The Wooden Box (album)

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The Wooden Box
Box set by Opeth
Released February 26, 2009
Recorded Unisound studios, spring 1994[1]
Unisound studios, winter 1996[2]
Studio Fredman & Maestro Musik, summer 1997[3]
Genre Progressive death metal, progressive black metal
Label Viva Hate
Producer Opeth, Dan Swanö, Fredrik Nordström, Anders Fridén
Opeth chronology
The Candlelight Years
(2008)
The Wooden Box
(2009)
In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
(2010)

The Wooden Box is a box set of Opeth's first three albums: Orchid, Morningrise and My Arms, Your Hearse.[4]

Contents[edit]

The records come in a handcrafted wooden box with album details printed/burned on it. The box holds an Opeth logo stencil, six 180g vinyl records (two per album) limited to 200 copies pressed on white vinyl, alternate artwork containing embossed logos and album details printed on transparent paper.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Orchid Side A[6]
No. Title Length
1. "In Mist She Was Standing"   14:09
2. "Under the Weeping Moon"   9:52
Orchid Side B[6]
No. Title Length
3. "Silhouette"   3:07
4. "Forest of October"   13:04
Orchid Side C[7]
No. Title Length
1. "The Twilight Is My Robe"   11:03
2. "Requiem"   1:11
Orchid Side D[7]
No. Title Length
3. "The Apostle in Triumph"   13:02
4. "Into the Frost of Winter (Demo)" (bonus track) 6:20
Morningrise Side A [8]
No. Title Length
1. "Advent"   13:45
Morningrise Side B [8]
No. Title Length
2. "The Night and the Silent Water"   11:00
3. "Nectar"   10:09
Morningrise Side C [9]
No. Title Length
1. "Black Rose Immortal"   20:14
Morningrise Side D [9]
No. Title Length
2. "To Bid You Farewell"   10:57
3. "Eternal Soul Torture (Demo)" (bonus track) 8:35
My Arms, Your Hearse Side A [10]
No. Title Length
1. "Prologue"   0:59
2. "April Ethereal"   8:41
3. "When"   9:14
My Arms, Your Hearse Side B [10]
No. Title Length
4. "Madrigal"   1:25
5. "The Amen Corner"   8:43
6. "Demon of the Fall"   6:13
My Arms, Your Hearse Side C [11]
No. Title Length
1. "Credence"   5:26
2. "Karma"   7:52
My Arms, Your Hearse Side D [11]
No. Title Length
3. "Epilogue"   3:59
4. "Circle of the Tyrants" (Celtic Frost cover) (bonus track) 5:12
5. "Remember Tomorrow" (Iron Maiden cover) (bonus track) 5:00

Personnel[edit]

Recorded Album Credits
1994 Orchid
1996 Morningrise
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt – vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Peter Lindgren – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Johan DeFarfalla – bass guitar
  • Anders Nordin – drums, percussion
  • Opeth – production, artwork
  • Dan Swanö – production, engineering[13][14]
1998 My Arms, Your Hearse

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unisound Studios". Orchid Recording. 1994-00-00. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Unisound Recording". Morningrise Recording. 1996-00-00. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  3. ^ "Studio Fredman". MAYH Recording. 1997-00-00. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  4. ^ "Opeth - "The Wooden Box"". Album release. Viva Hate Records. 2009-04-03. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  5. ^ "The Wooden Box Details". Album release. Viva Hate Records. 2009-04-03. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  6. ^ a b "Orchid LP-1". The Wooden Box. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  7. ^ a b "Orchid LP-2". The Wooden Box. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  8. ^ a b "Morningrise LP-3". Morningrise Reissue. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  9. ^ a b "Morningrise LP-4". Morningrise Reissue. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  10. ^ a b "My Arms, Your Hearse LP-5". My Arms, Your Hearse. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  11. ^ a b "My Arms, Your Hearse LP-6". My Arms, Your Hearse. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  12. ^ "Orchid Credits 1". Orchid Reissue. Zomba Music. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  13. ^ "Morningrise Credits 1". Morningrise Reissue. Zomba Music. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  14. ^ "Morningrise Credits 2". Morningrise Reissue. Zomba Music. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  15. ^ "MAYH Credits 1". Morningrise Reissue. Zomba Music. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2009-09-21.