
2. Battlecry [demo] (6:08)
3. The Well of Souls [live] (5:16)
4. Dark Are the Veils of Death [live] (4:08)
5. At the Gallows End [studio outtake] (5:50)
6. Mourners Lament [studio outtake] (5:36)
7. [interview] (24:21)
8. Bewitched [video]
"The Well of Souls" is inspired by The Well of Souls in the 1981 Indiana Jones movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark".
"Bewitched" is lyrically a re-imagining of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.