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Preparing for War (Special Edition)

Darkthrone

Type:
Compilation
Release date:
July 24th, 2006
Catalog ID:
CDVILEB134
Version desc.:
Special edition
Label:
Peaceville Records
Format:
2CD + DVD
Reviews:
8 reviews (avg. 79%)
Disc 1 (CD)
1. Transilvanian Hunger 06:00   Show lyrics
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2. Snowfall 09:05   instrumental
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3. Archipelago 04:52   Show lyrics
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4. I en hall med flesk og mjød 05:05   Show lyrics
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5. The Pagan Winter 06:35   Show lyrics
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6. Grave with a View 03:27   Show lyrics
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7. Eon / Thulcandra (live) 04:51   Show lyrics
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8. Soria Moria (live) 03:42  
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9. Natassja in Eternal Sleep 03:26   Show lyrics
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10. Cromlech 04:09   Show lyrics
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11. In the Shadow of the Horns 06:57   Show lyrics
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12. Neptune Towers 03:28   Show lyrics
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13. Under a Funeral Moon 04:57   Show lyrics
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14. Skald av Satans sol 04:18   Show lyrics
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15. Iconoclasm Sweeps Cappadocia 04:00   Show lyrics
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Disc 2 (CD)
1. Eon 03:50   instrumental
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2. Thulcandra 05:46   Show lyrics
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3. The Watchtower 05:17   Show lyrics
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4. Accumulation of Generalization 03:11   Instrumental
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5. Sempiternal Sepulchrality 03:22   Show lyrics
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6. A Blaze in the Northern Sky 04:58   Instrumental
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7. Kathaarian Life Code 09:10   Instrumental
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8. The Pagan Winter 05:23   instrumental
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9. Where Cold Winds Blow 07:38   instrumental
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10. In the Shadow of the Horns 06:47   instrumental
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11. Summer of the Diabolical Holocaust 05:16   Show lyrics
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12. Crossing the Triangle of Flames 05:58   Show lyrics
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13. Under a Funeral Moon 05:09   Show lyrics
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Disc 3 (DVD)
1. Eon / Thulcandra 04:31   Show lyrics
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2. Soria Moria 03:31  
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3. Cromlech 06:54   Show lyrics
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4. Life 04:17  
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5. Soulside Journey 05:28   Show lyrics
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6. Black Daimon 03:53  
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7. Nor the Silent Whispers 03:48   Show lyrics
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8. As Desertshadows 05:10   Show lyrics
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9. Trident 07:07  
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10. Paragon Belial 05:52   Show lyrics
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11. A Blaze in the Northern Sky 05:48   Show lyrics
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12. Cromlech 04:16   Show lyrics
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13. Life 03:33  
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14. Soulside Journey 04:53   Show lyrics
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15. Black Daimon 03:45  
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16. Intro / Under a Funeral Moon 06:12   Show lyrics
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17. Blackwinged 06:08   Show lyrics
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18. Transilvanian Hunger 07:10   Show lyrics
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Additional line-up
Miscellaneous staff
Noel Summerville Mastering
Additional line-up
Noel Summerville Mastering
Read Worth acquiring for the DVD... 65% autothrall January 22nd, 2010
Read Flawed concept, but this... 82% hells_unicorn October 12th, 2008
Read ...And the point of this is? 25% The_Ghoul August 1st, 2008
Read Fantastic compilation,... 90% The_Grand_Destructor June 5th, 2007
Read Darkthrone - Preparing For War 82% Technogoat March 23rd, 2007
Read Love 'em or hate 'em, this... 95% blackoz September 9th, 2006
Read Great introduction 96% StillDeath March 17th, 2004
Read The Worst Darkthrones 95% Danthrax_Nasty October 21st, 2003

This album was released to commemorate the 10 year existence of the band. Containing their 'greatest hits' and some previously unreleased demo tracks.

Special edition re-release of the Preparing for War compilation in a clam box with poster and a booklet with an interview by James Hinchliffe.

Disc 1: Same as the original Preparing for War.
Tracks 1, 4 and 14 taken from Transilvanian Hunger, 1994.
Track 2 taken from A New Dimension demo, 1988.
Track 3 taken from Thulcandra demo, 1989.
Tracks 5 and 11 taken from A Blaze in the Northern Sky, 1992.
Tracks 6 and 10 taken from Soulside Journey, 1991.
Tracks 7 and 8 recorded live at television in Oslo, Norway, 1989.
Tracks 9 and 13 taken from Under a Funeral Moon, 1993.
Track 12 recorded live in Denmark, 1990.
Track 15 taken from the 1990-version of Cromlech demo, 1989.

Disc 2: Rare demo and rehearsal tracks.
Tracks 1-2 taken from Thulcandra demo, 1989.
Tracks 3-5 taken from Cromlech demo, 1989.
Track 6 taken from Goatlord demo, 1991.
Tracks 7-10 taken from A Blaze in the Northern Sky rehearsal, 1991.
Tracks 11-13 taken from Under a Funeral Moon rehearsal, 1992.

Disc 3: DVD with rare live performances, gallery and interviews about the re-releases of Soulside Journey, A Blaze in the Northern Sky, Under a Funeral Moon and Transilvanian Hunger.
Tracks 1-2 recorded live at television in Oslo, Norway, 1989.
Tracks 3-11 recorded live in Riihimaki, Finland, 1991.
Tracks 12-15 recorded live in Lahti, Finland, 1991.
Tracsk 16-18 recorded live in Oslo, Norway, 1996.

Recording information:

Tracks 1, 4 & 14 from Transilvanian Hunger LP (1994).
Tracks 5 & 11 from A Blaze in the Northern Sky LP (1992).
Tracks 6 & 10 from
Soulside Journey LP (1991).
Tracks 9 & 13 from Under a Funeral Moon LP (1993).
Track 2 from A New Dimension demo, 1988.
Track 3 from Thulcandra demo, 1989.
Tracks 7 & 8 recorded live in Oslo, 1989.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 801056013422
Matrix / Runout (CD1 - Version 1): BP-27777/CD1 CDVILEB134‖CD‖16081‖
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Matrix / Runout (CD1 - Version 2): BP-27777/CD1 CDVILEB134‖CD‖14229‖
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Mastering SID Code (CD2 - Version 2): IFPI LW35
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Mastering SID Code (DVD - Version 2): IFPI LW35
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Mould SID Code (DVD - Version 2): IFPI RP113
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Mastering SID Code (CD1,CD2,DVD - Version 3): IFPI LW35
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Added on: 2005-12-01 13:39:38 Last modified on: 2018-06-13 13:56:52