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The Holographic Principle

Epica

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 30th, 2016
Catalog ID:
NB 3687-2 / 27361 36872
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 85%)
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2. Edge of the Blade 04:34   Show lyrics
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3. A Phantasmic Parade 04:36   Show lyrics
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4. Universal Death Squad 06:38   Show lyrics
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5. Divide and Conquer 07:48   Show lyrics
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6. Beyond the Matrix 06:26   Show lyrics
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7. Once upon a Nightmare 07:08   Show lyrics
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8. The Cosmic Algorithm 04:54   Show lyrics
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9. Ascension (Dream State Armageddon) 05:16   Show lyrics
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10. Dancing in a Hurricane 05:26   Show lyrics
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11. Tear Down Your Walls 05:03   Show lyrics
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12. The Holographic Principle (A Profound Understanding of Reality) 11:35   Show lyrics
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Band members
Mark Jansen Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1, 5, 9, 11, 12), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4-6, 8, 11, 12)
Coen Janssen Keyboards, Piano, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Tubular bells, Samples, Effects, Songwriting (tracks 1, 7, 10)
Simone Simons Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 7, 10)
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Timpani, Vocals (grunts), Spoken word (track 9), Songwriting (track 3)
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Mandolin, Balalaika, Bouzouki, Ukulele, Orchestration, Songwriting (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8)
Rob van der Loo Bass, Songwriting (track 9)
Guest/Session
Joost van den Broek Samples, Effects
Marcela Bovio Vocals (backing)
Linda Janssen Vocals (backing)
Cato Janssen Child's voice (track 1)
Paul Babikian Elven King's voice (track 7)
PA'dam Chamber Choir Vocals (choirs)
Ben Mathot Violin
Ian de Jong Violin
Sabine Poiesz Violin
Floortje Beljon Violin
Loes Dooren Violin
Vera van der Bie Violin
Marieke de Bruijn Violin
Mark Mulder Viola
Frank Goossens Viola
René van Munster Cello
Geneviève Verhage Cello
Eilidh Martin Cello
Jurgen van Nijnatten Trumpet
Marnix Coster Trumpet
Henk Veldt French horn
Alex Thyssen French horn
Paul Langerman Trombone
Lennart de Winter Trombone
Jeroen Goossens Flute, Piccolo, Bassoon
Thijs Dapper Oboe, Oboe d'amore
Jack Pisters Sitar
Miscellaneous staff
Darius van Helfteren Mastering (additional)
Coen Janssen Arrangements (choir, orchestral), Score, Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Ben Mathot Score (strings)
Robin Assen Score (brass, woods)
Jaap Toorenaar Lyrics translation (Latin)
Jos Driessen Engineering, Editing
Gjalt Lucassen Lyrics translation (Latin)
Isaac Delahaye Arrangements (orchestral), Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Sascha Paeth Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Maria van Nieukerken Conductor (choir)
Stefan Heilemann Art direction, Photography (band), Design
Jacob Hansen Mixing, Mastering
Joost van den Broek Recording, Engineering, Editing, Co-mixing, Co-producer, Arrangements (orchestral), Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Mark Jansen Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1, 5, 9, 11, 12), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4-6, 8, 11, 12)
Coen Janssen Keyboards, Piano, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Tubular bells, Samples, Effects, Songwriting (tracks 1, 7, 10)
Simone Simons Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 7, 10)
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Timpani, Vocals (grunts), Spoken word (track 9), Songwriting (track 3)
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Mandolin, Balalaika, Bouzouki, Ukulele, Orchestration, Songwriting (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8)
Rob van der Loo Bass, Songwriting (track 9)
Joost van den Broek Samples, Effects
Marcela Bovio Vocals (backing)
Linda Janssen Vocals (backing)
Cato Janssen Child's voice (track 1)
Paul Babikian Elven King's voice (track 7)
PA'dam Chamber Choir Vocals (choirs)
Ben Mathot Violin
Ian de Jong Violin
Sabine Poiesz Violin
Floortje Beljon Violin
Loes Dooren Violin
Vera van der Bie Violin
Marieke de Bruijn Violin
Mark Mulder Viola
Frank Goossens Viola
René van Munster Cello
Geneviève Verhage Cello
Eilidh Martin Cello
Jurgen van Nijnatten Trumpet
Marnix Coster Trumpet
Henk Veldt French horn
Alex Thyssen French horn
Paul Langerman Trombone
Lennart de Winter Trombone
Jeroen Goossens Flute, Piccolo, Bassoon
Thijs Dapper Oboe, Oboe d'amore
Jack Pisters Sitar
Darius van Helfteren Mastering (additional)
Coen Janssen Arrangements (choir, orchestral), Score, Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Ben Mathot Score (strings)
Robin Assen Score (brass, woods)
Jaap Toorenaar Lyrics translation (Latin)
Jos Driessen Engineering, Editing
Gjalt Lucassen Lyrics translation (Latin)
Isaac Delahaye Arrangements (orchestral), Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Sascha Paeth Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
Maria van Nieukerken Conductor (choir)
Stefan Heilemann Art direction, Photography (band), Design
Jacob Hansen Mixing, Mastering
Joost van den Broek Recording, Engineering, Editing, Co-mixing, Co-producer, Arrangements (orchestral), Arrangements (vocal lines co-writing)
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Songwriting for tracks 2-12 are also credited to Epica collectively.

Music videos:
- Edge of the Blade
- Beyond the Matrix

Recording information:

Produced by Epica.
Recorded at Sandlane Recording Facilities, Rijen, the Netherlands between December 2015 and May 2016.
Sitar recorded at Music Matrix Studios, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Paul's voice recorded at PaulyB Studios, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Mixed at Hansen Studios, Ribe, Denmark in June 2016.
Additional mastering at Amsterdam Mastering, Amsterdam, the Netherlands in June 2016.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 7 27361 36872 2
Label Code: LC 07027
Rights Society: GEMA

Added by: DiesMortisMeae Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2016-06-17 12:10:25 Last modified on: 2018-12-17 05:15:01