Axioma Ethica Odini

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Axioma Ethica Odini
Studio album by Enslaved
Released September 27, 2010
Recorded Duper Studios, Earshot Studios, Peersonal Sound
Genre Black metal[1]
Length 58:27
Label Indie, Nuclear Blast
Producer Enslaved
Enslaved chronology
Vertebrae
(2008)
Axioma Ethica Odini
(2010)
RIITIIR
(2012)

Axioma Ethica Odini is the eleventh album by Norwegian metal band Enslaved. It was released on September 27, 2010 via Indie Recordings in Europe and on September 28, 2010 via Nuclear Blast in North America.

Track listing[2][edit]

  1. "Ethica Odini" - 7:59 (Lyrics: Grutle Kjellson; Music: Ivar Bjornson)
  2. "Raidho" - 6:01 (Lyrics & Music: Bjornson)
  3. "Waruun" - 6:42 (Lyrics & Music: Bjornson)
  4. "The Beacon" - 5:38 (Lyrics: Kjellson; Music: Bjornson)
  5. "Axioma" - 2:20 (Lyrics: Kjellson/Bjornson; Music: Bjornson)
  6. "Giants" - 6:37 (Lyrics: Kjellson; Music: Bjornson)
  7. "Singular" - 7:43 (Lyrics & Music: Bjornson)
  8. "Night Sight" - 7:36 (Lyrics & Music: Bjornson)
  9. "Lightening" - 7:51 (Lyrics: Kjellson; Music: Bjornson)

Bonus 7 inch:

  1. "Jotunblod (Doom)"
  2. "Migration"

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Aftenposten (no) (6/6)[3]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
BW&BK (8/10)[4]
Danger Dog (3.75/5)[5]
Decibel (9/10)[6]
Metal Hammer (de) (7/7)[7]
Sputnikmusic 5/5 stars[8]
Prog Sphere 4/5 stars[9]

Album of the month October by Germany's Metal Hammer [7] Album of the year 2010 Best Heavy Metal CDs at About.com

Personnel[edit]

Production[10][edit]

  • Arranged By Enslaved; Published By Sony/ATV Music Scandinavia[11]
  • Produced by Ivar Bjornson, Grutle Kjellson, Herbrand Larsen (with Iver Sandoy co-producing drums)
  • Engineered By Iver Sandoy (at Duper & Solslottet Studios), Ivar Bjornson, Arve Isdal & Herbrand Larsen
  • Mixed by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden
  • Mastered by Chris Sansom at Propeller Music Division in Oslo, Norway
    • (Note: Ivar, Herbrand & Arve handled the engineering at Earshot Studios as a team, while Ivar handled the engineering at Peersen Studios by himself.)

Charts and certifications[edit]