Gothic (album)

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Gothic
Studio album by Paradise Lost
Released March 1991
Recorded Academy Music Studios, West Yorkshire. November 1990 - January 1991
Genre Death-doom, gothic metal
Length 39:24
Label Peaceville
Paradise Lost chronology
Lost Paradise
(1990)
Gothic
(1991)
Shades of God
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Gothic is the second full-length album released by British heavy metal band Paradise Lost.

This album has been re-released twice, both of which contain remastered sound. The 2003 re-release of this album appended two remixes of songs from Lost Paradise, bringing the total running time to 49 minutes and 30 seconds. Remixed/live versions of "Eternal", "Gothic" and "The Painless", appear on the 2003 digipak re-release of Lost Paradise. In 2008, Gothic was re-released with a bonus DVD with a rare performance by the band.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Nick Holmes and Gregor Mackintosh.

No. Title Length
1. "Gothic"   04:51
2. "Dead Emotion"   04:38
3. "Shattered"   04:01
4. "Rapture"   05:09
5. "Eternal"   03:55
6. "Falling Forever"   03:35
7. "Angel Tears"   02:40
8. "Silent"   04:42
9. "The Painless"   04:02
10. "Desolate"   01:51
Total length:
39:24

Personnel[edit]

  • Nick Holmes - vocals
  • Matthew Archer - drums
  • Stephen Edmondson - bass
  • Aaron Aedy - guitars
  • Gregor Mackintosh - guitars

Guest musicians[edit]

  • The Raptured Symphony Orchestra - orchestral sections
  • Sarah Marrion - vocals

Production[edit]

  • Keith Appleton - engineering
  • Richard Moran - cover art, photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Gothic review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-06.