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Crypt of the Wizard


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Dark Dungeon Music
2 reviews (avg. 90%)
1. Ferden og kallet 05:50  
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2. Da vi bygde tårnet 08:01  
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3. Under tårnets skygge 05:49  
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4. En sirkel av kosmisk kaos 07:30  
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5. Vandrerens sang 08:00  
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6. Den bortdrevne regnbuen 05:39  
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7. Trollmannens krypt 06:09  
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8. Stjernefødt 04:54  
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9. I mørket drømmende 05:58  
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10. Fanget i krystal 03:38  
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Band members
Mortiis Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Dennis Ironmountain Layout
Mortiis Producer, Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
Mortiis Keyboards
Dennis Ironmountain Layout
Mortiis Producer, Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
Read Blast From the Past Vol. 3... 94% Sigillum_Dei_Ameth October 26th, 2009
Read Goofy, but a hell of a lot... 85% ForNaught May 20th, 2009

Was released as CD and Gatefold-LP Limited to 500 copies.
And it is an compilation of the 5 EPs released in 1996.

Re-released in 1999 by Earache Records with a different cover (left).
Every song released on 5 double-sided 12" EPs. Every vinyl has different colour.

For the first release Mortiis used artwork by famous artist John Bauer, but didn't have the rights, so the booklet says "artwork by unknown" and this caused a lawsuit by the museum that owns the right to the art.

The second release had new (more simple) artwork with just some pics of Mortiis himself.

The third release came with slipcase and this time Mortiis got himself the rights to the artwork by John Bauer.

All music made and arranged by Mortiis '95-'96.

English translations:
1 The Journey and The Call
2 When We Raised the Tower
3 Under the Shadow of the Tower
4 A Circle of Cosmic Chaos
5 The Wanderer's Song
6 The Banished Rainbow
7 Crypt of the Wizard
8 Starborn
9 In Darkness Dreaming
10 Captured in Crystal

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Silver Dragon Studio Jan-March '96.


Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DADC Austria (logotype) A0100191800-0101 22 A2
Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L552
Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 94C7
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DADC Austria (logotype) A0100191800-0101 22 A3
Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L552
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 94E1

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