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Below the Lights

Enslaved

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 28th, 2003
Catalog ID:
OPCD 144
Label:
Osmose Productions
Format:
CD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 84%)
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2. The Dead Stare 05:37   Show lyrics
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3. The Crossing 09:11   Show lyrics
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4. Queen of Night 05:59   Show lyrics
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5. Havenless 05:35   Show lyrics
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6. Ridicule Swarm 06:18   Show lyrics
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7. A Darker Place 07:01   Show lyrics
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Band members
Grutle Kjellson Vocals, Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3)
Ivar Bjørnson Guitars, Keyboards, Effects, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7)
Ice Dale Guitars (lead)
Guest/Session
Bjørgvin Tungrock Kor Vocals (additional) (track 5)
Dennis Reksten Synthesizer, Effects
Dirge Rep Drums, Lyrics (tracks 2, 6)
Inge Rypdal Guitars (lead) (track 7)
Gina Torgnes Flute (track 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Dave Bertolini Engineering
Nicholas Ramaget Mastering
Pierre Mastering
Truls Espedal Artwork, Cover art
Hild Aase Photography
Lars Jamne Design
Christian Misje Design
Oskorei Graphix Design
Pytten Producer, Engineering
Jørgen Træen Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Herbrand Larsen Engineer
Grutle Kjellson Producer, Mixing
Ivar Bjørnson Producer, Mixing
Grutle Kjellson Vocals, Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3)
Ivar Bjørnson Guitars, Keyboards, Effects, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7)
Ice Dale Guitars (lead)
Bjørgvin Tungrock Kor Vocals (additional) (track 5)
Dennis Reksten Synthesizer, Effects
Dirge Rep Drums, Lyrics (tracks 2, 6)
Inge Rypdal Guitars (lead) (track 7)
Gina Torgnes Flute (track 4)
Dave Bertolini Engineering
Nicholas Ramaget Mastering
Pierre Mastering
Truls Espedal Artwork, Cover art
Hild Aase Photography
Lars Jamne Design
Christian Misje Design
Oskorei Graphix Design
Pytten Producer, Engineering
Jørgen Træen Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Herbrand Larsen Engineer
Grutle Kjellson Producer, Mixing
Ivar Bjørnson Producer, Mixing
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Vinyl Limited to 1000 copies

Re-released in 2011 on 180gram vinyl in limited quantity of:
- blue vinyl limited to 300 copies
- white splatter vinyl limited to 200 copies.

The runes on the cover reads "Voluspaa Seks og Ti" which probably refers to strophes six and ten of the Völuspá, the most well-known poem of the Poetic Edda, describing the beginning and the end of the world.

According to a 2003 interview with Ivar Bjørnson, the album title, a lyric from the song "A Darker Place", and the album artwork, portray how "the lights are where everything's acted out, but it's all made below... Like nice green grass and flowers - the stuff going on below... worms, dead leaves, dead bugs, dead animals, everything shift-shaping and growing into new stuff all the time".

Warning - Osmose CD presses up to around 2005 may contain a copy-protection
method which renders the CD completely unreadable in PCs and certain modern
Hi-Fi systems. This isn't indicated anywhere on the packaging.

Recording information:

Recorded in Grieghallen Studios, Bergen (NO) during September & October 2002.
Mixed in Duper Studios, Bergen (NO) during January 2003.
Mastered in Duper Studios, Bergen (NO) and Digipro Studios, Paris (FR) during February 2003.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 4015698243826
Label Code: LC 02406
Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): Sony DADC A0100455947-0101 23 A0
Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L553
Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 949C
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): Sony DADC A0100455947-0101 15
Matrix / Runout (Mould Ring, Variant 2): A1
Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L555
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 94V2
Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): Sony DADC A0100455947-0101 41 A01
Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI L551
Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 94K1

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