Music and lyrics by Leif Edling
except "Black Candles" written by Mike Wead
and "Marche Funebre" written by Fryderyk Chopin in 1837.
Recorded at Thunderload Studios between July-September, 1987.
Mixed at Stockholm Recording Studios in September 1987.
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.