Black Winter Day

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Black Winter Day
Compilation album by Amorphis
Released January 31, 1995 (1995-01-31)
  • September 1993 (1)
  • September 1994 (2-5)
Studio Sunlight Studios
Length 13:59
Label Relapse
  • Amorphis
  • Tomas Skogsberg
Amorphis chronology
Tales from the Thousand Lakes
Black Winter Day
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Black Winter Day is the title of a compilation / single / split / by the Finnish band Amorphis, released in 1995. The track "Black Winter Day" is one of the band's best-known songs and continues to be a crowd favourite in live performances to this very day.[2]

The song is covered by Children of Bodom on their album I Worship Chaos.

This is the last Amorphis release with Kasper Mårtenson and to have the band's original logo.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Black Winter Day" traditional Kasper Mårtenson 3:48
2. "Folk of the North" (instrumental) Tomi Koivusaari 1:17
3. "Moon and Sun" traditional Koivusaari 3:36
4. "Moon and Sun Part II: North's Son" traditional Koivusaari 5:10
Bonus Track
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
5. "Light My Fire" (The Doors cover) The Doors The Doors 2:52
Total length: 16:44
Fear - Gorefest Split
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
5. "Fear"   4:31
6. "Raven"   3:07
7. "Horrors in a Retarded Mind '94"   3:54
8. "Fear" Live 5:10
Total length: 29:52



  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Black Winter Day Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  2. ^ "Amorphis - Band". Retrieved June 30, 2013.