Discouraged Ones

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Discouraged Ones
DiscouragedOnes.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 27, 1998 (1998-04-27)
RecordedJuly–August 1997
StudioSunlight Studios[1]
GenreDoom metal
Length46:57
LabelAvantgarde Music
ProducerKatatonia
Katatonia chronology
Saw You Drown
(1998)
Discouraged Ones
(1998)
Tonight's Decision
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Discouraged Ones (stylized discøuraged ønes) is the third full-length album by Katatonia. The album was released on April 27, 1998. This is the last Katatonia release with Micke Oretoft. It is also their last release with Jonas Renkse on drums; on future releases, he would focus on being the band's lead vocalist and contributing additional guitar work. According to Renkse, Discouraged Ones had sold roughly 20,000 copies as of 2001.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Renkse and Nyström unless noted otherwise.

No.TitleLength
1."I Break"4:24
2."Stalemate"4:21
3."Deadhouse"4:37
4."Relention"3:39
5."Cold Ways"5:22
6."Gone"2:49
7."Last Resort"4:37
8."Nerve"4:32
9."Saw You Drown"5:04
10."Instrumental"2:52
11."Distrust"4:57
12."Quiet World" (2007 reissue bonus track; Nyström, Renkse, F. Norrman, Oretoft)4:39
13."Scarlet Heavens" (2007 reissue bonus track)10:26
Total length:62:02

Release history[edit]

Date Note
23 February 2007 2007 reissue
2009 2009 LP reissue (150 orange and 350 yellow)

Personnel[edit]

Katatonia[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt – backing vocals, vocal production[4]
  • Tomas Skogsberg – engineering, mixing
  • Fred Estby – engineering
  • Pressens Bild – photography
  • Tom Martinsen – photography, digital design
  • Maria Winsnes – photography
  • David Castillo – remastering
  • reesycle.com – layout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katatonia Releases". Katatonia.com. 2006-08-17. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  2. ^ Discouraged Ones at AllMusic
  3. ^ "CoC : Katatonia : Interview : 8/12/2001". Chroniclesofchaos.com. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  4. ^ [1] Archived October 9, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.