Arcane Rain Fell

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Arcane Rain Fell
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 24, 2005
RecordedSeptember 2004 at Studio Underground
GenreGothic metal, death-doom
Draconian chronology
Where Lovers Mourn
Arcane Rain Fell
The Burning Halo
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm4.5/5 stars[2]

Arcane Rain Fell is the second full-length album released by the band Draconian through Napalm Records on 24 January 2005. It was recorded and produced at Studio Underground.

The album is a concept album that details the fall of Lucifer from Heaven and the creation of Hell, featuring slow guitar riffs, soprano vocals, keyboards/piano, violins, cellos and growling vocals. All guitars on the album were performed by Johan Ericson.

"Death, Come Near Me" is a remake of a song off of the 2002 "Dark Oceans We Cry" demo. "The Apostasy Canticle" was originally titled "The Wings of God".

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Anders Jacobsson except where noted; all music is composed by Johan Ericson.

1."A Scenery of Loss"9:11
2."Daylight Misery"5:31
3."The Apostasy Canticle"9:51
4."Expostulation" (Ryan Henry)2:05
5."Heaven Laid in Tears (Angels' Lament)"6:54
6."The Abhorrent Rays"5:32
7."The Everlasting Scar"6:00
8."Death, Come Near Me"15:22
Total length:60:26


  • Anders Jacobsson - vocals
  • Lisa Johansson - vocals
  • Johan Ericson - guitars, backing vocals
  • Jerry Torstensson - drums, percussion
  • Andreas Karlsson - keyboards, programming
  • Jesper Stolpe - bass

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Ryan Henry - narrative lines in some songs, full narration on "Expostulation"
  • Peter in de Betou - mastering
  • Pelle Saether - producer, engineering
  • Madeleine Engström - photography
  • Travis Smith - cover art, layout


  1. ^ Mason, Stewart. Arcane Rain Fell at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell review". Metalstorm,net. Retrieved 2015-06-13.