Hunter's Moon (Delain EP)

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Hunter's Moon
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EP by
ReleasedFebruary 22, 2019
Recorded2017–2018
GenreSymphonic metal
Length64:50
LabelNapalm
Delain chronology
A Decade of Delain: Live at Paradiso
(2017)
Hunter's Moon
(2019)
Singles from Hunter's Moon
  1. "Masters of Destiny"
    Released: January 11, 2019[1]
  2. "Hunter's Moon"
    Released: February 15, 2019

Hunter's Moon is the second EP by Dutch symphonic metal band Delain. It was released on February 22, 2019.[2] It is the first album to feature Joey de Boer on drums and the last album to feature guitarist Merel Bechtold.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Masters of Destiny"Charlotte WesselsCharlotte Wessels, Martijn Westerholt, Guus Eikens4:54
2."Hunter's Moon"WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens4:30
3."This Silence Is Mine"WesselsWessels, Timo Somers2:37
4."Art Kills"WesselsWessels, Merel Bechtold4:00
5."Hands of Gold" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens5:24
6."Danse Macabre" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens5:28
7."Scarlet" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens4:45
8."Your Body Is a Battleground" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens4:11
9."Nothing Left" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt5:01
10."Control the Storm" (live)WesselsWessels, Eikens4:24
11."Sing to Me" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens5:14
12."Not Enough" (live)WesselsWessels, Westerholt, Eikens5:35
13."Scandal" (live)Brian May, John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, Roger TaylorBrian May, John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor4:10
14."The Gathering" (live)Guus EikensEikens4:37

Personnel[edit]

Delain

  • Charlotte Wessels – lead vocals
  • Timo Somers – lead guitar, backing vocals, screams
  • Merel Bechtold – rhythm guitar
  • Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije – bass
  • Martijn Westerholt – keyboards
  • Joey de Boer – drums on tracks 1-4
  • Ruben Israel - drums on tracks 5-14

Guests

  • Twan Driessen - guest vocals on track 4
  • George Oosthoek – live guest vocals on track 5
  • Marco Hietala – live guest vocals on tracks 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 and 14
  • Elianne Anemaat – live cello on track 7

Production

  • Martijn Westerholt - production on tracks 1-2 and 5-14
  • Timo Somers - production on track 3
  • Merel Bechtold - production on track 4
  • Jacob Hansen - mixing on tracks 1 and 2
  • Bas Trumpie - mixing on tracks 3-14
  • Imre Beerends - mixing on tracks 3-14
  • Mika Jussila - mastering on tracks 3-14
  • Mikko Mustonen - orchestrals
  • Cam Rackam – cover art
  • Marnix de Klerk - graphic design
  • Sandra Ludewig - photos
  • Charlotte Wessels - art direction

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 109
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[4] 102
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[5] 54
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 24
Scottish Albums (OCC)[7] 79
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delain Posts New Music Video "Masters Of Destiny" Online". Metal Underground. January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "DELAIN To Release 'Hunter's Moon' In February". Blabbermouth.net. December 13, 2018. Retrieved December 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Delain – Hunter's Moon" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Delain – Hunter's Moon" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Delain – Hunter's Moon" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Delain – Hunter's Moon" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Delain – Hunter's Moon". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 6, 2019.