According to Mikael Åkerfeldt, they recorded 2 version of the EP. The first version was more "brutal" than the version released.
The first version was with the trio Fred, Anders and Jonas and Mikael on guest vocals. The second time with only Jonas (drums) and Anders (guitars and bass) and Mikael on vocals. Fred is only credited.
A fourth song titled "Untrue" (02:34) was also recorded during these sessions but left off the EP. This track was eventually released on the 2004 "Brave Yester Days" compilation album.
Released as digipack MCD.
Re-released on 10" vinyl, in October 2013, with a commemorative T-shirt. This version includes the song "Untrue".
The last of Katatonia's doom-death metal material.
The cover is a still from the surrealist film Begotten.