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Release date: 1999
Style: Heavy metal, US power metal


8.3 | 108 votes


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13 want it

01. Melancholy (Holy Martyr)
02. Shooting Star [Bad Company cover]
03. Watching Over Me
04. Electric Funeral [Black Sabbath cover]
05. I Died For You
06. The Ripper [Judas Priest cover]
07. Colors [live]

Lyrics (4)

Additional info
Original release limited to 1500 hand-numbered copies. Re-released in January 2001.

The original limited version was 2,000 copies; 1,500 were hand-numbered and 500 were marked "PROMO/1500" and used for press and promotion.

Staff review by
Demonic Tutor

Following the excellent album Something Wicked This Way Comes, Iced Earth released The Melancholy EP including the studio versions of excellent ballads such as 'Melancholy ', 'Watching Over Me' and 'I Died For You' but also three covers and a previously unreleased live track from their must Alive In Athens.

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white _angel - 27.06.2011 at 21:27  
Rating: 9 Just amazing \m/
Monolithic - 23.08.2011 at 21:36  
Rating: 9 I really don't understand why I can't stop listening to Melancholy! this might be the 20th time I'm listening to it. I guess I can live with Iced Earth as long as they have powerful ballads like "Melancholy"I've always had problem with comprehending their music, no matter how hard I tried, until I stumbled upon this EP and I'm sure I've made the right choice by giving it 9/10
Bad English - 01.02.2012 at 20:29  
Rating: 7 In that time 3 cover + 1 live songs was why you need to have it if yoou're IE fan, otherwise all is in Birth re lease album and this EP dont make sence and cover well BS was weeker, stronger was BC and then JP even part when he sing Riper something was wrong whit his neck
Live was OK but why they pic up this one
well this strategy relise EP worked, wonder how much they sold this one?

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