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Release date: October 1990
Style: Gothic rock

Rating:

8.4 | 68 votes

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01. (Dead But Dreaming)
02. For Her Light
03. At The Gates Of Silent Memory
04. (Paradise Regained)
05. Submission
06. Sumerland (What Dreams May Come)
07. Wail Of Summer
08. And There Will Your Heart Be Also
09. Psychonaut (Lib III) [bonus]
10. Submission Two (The Dub Posture) [bonus]
11. Sumerland [single version] [bonus]

Review
Lyrics (8)


Line-up
Carl McCoy - vocals
Peter Yates - guitar
Paul Wright - guitar
Tony Pettitt - bass
Nod Wright - drums

Session musicians
Jon Carin - keyboards


Additional info
Produced by The Nephilim and Andy Jackson.
Engineered by Andy Jackson.
Track 9 produced by Bill Buchanan in association with The Nephilim.
Recorded at Park Gate Studios, Battle.
Additional recording and mixing at Astoria, Hampton Court.
Track 9 recorded at Real World.

Guest review by
Slayer666

Rating:
8.5
Carl McCoy's obsession with magick (with a "k", to distinguish it from the kind magic David Copperfield performs) and myth is pretty obvious from the very opening track "Dead But Dreaming", which happens to be one of the greatest and most fitting intros I've heard on any album. It should give you a fairly good idea what to expect from the rest of Elizium: gloomy, mystical and spine-shivering gothic rock, utilizing mostly a minimalistic approach when it comes to the instrumentation, but creating rich soundscapes filled with quiet sorrow and otherworldly sensations.

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published 23.09.2011 | Comments (7)

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musicalkaratekid - 02.02.2012 at 01:02  
Rating: 9 This album is extremely atmospheric-in the way that it haunts you with its overbearing melody and beautiful yet gloomy overtones, for hours after you've merely stopped listening to the album itself. Yes,its very memorable. To say i've only been a proper fan of the band for the last three months is strange, but this album really is something special. And McCoy's voice is hauntingly epic.
Zephod - 01.09.2014 at 02:22  
Rating: 8 I'm officially awarding this album with the title 'best 1-o'clock-in-the-morning-all-alone-what-are-you-doing-with-your-shitty-life album'. You know.

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