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The Quantum Enigma

Epica

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 2nd, 2014
Catalog ID:
NB 3222-2 / 27361 32222
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
7 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Originem 02:11   Show lyrics
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2. The Second Stone 05:00   Show lyrics
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3. The Essence of Silence 04:47   Show lyrics
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4. Victims of Contingency 03:31   Show lyrics
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5. Sense Without Sanity (The Impervious Code) 07:42   Show lyrics
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6. Unchain Utopia 04:45   Show lyrics
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7. The Fifth Guardian 03:04   instrumental
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8. Chemical Insomnia 05:12   Show lyrics
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9. Reverence (Living in the Heart) 05:02   Show lyrics
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10. Omen (The Ghoulish Malady) 05:28   Show lyrics
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11. Canvas of Life 05:28   Show lyrics
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12. Natural Corruption 05:24   Show lyrics
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13. The Quantum Enigma (Kingdom of Heaven, Part II) 11:53   Show lyrics
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Band members
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 4, 5, 10, 13), Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-5, 9, 10, 13)
Coen Janssen Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (tracks 7, 11)
Simone Simons Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11, 12)
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 3, 9)
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead, acoustic, classical), Songwriting (tracks 2, 6-8, 12)
Rob van der Loo Bass
Guest/Session
Miro Rodenberg Orchestration
Joost van den Broek Orchestration
Marcela Bovio Vocals (backing)
Daniël de Jongh Vocals (additional) (track 13)
PA'dam Vocals (choirs)
Annie Tångberg Cello
David Faber Cello
Jan Willem Troost Cello
Thomas van Geelen Cello
Ben Mathot Violin (1st)
Judith van Driel Violin (2nd)
Mark Mulder Viola
Marleen Wester Violin (1st)
Ian de Jong Violin (1st)
Emma van der Schalie Violin (1st)
Merel Jonker Violin (1st)
Floortje Beljon Violin (2nd)
Loes Dooren Violin (2nd)
Vera van der Bie Violin (2nd)
Adriaan Breunis Viola
Amber Hendriks Viola
Miscellaneous staff
Bob Katsionis Songwriting (track 1)
Frank Schiphorst Songwriting (additional) (track 4)
Miro Rodenberg Songwriting (additional) (track 7)
Jack Driessen Songwriting (additional) (track 4)
Joost van den Broek Producer, Engineering, Editing
Jacob Hansen Mixing
Darius van Helfteren Mastering
Jos Driessen Engineering, Editing
Maria van Nieukerken Conductor (choir)
Maarten de Peijper Engineering
Stefan Heilemann Photography, Art direction, Design
Tonnie Simons (R.I.P. 2013) Artwork
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 4, 5, 10, 13), Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-5, 9, 10, 13)
Coen Janssen Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (tracks 7, 11)
Simone Simons Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11, 12)
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 3, 9)
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead, acoustic, classical), Songwriting (tracks 2, 6-8, 12)
Rob van der Loo Bass
Miro Rodenberg Orchestration
Joost van den Broek Orchestration
Marcela Bovio Vocals (backing)
Daniël de Jongh Vocals (additional) (track 13)
PA'dam Vocals (choirs)
Annie Tångberg Cello
David Faber Cello
Jan Willem Troost Cello
Thomas van Geelen Cello
Ben Mathot Violin (1st)
Judith van Driel Violin (2nd)
Mark Mulder Viola
Marleen Wester Violin (1st)
Ian de Jong Violin (1st)
Emma van der Schalie Violin (1st)
Merel Jonker Violin (1st)
Floortje Beljon Violin (2nd)
Loes Dooren Violin (2nd)
Vera van der Bie Violin (2nd)
Adriaan Breunis Viola
Amber Hendriks Viola
Bob Katsionis Songwriting (track 1)
Frank Schiphorst Songwriting (additional) (track 4)
Miro Rodenberg Songwriting (additional) (track 7)
Jack Driessen Songwriting (additional) (track 4)
Joost van den Broek Producer, Engineering, Editing
Jacob Hansen Mixing
Darius van Helfteren Mastering
Jos Driessen Engineering, Editing
Maria van Nieukerken Conductor (choir)
Maarten de Peijper Engineering
Stefan Heilemann Photography, Art direction, Design
Tonnie Simons (R.I.P. 2013) Artwork
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Songwriting for tracks 1-6, 8-13 are also credited to Epica collectively.

Music video:
- Victims of Contingency

Recording information:

Recorded at Sandlane Recording Facilities in the Netherlands between September 2013 and January 2014.
Mixed at Hansen Studios, Denmark.
Mastered at Amsterdam Mastering.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Printed): 7 27361 32222 9
Barcode (String): 727361322229
Matrix / Runout: CAP02419 NB3222-2DLT 01 Technicolor
Mastering SID Code: IFPILR79
Mould SID Code: IFPI UGAA
Rights Society: GEMA
Label Code: LC 07027

Added by: DraakUla Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2014-02-16 04:29:16 Last modified on: 2018-12-14 12:12:21