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Meredead

Leaves' Eyes

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 22nd, 2011
Label:
Napalm Records
Reviews:
2 reviews (avg. 81%)
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2. Étaín 03:58   Show lyrics
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3. Velvet Heart 03:42   Show lyrics
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4. Kråkevisa 04:34   Show lyrics
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5. To France 04:37   Show lyrics
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6. Meredead 05:19   Show lyrics
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7. Sigrlinn 08:49   Show lyrics
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8. Mine Tåror er ei Grimme 02:54   Show lyrics
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9. Empty Horizon 04:56   Show lyrics
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10. Veritas 00:50   instrumental
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11. Nystev 04:40  
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12. Tell-Tale Eyes 03:55   Show lyrics
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13. Sorhleod (Bonus Track) 05:04   Show lyrics
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Band members
Liv Kristine Vocals, Lyrics
Roland Navratil Drums, Percussion
Alexander Krull Vocals, Programming, Samples
Sander van der Meer Guitars
Thorsten Bauer Guitars, Bass, Mandoline (tracks 1, 5, 12)
Guest/Session
Christina Roch Uileann pipes (tracks 1, 5, 7, 12), Whistles (track 4)
John Kelly Vocals (track 12)
Maite Itoiz Vocals, Vocals (backing) (tracks 2, 6), Baroque guitar (track 12)
Anette Guldbrandsen Vocals (tracks 4, 8, 10, 11), Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Carmen Elise Espenæs Vocals (track 7)
Jann Kirchhof Fiddle (tracks 2, 3, 11), Nyckelharpa (track 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Victor Smolski Lingua Mortis Orchestra Minsk, Belarus directed, Recorded
Stefan Heilemann Cover concept, Cover art, Photography
Liv Kristine Engineering
Thorsten Bauer Engineering
Alexander Krull Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Cover concept
Liv Kristine Vocals, Lyrics
Roland Navratil Drums, Percussion
Alexander Krull Vocals, Programming, Samples
Sander van der Meer Guitars
Thorsten Bauer Guitars, Bass, Mandoline (tracks 1, 5, 12)
Christina Roch Uileann pipes (tracks 1, 5, 7, 12), Whistles (track 4)
John Kelly Vocals (track 12)
Maite Itoiz Vocals, Vocals (backing) (tracks 2, 6), Baroque guitar (track 12)
Anette Guldbrandsen Vocals (tracks 4, 8, 10, 11), Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Carmen Elise Espenæs Vocals (track 7)
Jann Kirchhof Fiddle (tracks 2, 3, 11), Nyckelharpa (track 4)
Victor Smolski Lingua Mortis Orchestra Minsk, Belarus directed, Recorded
Stefan Heilemann Cover concept, Cover art, Photography
Liv Kristine Engineering
Thorsten Bauer Engineering
Alexander Krull Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Cover concept
Read Leaves eyes cry every night... 76% Liquid_Braino October 27th, 2012
Read Ain't nothing dead about... 86% Zelkiiro April 22nd, 2011
Release dates:
20.04.2011: Spain, Finland, Sweden
22.04.2011: GAS, BENELUX, Italy
25.04.2011: Rest of World
27.04.2011: Japan
03.05.2011: USA, Canada

The album includes the cover version of "To France" from Mike Oldfield as well as the Norwegian traditionals "Kråkevisa" and "Nystev.

The Limited Edition Mediabook CD incl. Bonus Track and Bonus DVD Live at The Metal Female Voices Festival 2010 + Pendant (Celtic Cross with LE Branding)

DVD:
Live at the MFVF VIII 2010
1. Njord (06:39)
2. My Destiny (04:01)
3. Ragnarok (05:11)
4. Elegy (05:19)
5. Frøya's Theme (08:16)

Total running time: 30 minutes

Produced by Alexander Krull
Recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio / Steinheim, Germany (www.mastersoundstudio.de)
Assistant Recording Engineers Thorsten Bauer, Liv Kristine Espenæs Krull
Programming & samples by Alexander Krull
Orchestra Arrangements by Leaves' Eyes
Cover concept by Alexander Krull & Stefan Heilemann
Artwork and band photos by Stefan Heilemann (www.heilemania.de)
Make-up by Nicole Livaja

Lingua Mortis Orchestra / Minsk, Belarus directed & recorded by Victor Smolski (www.victorsmolski.de)
Choirs performed by al dente / Kleinbottwar, Germany directed by Veronika Meßmer

Anette Guldbrandsen - Guest Vocals on "Kråkevisa", "Mine Tåror er ei Grimme", "Veritas" and "Nystev", and choirs on "Empty Horizon", "Meredead", "Sigrlinn", "Spirit's Masquerade", Tell-Tale Eyes" and "Velvet Heart"
Carmen Elise Espenæs (Midnattsol) - Guest Vocals and Choirs on "Sigrlinn"
Maite Itoiz (Elfenthal) - Guest and Backing Vocals on "Étaín" and "Meredead" and Baroque Guitar on "Tell-Tale Eyes"
John Kelly (Elfenthal) - Guest Vocals on "Tell-Tale Eyes"

Chirstina Roch - Uileann Pipes on "Sigrlinn", "Spirit's Masquerade", "Tell-Tale Eyes", "To France" and Whistles on "Kråkevisa", "Meredead", "Mine Tåror er ei Grimme", Sigrlinn", "Spirit's Masquerade", "Tell-Tale Eyes" and "To France"
Jann Kirchhof - Fiddle on "Étaín", "Nystev" and "Velvet Heart", and Nyckelharpa on "Kråkevisa"
Thorsten Bauer - Mandoline on "Spirit's Masquerade", "Tell-Tale Eyes", "To France"

Music by Thorsten Bauer, Alexander Krull,
Lyrics by Liv Kristine Espenæs Krull Published by Warner Chappell Music

Except lyrics of "Nystev", "Kråkevisa" (Traditionals) and "To France" (music & lyrics by Mike Oldfield, published by Oldfield Music Overseas Ltd / Stage Three Music Publishing Limited)
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