Night Eternal

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Night Eternal
Studio album by Moonspell
Released May 16, 2008
Recorded 7 January 2008 – 31 January 2008
Genre Gothic metal, melodic death metal, melodic black metal
Length 44:15
Label Steamhammer
Producer Tue Madsen
Moonspell chronology
Under Satanæ
(2007)
Night Eternal
(2008)
Alpha Noir/Omega White
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Heavy Rock News (9/10)[2]
Home Nucleonics (favorable)[3]
Metal Rules 4.5/5 stars[4]
Metal Storm (9/10)[5]
Room Thirteen (10/13)[6]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[7]
Teeth Of The Divine (favorable)[8]
The Metal Crypt (3.75/5)[9]
Trash Pit 4/10 stars[10]

Night Eternal is the eighth studio album by Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell, released on May 16, 2008 in Europe and on June 10, 2008 in North America. It was pre-produced in Portugal with Waldemar Sorychta from 16 November to 30 November 2007 and it was recorded in Denmark at Antfarm studio from 7 January to 31 January 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "At Tragic Heights"   06:51
2. "Night Eternal"   04:09
3. "Shadow Sun"   04:24
4. "Scorpion Flower"   04:33
5. "Moon in Mercury"   04:22
6. "Hers Is the Twilight"   04:53
7. "Dreamless (Lucifer and Lilith)"   05:16
8. "Spring of Rage"   04:04
9. "First Light"   05:43
Total length:
44:15

Limited Edition Bonus DVD

  1. "Live at the Wacken Open Air 2007":
    • Finisterra
    • Memento Mori
    • Blood Tells
  2. "Finisterra" (Video)
  3. "Finisterra - Making Of (Video)
  4. "Luna" (Video)

Personnel[edit]

  • Fernando Ribeiro - vocals
  • Miguel Gaspar - drums
  • Pedro Paixão - keyboards, samples, guitars
  • Ricardo Amorim - guitars

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Niclas Etelävuori - bass
  • Patrícia Andrade - choir vocals
  • Sophia Viera - choir vocals
  • Carmen Susana Simões - choir vocals
  • Anneke van Giersbergen - vocals on "Scorpion Flower"

Production[edit]

  • Adriano Esteves - logo
  • Natalie Shau - model
  • Jorge Pina - choir recording
  • Pedro Paixão - recording
  • Waldemar Sorychta - pre-production, arrangements
  • Jacob Olsen - additional engineering
  • Fernando Ribeiro - executive producer
  • Seth Siro Anton - artwork
  • Tue Madsen - producer, engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Edgar Keats - photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
French Albums Chart[11] 144
Portuguese Albums Chart[11] 3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Night Eternal:Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-09-22. 
  2. ^ "[Crítica] Moonspell – Night Eternal". heavyrocknews. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Review: Moonspell – Night Eternal". homenucleonics. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  4. ^ ""Night Eternal" by Moonspell - review at Metal Rules". Metal Rules. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Moonspell - Night Eternal review". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  6. ^ "Moonspell - Night Eternal review". roomthirteen. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  7. ^ ""Night Eternal" by Moonspell - review at Sputnikmusic". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  8. ^ "REVIEWS>> MOONSPELL - NIGHT ETERNAL". Teeth Of The Divine. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  9. ^ ""Night Eternal" review". The Metal Crypt. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  10. ^ "Moonspell - Night Eternal Review by Matt Hensch". rocknworld. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 
  11. ^ a b ""Night Eternal" at Portuguesecharts.com". Portuguesecharts. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 

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