Release date: 21 April 1997
Style: Gothenburg metal

Rating:

8.1 | 404 votes

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01. Dreamlore Degenerate
02. Zodijackyl Light
03. Hedon
04. Scythe, Rage And Roses
05. Constant
06. Dissolution Factor Red
07. Insanity's Crescendo
08. Still Moving Sinews
09. Atom Heart 243.5
10. Tidal Tantrum
11. Tongues
12. The Mind's Eye
13. Razonfever [Deluxe edition bonus]
14. Shadowlit Façade [Deluxe edition bonus]
15. Archetype [Deluxe edition bonus]
+ Zodijackyl Light [video] [Deluxe edition bonus]
+ Hedon [video] [Deluxe edition bonus]

Review
Lyrics (12)


Line-up
Mikael Stanne - vocals
Niklas Sundin - guitars
Fredrik Johansson - guitars, drums on "The Mind's Eye"
Anders Jivarp - drums
Martin Henriksson - bass, acoustic guitar

Guest musicians
Fredrik Nordström - keyboards
Michael Niklasson - backing vocals on "Zodijackyl Light"
Anders Fridén - mantra vocals on "Hedon"
Sara Svensson - vocals


Additional info
Label: Osmose Productions.
Released under licence in Japan by Toys Factory.
Japanese and US versions feature the entire "Enter Suicidal Angels"MCD as bonus tracks.
Special "Deluxe" edition released in 2004 by Century Media Records (US) & Osmose Productions (Europe). This version features different booklet layout

Recorded at Studio Fredman, Gothenburg, Sweden during the summer of 1996. Produced by D.T. and Fredrik Nordström.

Cover photography by Kenneth Johansson. Live photos by Kerstin Rößler. Layout by Cabin Fever Media. Stains and symbols by Mikael Stanne. Proofreading by Rahvin.

Guest review by
dark awakening

Rating:
8.0
After an album called The Gallery, which has been defined the mere masterpiece of this band and of the entire Gothenburg scene by a lot of critics and reviewers, one of the greatest bands ever returned with a new album. The title has two meanings if we think about the words in another way: The I of the Mind / I Am the Mind. The CD cover is strange: there are pieces of animals, plants, blood,a piece of paper, atoms and obviously the DT logo; all connected to the psychologic subject.

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published 29.07.2006 | Comments (7)

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NocturnalStalker - 24.06.2013 at 17:58  
Rating: 8 It's not easy to describe how I feel about this album. It contains my all-time favourite Dark Tranquillity songs, such as Hedon and Insanity's Crescendo, but, on the other hand, the songs are similar in their style to the ones from "The Gallery", while not as memorable.
JÄY - 26.06.2013 at 04:18  
Rating: 8 Bonus tracks are essential

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