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The Mantle

Agalloch

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 15th, 2016
Catalog ID:
TE519-1
Version desc.:
Remastered
Label:
The End Records
Format:
2 12" vinyls (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
32 reviews (avg. 88%)
Disc 1
Side A
1. A Celebration for the Death of Man... 02:24   instrumental
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2. In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion 14:44   Show lyrics
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Side B
3. Odal 07:38   instrumental
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4. I Am the Wooden Doors 06:10   Show lyrics
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5. The Lodge 04:39   instrumental
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  35:35  
Disc 2
Side A
1. You Were But a Ghost in My Arms 09:13   Show lyrics
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2. The Hawthorne Passage 11:17   Show lyrics
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Side B
3. ...and the Great Cold Death of the Earth 07:13   Show lyrics
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4. A Desolation Song 05:07   Show lyrics
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  32:50  
Original line-up
Band members
John Haughm Vocals, Guitars (electric, 6 & 12-string acoustic), Drums, Percussion, Woodchimes, Ebow, Samples (track 7), Lyrics (tracks 1-9), Songwriting (tracks 1-8)
Don Anderson Guitars (electric, classical), Piano, Songwriting (tracks 2, 6-9)
Jason William Walton Bass, Ambience (track 3), Songwriting (tracks 4, 6, 7)
Guest/Session
Neta Smollack Samples (track 5)
Danielle Norton Trombone, Synthesizer (tracks 7, 8)
Ronn Chick Keyboards (tracks 1, 8), Bells (track 8), Mandolin (track 9)
Aaron Sholes Samples (track 5)
Ty Brubaker Contrabass (tracks 5, 8), Accordion (track 9)
Miscellaneous staff
Ronn Chick Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Producer
Aaron Sholes Art direction, Producer (pre-production)
John Haughm Producer, Layout, Photography
Original line-up
John Haughm Vocals, Guitars (electric, 6 & 12-string acoustic), Drums, Percussion, Woodchimes, Ebow, Samples (track 7), Lyrics (tracks 1-9), Songwriting (tracks 1-8)
Don Anderson Guitars (electric, classical), Piano, Songwriting (tracks 2, 6-9)
Jason William Walton Bass, Ambience (track 3), Songwriting (tracks 4, 6, 7)
Original line-up
Neta Smollack Samples (track 5)
Danielle Norton Trombone, Synthesizer (tracks 7, 8)
Ronn Chick Keyboards (tracks 1, 8), Bells (track 8), Mandolin (track 9)
Aaron Sholes Samples (track 5)
Ty Brubaker Contrabass (tracks 5, 8), Accordion (track 9)
Original line-up
Ronn Chick Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Producer
Aaron Sholes Art direction, Producer (pre-production)
John Haughm Producer, Layout, Photography
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Read A fucking great atmospheric... 100% Ciriuz April 18th, 2004
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Read Peaceful torrent of sorrow... 96% HealthySonicDiet December 23rd, 2003
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"Trudging Through Deep Snow" sample created by Aaron Sholes and Neta Smollack.

The ending sample used in "The Hawthorne Passage" is an excerpt taken from the film Fando y Lis by Alejandro Jodorowsky. The film itself is based on the play Fando y Lis by Spanish Theatre of the Absurd author Fernando Arrabal.

"...and the Great Cold Death of the Earth" contains lyrics adapted from Earth Making, a Cherokee folk tale.

Gatefold cover with printed inner sleeves.
Available on black and silver vinyl.

Recording information:

Recorded in several separate sessions between November 2001 and April 2002.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Text): 6 54436 05191 6
Barcode (String): 654436051916

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Added on: 2016-08-23 13:54:55 Last modified on: 2018-02-25 10:11:33