Mandrake (album)

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Mandrake
Studio album by Edguy
Released November 27, 2001
Recorded Rhoen Studios, Fulda, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 60:05
69:38 (Special Edition)
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
The Savage Poetry
(2000)
Mandrake
(2001)
Burning Down the Opera
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm (8.9/10)[2]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[3]

Mandrake is the fifth album by German power metal band Edguy, released in 2001. It is a varied album, exploring many styles of the power metal genre. It was their last studio album for AFM Records. Later they signed a new contract with Nuclear Blast.

Track listing[edit]

All music by Tobias Sammet unless otherwise noted. All lyrics by Sammet

  1. "Tears of a Mandrake" – 7:12
  2. "Golden Dawn" (Jens Ludwig, Sammet) – 6:07
  3. "Jerusalem" (Ludwig, Sammet) – 5:27
  4. "All the Clowns" – 4:48
  5. "Nailed to the Wheel" (Ludwig, Sammet) – 5:40
  6. "The Pharaoh" – 10:37
  7. "Wash Away the Poison" – 4:40
  8. "Fallen Angels" – 5:13
  9. "Painting on the Wall" – 4:36
  10. "Save Us Now" – 4:34
  11. "The Devil and the Savant" (limited edition bonus track) – 5:26
  12. "Wings of a Dream" (bonus track) – 5:03

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Ralf Zdiarstek, Markus Schmitt, Daniel Schmitt, Rob Rock – backing vocals
  • Frank Tischer – piano on track 7
Production
  • Norman Meieritz – engineer
  • Mikko Karmila – mixing
  • Mika Jussila – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edguy – Mandrake". Sputnikmusic. 5 August 2006. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Edguy – Mandrake". Metal Storm. 16 September 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. October 2001. Retrieved 2012-10-07.