|Studio album by Leprous|
|Released||August 22, 2011|
|Label||Inside Out Music|
Bilateral  is the second studio album released by the Norwegian progressive metal band, Leprous. It was recorded in Ivory Shoulder Studios and Juke Joint Studio by Vegard Tveitan and Heidi Solberg Tveitan, and mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studio by Jens Bogren. Additional editing by Ivar Barstad. Art direction and design by Ritxi Ostáriz. Cover painting by Jeff Jordan. All songs published by Magic Art Publishing.
In order to define the band's vision about music and what it means to be progressive, guitarist Tor Oddmund Shurke provided his insight on this matter and other subjects in an interview with the monthly music magazine Guitar World.
The album features guest vocals by Ihsahn on the 4th track of the album, "Thorn", and the trumpet on "Thorn" and "Painful Detour" are played by Vegard Sandbukt. Trumpet and additional keyboards were recorded in Kulturkirken Jacob, in Oslo by Rune Børø.
All lyrics written by Tor Oddmund Suhrke; music arranged by Leprous.
|1.||"Bilateral"||Øystein Landsverk, Tor Oddmund Suhrke||4:00|
|2.||"Forced Entry"||Einar Solberg, Øystein Landsverk||10:20|
|4.||"Thorn"||Einar Solberg, Tor Oddmund Suhrke, Øystein Landsverk||5:47|
|5.||"Mb. Indifferentia"||Einar Solberg||6:33|
|6.||"Waste of Air"||Einar Solberg||5:32|
|7.||"Mediocrity Wins"||Tor Oddmund Suhrke, Einar Solberg||6:07|
|8.||"Cryptogenic Desires"||Einar Solberg||2:45|
|9.||"Acquired Taste"||Einar Solberg||5:13|
|10.||"Painful Detour"||Einar Solberg, Tor Oddmund Suhrke||8:18|
- Einar Solberg – vocals, keyboards
- Tor Oddmund Suhrke – guitars
- Øystein Landsverk – guitars
- Rein Blomquist – bass guitar
- Tobias Ørnes Andersen – drums
- Other musicians
- Ihsahn – vocals on "Thorn"
- Vegard Sandbukt – trumpet on "Thorn" and "Painful Detour"
- Jens Bogren – mixing and mastering
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