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Abigail

King Diamond

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 21st, 1987
Catalog ID:
RR 9622
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
18 reviews (avg. 97%)
Side A
1. Funeral 01:30   Show lyrics
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2. Arrival 05:27   Show lyrics
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3. A Mansion in Darkness 04:34   Show lyrics
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4. The Family Ghost 04:06   Show lyrics
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5. The 7th Day of July 1777 04:50   Show lyrics
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Side B
6. Omens 03:57   Show lyrics
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7. The Possession 03:26   Show lyrics
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8. Abigail 04:51   Show lyrics
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9. Black Horsemen 07:39   Show lyrics
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Band members
Timi Hansen Bass
Andy LaRocque Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Michael Denner Guitars (lead)
Mikkey Dee Drums
King Diamond Vocals
Guest/Session
Roberto Falcao Keyboard effects
Miscellaneous staff
King Diamond Producer
Mikkey Dee Assistant producer
Michael Denner Assistant producer
Roberto Falcao Engineering
Andy LaRocque Additional guitar production
Jorgen Bak Cover art
Öle Ludgren Cover art
Thomas Holm Cover art
Torbjorn Jorgensen Cover art
Timi Hansen Bass
Andy LaRocque Guitars (lead, rhythm)
Michael Denner Guitars (lead)
Mikkey Dee Drums
King Diamond Vocals
Roberto Falcao Keyboard effects
King Diamond Producer
Mikkey Dee Assistant producer
Michael Denner Assistant producer
Roberto Falcao Engineering
Andy LaRocque Additional guitar production
Jorgen Bak Cover art
Öle Ludgren Cover art
Thomas Holm Cover art
Torbjorn Jorgensen Cover art
Read Unparalleled 100% Mike_O_Negative May 7th, 2017
Read Whoa. 100% DSOfan97 March 7th, 2016
Read Hail to the King, Part II 100% mjollnir March 16th, 2014
Read 25th Anniversary 100% FullMetalAttorney July 18th, 2013
Read The Shining Masterpiece 95% VirginSteele_Helstar March 17th, 2013
Read The Rebirth of The King 100% TheZombieXecutioner January 11th, 2013
Read In Heavy Metal Terms: The... 100% Ritchie Black Iommi August 27th, 2012
Read Beyond elegant 100% autothrall December 2nd, 2009
Read Kind Diamond at their best. 96% evermetal October 22nd, 2009
Read You could easily... 91% TheSunOfNothing August 16th, 2009
Read Closes in on perfection 99% TwilightMoonReviews August 15th, 2009
Read Abigail, I know you're in... 84% Nhorf June 18th, 2008
Read There is amazing and then... 99% ozzeh July 27th, 2007
Read Where it all... 97% Empyreal June 26th, 2007
Read Where Abigail Rests... 95% NecroWraith February 13th, 2007
Read One of the best concept CD's 98% Crimsonblood January 31st, 2003
Read Masterpiece 95% MetalThunder January 25th, 2003
Read Greatest King Diamond album 100% axman August 3rd, 2002

Trivia:
- The album peaked at #123 on the Billboard 200.
- Though initially planned as a stand alone concept album, in 2002 King Diamond released Abigail II: The Revenge which takes up the story some 18 years later.
- This album is dedicated to the memory of the bravest and noblest man I have ever known, my father R.I.P. until we meet again. King.

Music video:
- The Family Ghost

Reissued by Roadrunner Records on September 8th 2003 as a part of Roadrunner's Two from the Vault series remastered along with Fatal Portrait on 2 CD's, CD 2 has the same bonus tracks as the 1997 reissue.

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Sound Track Studio, Copenhagen December - January - February, '86-'87.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 16861-9622-1 0
Label Code: LC 9321
Rights Society: STEMRA
Matrix / Runout (Side 1): RR 9622 - A HCB 870104
Matrix / Runout (Side 2): RR 9622 - B HCB 870104

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