Discouraged Ones

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Discouraged Ones
Studio album by Katatonia
Released April 27, 1998 (1998-04-27)
Recorded July–August 1997
(Sunlight Studios)[1]
Genre Doom metal, gothic rock
Length 46:57
Label Avantgarde Music
Producer Katatonia
Katatonia chronology
Saw You Drown
(1998)
Discouraged Ones
(1998)
Tonight's Decision
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Discouraged Ones (stylized discøuraged ønes) is the third full-length album by Katatonia. The album was released on April 27, 1998.

This is the last Katatonia release with Mikael Oretoft. It is also their last release with Jonas Renkse on drums; on future Katatonia releases, he only performs vocals.

According to Jonas Renkse, Discouraged Ones sold roughly 20,000 copies since 2001.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Renkse and Nyström unless noted otherwise. 

No. Title Length
1. "I Break"   4:24
2. "Stalemate"   4:21
3. "Deadhouse"   4:37
4. "Relention"   3:39
5. "Cold Ways"   5:22
6. "Gone"   2:49
7. "Last Resort"   4:37
8. "Nerve"   4:32
9. "Saw You Drown"   5:04
10. "Instrumental"   2:52
11. "Distrust"   4:57
12. "Quiet World" (2007 reissue bonus track; Nyström, Renkse, F. Norrman, Oretoft) 4:39
13. "Scarlet Heavens" (2007 reissue bonus track) 10:26
Total length:
62:02

Release history[edit]

Date Note
23 February 2007 2007 reissue
2009 2009 LP reissue (150 orange and 350 yellow)

Personnel[edit]

Katatonia[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt – backing vocals, vocal production[4]
  • Tomas Skogsberg – engineering, mixing
  • Fred Estby – engineering
  • Pressens Bild – photography
  • Tom Martinsen – photography, digital design
  • Maria Winsnes – photography
  • David Castillo – remastering
  • reesycle.com – layout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katatonia Releases". Katatonia.com. 2006-08-17. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  2. ^ Discouraged Ones at AllMusic
  3. ^ "CoC : Katatonia : Interview : 8/12/2001". Chroniclesofchaos.com. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]