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Release date: 17 February 2006
Style: Folk metal, Progressive metal, Melodic death metal

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8.5 | 609 votes

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01. Two Moons
02. House Of Sleep
03. Leaves Scar
04. Born From Fire
05. Under A Soil And Black Stone
06. Perkele (The God Of Fire)
07. The Smoke
08. Same Flesh
09. Brother Moon
10. Empty Opening
11. Stone Woman [bonus]

Review
Lyrics (11)


Line-up
Tomi Joutsen - vocals
Esa Holopainen - guitars
Tomi "Samuel Lempo" Koivusaari - guitars
Niclas Etelävuori - bass
Santeri Kallio - keyboards
Jan "Malakias II" Rechberger - drums


Additional info
Produced by Amorphis.
All music arranged by Amorphis.
Mixed by Mikko Karmila at Finnvox Studios, Helsinki.
Recorded by Nino Laurenne and Tero Kinnunen at Sonic Pump Studios, Helsinki.
Mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios, Helsinki.
Vocals produced and arranged by Marco Hietala.

Lyrics are based on a single tale from Kalevala, KUllervo's Story.
Amorphis has used Paavo Haavikko's version with kind permission.
KUllervo's Story has been translated by Anselm Hollo and used by Amorphis with kind permission.
"Brother Moon" lyrics by Esa Holopainen.
"Under a Soil and Black Stone" lyrics by Tomi Koivusaari.
Additional vocals by Eternal Savo Choir and Anu Lilja.
Art direction by Travis Smith.

Staff review by
DerRozzengarten

Rating:
8.3
After "Far From The Sun" Pasi Koskinen decided to leave the band. Many of their fans seemed disappointed with the fact that he was no longer the one standing behind the microphone of Amorphis. As for me, being an Amorphis fan for years, I saw this decision as something very positive and the right move for the band after the personal big disappointment of "Far From The Sun". To strengthen my positive views on the new Amorphis period that was slowly unfolding, all that was remaining was to find out how the new singer sounds like and, finally, bear witness of their brand new album, "Eclipse".

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published 19.01.2006 | Comments (9)

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-Mayhem- - 01.09.2010 at 19:40  
Rating: 10 Eclipse is a great combination of various emotions and several different musical styles.
Very well done!
Still it is always over too fast.
Reza - 09.09.2010 at 00:06  
  Nice Album ! I really like "House Of Sleep"
Dentura - 09.01.2013 at 21:14  
Rating: 8 This is an awesome album! Probably my second or third favorite by the band (behind Skyforger and possibly Silent Waters).
Rhiannon - 15.02.2013 at 13:14  
  I'm not really familiar with Amorphis, but "Brother Moon" is such a great song. Very Finnish (whatever that means), cachy and melodic.
FinnRommi - 21.04.2014 at 02:16  
Rating: 10 Amorphiksen Tales From The Thousand Lakesin rinnalla, tämä on Amorphiksen paras levy.

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