Lost Paradise (album)

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Lost Paradise
Studio album by Paradise Lost
Released January 1990
Recorded The Academy, Winter 1989
Genre Death-doom
Length 40:49
Label Peaceville
Producer Hammy
Paradise Lost chronology
Lost Paradise
(1990)
Gothic
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 2/5 stars

Lost Paradise is the debut album of the heavy metal band Paradise Lost. Released in January 1990 by Peaceville Records, it features their early death/doom style.[2] The album was re-issued in 2003 and included three bonus tracks. The track "Our Saviour" was rerecorded with this albums lineup, except with Adrian Erlandsson on drums instead, and released on Tragic Illusion 25. It was also renamed "Our Saviour 2013".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   2:40
2. "Deadly Inner Sense"   4:36
3. "Paradise Lost"   5:30
4. "Our Saviour"   5:07
5. "Rotting Misery"   5:16
6. "Frozen Illusion"   5:20
7. "Breeding Fear"   4:14
8. "Lost Paradise"   2:08
9. "Internal Torment II"   5:54
Total length:
40:49

Personnel[edit]

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

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Key Field - female vocals

Production[edit]

  • Duncan Fegredo - cover art
  • Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw - producer
  • Pat Grogan - engineering
  • Porl Medlock - photography

Credits[edit]

The album was recorded at The Academy in Winter 1989. It was engineered by Pat Grogan and produced by Hammy. Female Vocals on "Breeding Fear" were performed by Kay Field. Kay Field appears courtesy of Major Records. The song "Internal Torment II" also appears on the Peaceville Records compilation Vile Vibes, an album that also features a song by Kay Field, called "It Feels Right".

All Songs composed by Holmes/Mackintosh and Published by Vile Music (Zomba music publishers Ltd). The cover illustration was done by Duncan Fegredo of Exploding Head Designs in 1989. Photography was done by Porl A. Medlock.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Lost Paradise allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-04-28.
  2. ^ "Albums and live releases - Paradise Lost Official Website". Paradiselost.co.uk. 2007-04-12. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Paradise Lost (1998). Reflection. [CD]. New York, NY: Music for Nations.