Therion - Theli


8.8 | 707 votes |
Release date: 9 August 1996
Style: Symphonic metal

Owners:

997 have it
73 want it


01. Preludium
02. To Mega Therion
03. Cults Of The Shadow
04. In The Desert Of Set
05. Interludium
06. Nightside Of Eden
07. Opus Eclipse
08. Invocation Of Naamah
09. The Siren Of The Woods
10. Grand Finale / Postludium
11. In Remembrance [2014 reissue bonus]
12. Black Fairy [2014 reissue bonus]
13. Fly To The Rainbow [Scorpions cover] [2014 reissue bonus]

Top 20 albums of 1996: 7

Line-up
Christofer Johnsson - guitar, vocals, keyboards
Piotr Wawrzeniuk - drums, vocals
Lars Rosenberg - bass
Jonas Mellberg - guitars, keyboards


Additional musicians
Dan Erland Swanö - vocals
Anja Krenz - soprano vocals
Axel Patz - bass, baritone vocals
Gottfried Koch - programming, keyboards
Jan Peter Genkel - grand piano, keyboards, programming

The North German Radio Choir: Raphaela Mayhaus, Bettina Stumm (soprano), Ursula Ritters (alto), Ergin Onat (tenor), Joachim Gebhardt, Klaus Bulow (bass).

The Siren Choir: Anja Krenz, Constanze Arens (soprano), Riekje Weber (alto), Stephan Gade (tenor), Axel Patz (bass, baritone).

Additional info
Recorded in January-March 1996 at Impuls Studio, Hamburg.
Mastered at Central Sound Studio, Hamburg.
Engineered by Gottfried Koch and Jan Peter Genkel.
Mixed by Jan Peter Genkel.
Produced by Jan Peter Genkel, Gottfried Koch and Therion.
Mastered by Jan Peter Genkel.
Cover art, layout and graphic design by P. Gron.
The orchestration on this album was made by The Barmbek Symphony Orchestra, samples and keyboards.

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Comments: 11   Visited by: 1039 users
06.09.2010 - 20:49
Rating: 10
Vonpire

NO review for one of the best albuns EVER!???!?!
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21.03.2011 - 23:52
Rating: 8
Sword_Chant

Just listened to this band and holy fuck, this album IS awesome. Thanks MS!
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19.07.2011 - 14:26
Rating: 10
drdml

1 of the best albums i've ever heard
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10.11.2012 - 19:48
Rating: 10
Kocha

Written by Vonpire on 06.09.2010 at 20:49

NO review for one of the best albuns EVER!???!?!

I'm disappointed as well.
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19.11.2014 - 17:24
Rating: 8
Spanishkiller

Sorry guys, I just can't see the deal with this album. Of course it is good, but...
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07.12.2016 - 15:29
Rating: 10
Remo2012

An almost forgotten symphonic metal jewel? This album is a masterpiece!:bow:
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28.01.2017 - 06:25
Rating: 8
DeathMetal

Don't judge an album by it's cover.
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20.06.2018 - 12:46
Maldoror

The best symphonic album forever
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20.01.2021 - 13:35
Rating: 9
Paulh

Easily their best album. A shame they lightened their sound after this one and watered down some of the darker, heavier parts.
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27.01.2021 - 20:41
panths

I was 15yo when this album came out.for a reason i play this album to my parents on our holidays....i think they like it.but that was the first time i realise that metal music isn't the best to listen with others.nice album thou....
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04.03.2021 - 00:55
Scintil

Great ebolacore
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