Shades of God

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Shades of God
Studio album by Paradise Lost
Released July 14, 1992
Recorded Longhome Studios, Northants. March - April 1992
Genre Death-doom, gothic metal
Length 52:56
Label Music for Nations
Producer Simon Efemey
Paradise Lost chronology
Gothic
(1991)
Shades of God
(1992)
Icon
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Shades of God is the third album by Paradise Lost. It features the use of growling noticeable in the band's previous efforts although shows the beginning of the transition to more 'clean' vocals seen on the album 'Icon'.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Nick Holmes and Greg Mackintosh.

No. Title Length
1. "Mortals Watch the Day"   05:12
2. "Crying for Eternity"   07:05
3. "Embraced"   04:29
4. "Daylight Torn"   07:53
5. "Pity the Sadness"   05:05
6. "No Forgiveness"   07:37
7. "Your Hand in Mine"   07:08
8. "The Word Made Flesh"   04:41
9. "As I Die"   03:46
10. "Rape of Virtue" (Japanese edition bonus track) 04:48
11. "Death Walks Behind You" (Atomic Rooster cover, Japanese edition bonus track) 06:30
12. "Eternal" (live, Japanese edition bonus track) 04:29
Total length:
68:43

Personnel[edit]

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

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Sarah Marrion - vocals
  • Robert John Godfrey - keyboards

Production[edit]

  • George Chin - photography
  • Dave McKean - cover art, design, illustrations
  • Simon Efemey - engineering, producer, mixing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Shades of God review allmusic.com.