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Black One

Sunn O)))

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 17th, 2005
Catalog ID:
SUNN50
Label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Format:
CD
Reviews:
15 reviews (avg. 84%)
1. Sin Nanna 02:19   instrumental
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2. It Took the Night to Believe 05:56   Show lyrics
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3. Cursed Realms (of the Winterdemons) (Immortal cover) 10:10   Show lyrics
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4. Orthodox Caveman 10:02   instrumental
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5. CandleGoat 08:04   Show lyrics
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6. Cry for the Weeper 14:38   instrumental
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7. Báthory Erzsébet 16:00   Show lyrics
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Band members
MK Ultra Blizzard Guitars, Bass, Vocals, Horn, Woodwind
Mystik Fogg Invokator Guitars, Bass, Effects, Synthesizers, Keyboards
Guest/Session
Wrest Vocals (track 2)
Mathias Schneeberger Ambience (track 3)
Malefic Guitars (tracks 5, 6), Keyboards (track 6), Vocals (tracks 3, 7)
Oren Ambarchi Vocals (track 1), Noises (track 1), Horns (track 6), Woodwind (track 6), Gong (track 7), Bells (track 7), Drums (tracks 1, 4), Cymbals (tracks 1, 7), Guitars (tracks 1, 6, 7)
John Wiese Ambience (track 3), Electronics (track 5)
Miscellaneous staff
Mark Chalecki Mastering
Count Von Schneeberger Recording, Mixing
Chris Townend Mixing
Greg Anderson Producer
Stephen O'Malley Producer, Art direction
Oren Ambarchi Recording
Reedo Recording
Jo Ratcliffe Cover art
Seldon Hunt Typography
MK Ultra Blizzard Guitars, Bass, Vocals, Horn, Woodwind
Mystik Fogg Invokator Guitars, Bass, Effects, Synthesizers, Keyboards
Wrest Vocals (track 2)
Mathias Schneeberger Ambience (track 3)
Malefic Guitars (tracks 5, 6), Keyboards (track 6), Vocals (tracks 3, 7)
Oren Ambarchi Vocals (track 1), Noises (track 1), Horns (track 6), Woodwind (track 6), Gong (track 7), Bells (track 7), Drums (tracks 1, 4), Cymbals (tracks 1, 7), Guitars (tracks 1, 6, 7)
John Wiese Ambience (track 3), Electronics (track 5)
Mark Chalecki Mastering
Count Von Schneeberger Recording, Mixing
Chris Townend Mixing
Greg Anderson Producer
Stephen O'Malley Producer, Art direction
Oren Ambarchi Recording
Reedo Recording
Jo Ratcliffe Cover art
Seldon Hunt Typography
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"Cursed Realms (Of the Winterdemons)" is technically a cover song of the Immortal song of the same name; however, the music itself is different from the actual song (but Sunn O))) used the same lyrics from the song.)

"Báthory Erzsébet" also is considered a loose cover version of the song "A Fine Day to Die" by Bathory.

The vocals of the song "CandleGoat" are taken from "Freezing Moon" by Mayhem and were written by Dead in 1991.

Malefic, who is claustrophobic, was locked in a casket to record the vocals for "Báthory Erzsébet".

The first song refers to the sole member of Tasmanian black metal band Striborg.

Double CD version released by Southern Lord Recordings limited to 2000 numbered copies. The second disk is titled Solstitium Fulminate - Live In Roskilde 2005 and contains the tracklist:
1. Wine & Fog (21:29)
2. Vlad Tepes (16:43)

Double LP version released by Southern Lord Recordings limited to 5000 copies.
Pressing info:
- 1000 copies on 180g black vinyl (with poster)
- 1000 copies on solid grey vinyl
- 1000 copies on transparent grey vinyl
- 1000 copies on grey swirl vinyl
- 1000 copies on black/grey swirl vinyl
- 15 copies test pressing

Released as a double LP picture disc vinyl in 2005 by Southern Lord Recordings, limited to 500 copies.


Re-released as a double CD in 2007 by Daymare Recordings. Both are protected by a plastic seal, and there's also a biography in one of the sleeves, written entirely in Japanese. The second CD was originally released as an tour-only CD. Recorded live at Alzette Kulturfabrik, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg in February 2006 during their European tour. It has the tracklist:
1. Orthodox Caveman (6:15)
2. Hallow-Cave (21:58)
3. Reptile Lux (13:26)
4. Candlegoat / Bathori (21:54)

Recording information:

Initial tracks recorded in September & November 2004 at The Sanctuary. Primary tracks recorded in May 2005 at Donner-Blitzen, mixed in May 2005 at Donner-Blitzen. Ambarchi pieces recorded at Jerker House, overdubs and mixing done at BigJesusBurger in June 2005, assembled at Donner-Blitzen in July 2005. Additional 4-tracking on Wrest & Malefic's machines in early 2005.
Mastered at Capitol Mastering.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Sticker on jewel case): 8 08720 00502 8
Matrix / Runout: CA SUNN50 @@@@ 09/14/05 01/05/19 PM
Mastering SID Code: IFPI L036
Mould SID Code: IFPI 122D

Added by: mepp Modified by: Sodomatic_Slaughter
Added on: 2005-07-14 11:31:05 Last modified on: 2016-03-02 02:58:59