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Viva Emptiness

Katatonia

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 24th, 2003
Catalog ID:
CDVILEF 103
Label:
Peaceville Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 82%)
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2. Sleeper 04:08   Show lyrics
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3. Criminals 03:47   Show lyrics
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4. A Premonition 03:33   Show lyrics
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5. Will I Arrive 04:09   Show lyrics
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6. Burn the Remembrance 05:22   Show lyrics
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7. Wealth 04:22   Show lyrics
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8. One Year from Now 04:02   Show lyrics
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9. Walking by a Wire 03:32   Show lyrics
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10. Complicity 04:01   Show lyrics
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11. Evidence 04:36   Show lyrics
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12. Omerta 02:58   Show lyrics
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13. Inside the City of Glass 04:08   Instrumental
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Band members
Jonas Renkse Vocals, Guitars, Programming, Lyrics
Daniel Liljekvist Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (track 1)
Mattias Norrman Guitars (slide) (track 8), Bass
Fredrik Norrman Guitars
Anders Nyström Guitars, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (backing)
Miscellaneous staff
Travis Smith Art direction, Artwork, Design
Jonas Renkse Producer, Mixing, Art direction
Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström Producer, Mixing, Art direction
Dan Swanö Editing (additional)
Peter in de Betou Mastering
Jens Bogren Mixing
Richard Lundberg Photography
Ian Agate Engineering (assistant)
Jonas Renkse Vocals, Guitars, Programming, Lyrics
Daniel Liljekvist Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (track 1)
Mattias Norrman Guitars (slide) (track 8), Bass
Fredrik Norrman Guitars
Anders Nyström Guitars, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (backing)
Travis Smith Art direction, Artwork, Design
Jonas Renkse Producer, Mixing, Art direction
Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström Producer, Mixing, Art direction
Dan Swanö Editing (additional)
Peter in de Betou Mastering
Jens Bogren Mixing
Richard Lundberg Photography
Ian Agate Engineering (assistant)
Read Technicolour emotional prog 80% gasmask_colostomy November 21st, 2014
Read Emptiness indeed. 15% thisisnotme May 3rd, 2012
Read I don't like to throw... 99% sevenlee7 October 11th, 2010
Read Songwriting genius. 100% reignmaster March 1st, 2010
Read Really inconsistent 60% Dark_Mewtwo1 August 3rd, 2008
Read It Haunts My Dreams. 85% Perplexed_Sjel November 4th, 2007
Read Dark, haunting, and beautfiul 99% TheStormIRide January 25th, 2006
Read Gorgeous...engrossing 97% Necrobobsledder November 18th, 2005
Read Music with Atmosphere. 90% Justin_Bork April 2nd, 2005
Read Another dose of Katatonia 86% stefan86 December 9th, 2004
Read They've done it again 95% 0mick0 March 22nd, 2003

Two more songs were recorded during these sessions. One of them, "Wait Outside", is available on the second disc of "The Black Sessions" compilation. The second song, "Consternation", was re-recorded for 2006's 'The Great Cold Distance'.

Released as digipack in 2004.
Released on gatefold vinyl limited to 1000 copies in 2004 by Infinite Vinyl Series.
Released as super jewel box CD in 2010.
Released on vinyl in 2011 limited to 2000 copies.

Re-released "revamped, remixed and remastered" on October 28th 2013, with new artwork. This version also includes the out-take "Wait Outside" and a version of "Inside the City of Glass" with added vocals. This re-release marks the album's 10th anniversary.

Omerta [Omertà] is a word for code of honour, or code of silence, mostly in the mafia.

The lyrics of track 1-12 here are taken from the booklet.

Recording information:

Recorded at Studios 301 in Stockholm on October / November 2002.
Additional recording at Studio Kuling in Örebro.
Additional editing at The Room in Örebro.
Mixed at Studio Kuling in Örebro on December 2002.
Mastered at Tailor Maid in Stockholm.

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