The Divinity of Oceans

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The Divinity of Oceans
Studio album by Ahab
Released July 22, 2009
Genre Funeral doom metal
Length 67:36
Label Napalm Records
Ahab chronology
The Call of the Wretched Sea
(2006)
The Divinity of Oceans
(2009)
The Giant
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Blabbermouth.net 8.5/10 stars[2]
MetalReview 9/10 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[4]

The Divinity of Oceans is the second album by the German funeral doom metal band Ahab. This album was also released through Napalm Records, like their previous releases were.[5]

The album's cover was taken from the famous painting The Raft of the Medusa, by French Romantic painter Théodore Géricault.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Yet Another Raft of the Medusa (Pollard's Weakness)"   12:40
2. "The Divinity of Oceans"   11:03
3. "O Father Sea"   7:07
4. "Redemption Lost"   10:25
5. "Tombstone Carousal"   7:27
6. "Gnawing Bones (Coffin's Lot)"   10:48
7. "Nickerson's Theme"   8:06
Total length:
67:36

Personnel[edit]

Band line-up[5][6][edit]

  • Daniel Droste – vocals, guitar, synthesizers
  • Christian Hector – guitar
  • Stephan Wandernoth – bass
  • Cornerlius Althammer – drums

Artwork[edit]

Release history[5][edit]

Region Date Label Format Additional notes
Spain, Finland July 22, 2009 Napalm Records Compact Disc
Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Sweden July 24, 2009 Napalm Records Compact Disc
July 24, 2009 Napalm Records 2 x Vinyl Limited to 500 copies[7]
The rest of Europe July 27, 2009 Napalm Records Compact Disc
Canada, United States July 28, 2009 Napalm Records Compact Disc

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeman, Phil. The Divinity of Oceans review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2009-09-28.
  2. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. The Divinity of Oceans review blabbermouth.net. Retrieved on 2009-11-04.
  3. ^ Brandon, Jim. The Divinity of Oceans review metalreview.com. Retrieved on 2009-11-04.
  4. ^ The Divinity of Oceans review sputnikmusic.com. 2009-07-22. Retrieved on 2009-11-04.
  5. ^ a b c d Ahab: 'The Divinity of Oceans' Cover Unveiled blabbermouth.net. 2009-05-26. Retrieved on 2009-08-04.
  6. ^ Ahab - The Divinity of Oceans metalkingdom.net. 2009-04-04. Retrieved on 2009-08-04.
  7. ^ Ahab (4) - The Divinity Of Oceans discogs.com. Retrieved on 2009-08-04.