Mournful Cries

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Mournful Cries
Studio album by Saint Vitus
Released August 22, 1988[1]
Recorded Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, California, March 24-27, 1988
Genre Doom metal
Length 33:01
Label SST
Producer Saint Vitus, Joe Carducci
Saint Vitus chronology
Thirsty and Miserable
(1987)
Mournful Cries
(1988)
V
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Martin Popoff 6/10 stars[3]

Mournful Cries is the fourth studio album by the American doom metal band Saint Vitus, released in 1988. This was the band's last release on SST Records. The cover features a painting of a hydra.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Dave Chandler, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "Intro / The Creeps" – 2:47
  2. "Dragon Time" – 7:27
  3. "Shooting Gallery" – 6:45
Side two
  1. "Intro / Bitter Truth" (Scott Weinrich) – 4:14
  2. "The Troll" – 6:57
  3. "Looking Glass" (Weinrich) – 4:50

Personnel[edit]

Saint Vitus[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Joe Carducci - producer
  • Casey McMackin & Keith - engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mournful Cries - Saint Vitus". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2014-05-11. 
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. Saint Vitus: Mournful Cries at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.