( Kreshchenie ognyom Russian: Крещение огнём; lit. Baptism by Fire) is Aria's 9th studio album, the first which does not feature long-time vocalist and co-founder of the band - Valery Kipelov. The CD version of this release is enhanced and contains the video for the song "Kolizey".
The tracks "Kolizey", "Tam vysoko" and "Kreshchenie ognyom" had reached the top position of radio charts in Russia during 2003.
Track listing [ edit ]
All lyrics written by
Margarita Pushkina, except where noted.
(Крещение огнём, lit. Christening by Fire)
(Колизей, lit. Coliseum) Aleksandr Yelin
(Палач, lit. Executioner)
"Tvoy novy mir"
(Твой новый мир, lit. Your New World)
(Там высоко, lit. There Up High)
(Белый флаг, lit. White Flag) Alexander Yelin
(Битва, lit. Battle)
"Bal u knyazya tmy"
(Бал у князя тьмы, lit. Feast at the Prince of Darkness)
Lyric themes [ edit ]
"Patriot" tells about fighting against Islamic terrorism.
"Kreshchenie ognyom" tells about pagan resistance to enforced
christianisation. "Kolizey" recalls to
Ridley Scott's . The Gladiator "Palach" tells the story of an immortal executor who has killed insane man, called God's son, and his inner struggle.
"Bitva" tells a science-fiction story of alien invasion.
"Bal u knyazya tmy" is based on
by The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov.
Personnel [ edit ]
Cover art by
References [ edit ]