Green Carnation - A Blessing In Disguise

8.4 | 192 votes |
Release date: 16 June 2003
Style: Gothic metal, Progressive metal


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01. Crushed To Dust
02. Lullaby In Winter
03. Writings On The Wall
04. Into Deep
05. The Boy In The Attic
06. Two Seconds In Life
07. Myron & Cole
08. As Life Flows By
09. Rain
10. Stay On These Roads [A-Ha cover] [Vinyl bonus]

Terje "Tchort" Vik Schei - guitars
Kjetil Nordhus - vocals
Stein Roger Sordal - bass, guitars, harp
Anders Kobro - drums
Bernt Andre Moen - keyboards, piano
Bjørn "Berserk" Hårstad - lead guitar, effects

Additional info
Recorded at Bingen and Jailhouse studio, Kristiansand.
Produced by Tchort.
Mixed by Hans K. Eidskard.
Engineered by Hans K. Eidskard.
Mastered by Audun Strype at Strype Audio.

Cover concept by Tchort.
Graphic design by 101 Images.

Pre-production recorded at Brown Sound Studio by Stein Roger Sordal and Tchort.
Engineered by Stein Roger Sordal.

Recorded with the participation of Christiansand Chamber Ensemble.

Staff review by
After their 60 minute-long opus, Green Carnation returns with a more classic album.
The question: "can this third release be better than their previous masterpiece?" can't really be asked as far it's not the same type of album, but let's see in details what it is made of:

The first track, "Crushed To Dust", is just raw and simple, no introduction: we're invited to start the listening with a good heavy track, and that's quite surprising for Green Carnation.

published 18.10.2003 | Comments (6)

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27.11.2013 - 17:07
Rating: 8
Metal Addict
This is not my favourite Green Carnation record, but I still like it. It's hard to choose the highlights, because all the songs are good.
"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
16.12.2014 - 19:14
Rating: 7
The Nothingth
Whoa this album's great. I mean, it's not like that other album of theirs... but it's still great. Terrible album cover though
And the tears that we will weep today
Will all be washed away
By the tears that we will weep again tomorrow

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