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Mother Earth

Within Temptation

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
December 4th, 2000
Catalog ID:
DSFA1021
Label:
DSFA Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
8 reviews (avg. 71%)
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2. Ice Queen 05:20   Show lyrics
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3. Our Farewell 05:19   Show lyrics
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4. Caged 05:47   Show lyrics
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5. The Promise 08:00   Show lyrics
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6. Never-Ending Story 04:03   Show lyrics
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7. Deceiver of Fools 07:35   Show lyrics
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8. Intro 01:06   instrumental
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9. Dark Wings 04:14   Show lyrics
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10. In Perfect Harmony 06:59   Show lyrics
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Band members
Sharon den Adel Vocals, Lyrics
Martijn Westerholt Keyboards
Michiel Papenhove Guitars (lead)
Ivar de Graaf Drums
Jeroen van Veen Bass
Robert Westerholt Guitars (rhythm)
Guest/Session
Hans Cassa Vocals (choirs)
Melissa 't Hart Vocals (choirs)
Yvonne Rooda Vocals (choirs)
René Dissel Bass (fretless) (track 6)
René Merkelbach Keyboards, Orchestrations
Guus Eikens Synthesizer
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitar solo (track 9)
Caspar De Jonge Vocals (choirs)
Miscellaneous staff
Fred van Diem Photography
Dennis van der Meule Design
Anthony van den Berg Executive producer
Stephen van Haestregt Engineering
Oscar Holleman Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Sharon den Adel Vocals, Lyrics
Martijn Westerholt Keyboards
Michiel Papenhove Guitars (lead)
Ivar de Graaf Drums
Jeroen van Veen Bass
Robert Westerholt Guitars (rhythm)
Hans Cassa Vocals (choirs)
Melissa 't Hart Vocals (choirs)
Yvonne Rooda Vocals (choirs)
René Dissel Bass (fretless) (track 6)
René Merkelbach Keyboards, Orchestrations
Guus Eikens Synthesizer
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitar solo (track 9)
Caspar De Jonge Vocals (choirs)
Fred van Diem Photography
Dennis van der Meule Design
Anthony van den Berg Executive producer
Stephen van Haestregt Engineering
Oscar Holleman Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Read Some really beautiful music... 89% Whackooyzero December 25th, 2011
Read A More Organic Sound 93% FOrbIDen August 13th, 2011
Read Below average, at best 55% TommyA March 16th, 2011
Read For fans of Enya and Lorena... 71% kluseba December 21st, 2010
Read Epitome of Mediocrity 63% Khull January 7th, 2009
Read Mother Crap 16% Sean16 September 24th, 2006
Read A majestic, exquisite and... 86% Atarisegatendo December 7th, 2005
Read One Listen and You are... 95% Colonel_Kurtz September 18th, 2004

Catalogue number: DSFA 1021.
The limited-edition release (catalogue number: DSFA 1022) contains a bonus CD with a CD-ROM section that includes the bonus track "World of Make Believe" (04:45), movies (Dynamo, Lowlands, a videoclip for "The Dance" and The Making Of...), pictures, and more.

With its initial release, "Mother Earth" was not released in all the European countries. G.U.N. Records has made the album available in all of Europe, in digipack version with a special new cover and four bonus tracks:
11. Deep Within [live] (4:21)
12. The Dance [live] (5:12)
13. Restless [classical version] (5:38)
14. Bittersweet (3:21)

This album exists in numerous versions, along with the first release and the aforementioned limited edition by DSFA:

- CD re-release by Hellion Records, with the same bonus content as the limited edition by DSFA;
- Digipack re-release by BMG, on 27/01/03, with the bonus tracks 'Deep Within' (Live, 2002), 'The Dance' (Live, 2002), 'Restless' and 'Bittersweet';
- CD re-release by BMG, on 21/07/2003, with the bonus tracks 'Enter' (Live at Utrecht 1998), 'The Dance' (Live at Utrecht 1998), 'Restless' and 'Bittersweet';
- CD re-release, exclusive for China, with the same content as the Digipack re-release by BMG;
- CD re-release by Sanctuary Records (catalogue number: SANDX307), on 6/09/2004, with the same content as the CD re-release by BMG, and a DVD containing a promo video for the song "Mother earth" and a live version of "Never-Ending Story", "Caged", "Mother Earth" and a backstage report;
- CD re-release by Roadrunner Records (catalogue number: RR 7966-2), on 5.08.2008, with the bonus tracks "Deceiver of Fools", "Caged", "Candles" and "Ice Queen" (all recorded live on 22/07/2005 in Amsterdam)

LP releases:
-Orange 7", by DSFA (catalogue number: DSFA 1024), only released in Netherlands, Limited to 2000 copies;
-Green 7", by BMG, only released in Germany.

Also released in Poland on cassette by Mass Records. This version has the "basic" track-listing.

Identifiers:

Barcode (String): 638592405622
Barcode (Text): 6 38592 405622
Matrix / Runout: DOCdata DSFA 1021
Mastering SID Code: IFPI LJ82
Mould SID Code: IFPI 3611

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