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Release date: 3 June 2008
Style: Progressive metal

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Disc I
01. Coil [feat. Nathalie Lorichs]
02. Heir Apparent
03. The Lotus Eater
04. Burden
05. Porcelain Heart
06. Hessian Peel
07. Hex Omega
08. Derelict Herds [bonus]
09. Mellotron Heart [bonus]

Disc II [DVD 5.1 Mix, Special Edition]
01. Coil [feat. Nathalie Lorichs]
02. Heir Apparent
03. The Lotus Eater
04. Burden
05. Porcelain Heart
06. Hessian Peel
07. Hex Omega
08. Derelict Herds [bonus]
09. Bridge Of Sighs [Robin Trower cover] [bonus]
10. Den Ständiga Resan [Marie Fredriksson cover] [bonus]
+ Rehearsal Tapes [documentary]

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Line-up
Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals, guitars
Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
Fredrik Åkesson - guitars
Martin "Axe" Axenrot - drums
Martin Mendez - bass

Session musicians
Karin Svensson - violin
Christoffer Wadensten - flute
Lisa Almberg - english horn, oboe
Andreas Tengberg - cello

Guest musicians
Nathalie Lorichs - vocals


Additional info
Collector's Edition CD:
- The digipak includes a bonus disc which includes a 5.1 audio mix of the entire album with three bonus tracks, extensive video content, and expanded artwork.

Double green 2-LP:
- Reissued only for the Record Store Day of 2014.

Staff review by
Demonic Tutor

Rating:
9.1
Every time Swedish masters Opeth release a new album, expectations from their hordes of fans are very high. This time around, with the departure of two very influential long-time members, their new record Watershed could have been the end of an era. However, Watershed is yet another tour de force performance from Opeth.

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published 22.08.2008 | Comments (103)

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Bad English - 22.03.2015 at 19:48  
Rating: 9 Good album, but after it I didn't actually think what next would sound ---
Dima - 03.05.2015 at 17:46  
Rating: 9 They played Lotus Eater. Everyone in my area started dancing when the funky bit began. It was amazing.
musclassia - 03.05.2015 at 18:28  
Rating: 9
Written by Dima on 03.05.2015 at 17:46

They played Lotus Eater. Everyone in my area started dancing when the funky bit began. It was amazing.


That song is just incredible. The whole album is really fine but certainly my favourite track from the record. The blast beats and clean vocals mix is something people should try out more often - it sounds great here but I'm struggling to think of (m)any occasions where other bands have used it. And the funky bit is sweet as hell.

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