Therion - A'arab Zaraq Lucid Dreaming

7.4 | 205 votes |
Release date: 1997
Style: Symphonic metal


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01. Into Remembrance
02. Black Fairy
03. Fly To The Rainbow [Scorpions cover]
04. Children Of The Damned [Iron Maiden cover]
05. Under Jolly Roger [Running Wild cover]
06. Symphony Of The Dead [Instrumental version]
07. Here Comes The Tears [Judas Priest cover]
08. Enter Transcendental Sleep
09. The Quiet Desert
10. Down The Qliphothic Tunnel
11. Up To Netzach / Floating Back
12. The Fall Into Eclipse
13. Enter Transcendental Sleep II
14. The Gates To A'arab Zaraq Are Open
15. The Quiet Desert II
16. Down The Qliphothic Tunnel II
17. Up To Netzach II
18. Floating Back II

Piotr Wawrzeniuk - vocals, drums
Christofer Johnsson - guitar, keyboards, hammond organ, bass, grand piano
Lars Rosenberg - bass
Jonas Mellberg - guitar, keyboards

Additional musicians:
Dan Swanö - vocals
Gottfried Koch - acoustic guitar, grand piano
Tobias Sidegård - vocals
Peter Tägtgren - guitars

Bettina Stumm - soprano vocals
Raphaela Mayhaus - soprano vocals
Marie-Thérése Kübel - alto vocals
Ergin Onat - tenor vocals
Klaus Bülow - bass vocals
Joachim Gebhardt - bass vocals

Barmbek Symphonic Orchestra

Additional info
Produced by Jan-Peter Genkel, Peter Tägtgren, Gottfried Koch and Therion.

All fiddles, 1st and 2nd violins, violas, violin cellos, double basses (contrabasses), flutes, oboes, English horns, bassoons, French horns, trumpets, trombones, tubas, concert snare and tympanis on this album were made by the Barmbek Symphonic Orchestra (concert cymbals, tambourine, harpsichord and some fast strings done by samples).
Art, design, photo and lay-out by P. Gron.

A'arab Zaraq Lucid Dreaming contains the original soundtrack from "Golden Embrace" Art Movie 1997,directed by Per Albinsson.

Tracks 8-11 are therionized versions of those songs. The covers were made "just for fun" except for Children Of The Damned which was featured on "A Tribute To The Beast". Track 1-2 were songs written for the Theli sessions that got "left over". Symphony Of The Dead is a remake of their old
song, shortened and instrumental.

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18.06.2011 - 17:38
Rating: 9
It starts of much like a Heavy Metal album but starts to go more and more symphonic and calmer and the end is like almost just Opera style metal.
Into Rememrance is one of my top 5 songs of Therion of all their discography though.
29.02.2012 - 14:14
Bad English
Can not belive staff accept this album whit out cover song codes l... 4 songs is covers
Now I doing eddidting
Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

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I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
09.02.2018 - 19:08
Wow, I didn't think it was possible to make an artwork uglier and cheesier than the one of the Theli album
Well to be honest Metallica's latest album proved me wrong first before I discovered this one... But for sure this one wins the prize!

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