Lost Paradise (album)

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Lost Paradise
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Studio album by
Released5 February 1990
RecordedThe Academy, December 1989
GenreDeath-doom[1]
Length40:49
LabelPeaceville
ProducerHammy
Paradise Lost chronology
Lost Paradise
(1990)
Gothic
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic2/5 stars

Lost Paradise is the debut album of the heavy metal band Paradise Lost. Released in February 1990 by Peaceville Records, it features their early death/doom style.[2] The album was re-issued in 2003 and included three bonus tracks.

The tracks "Our Saviour" and "Frozen Illusion" were rerecorded in other Paradise Lost albums Tragic Illusion 25 and Medusa.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Intro"2:40
2."Deadly Inner Sense"4:36
3."Paradise Lost"5:30
4."Our Saviour"5:07
5."Rotting Misery"5:16
6."Frozen Illusion"5:20
7."Breeding Fear"4:14
8."Lost Paradise"2:08
9."Internal Torment II"5:54
Total length:40:49

Personnel[edit]

  • Nick Holmes - vocals
  • Matthew Archer - drums
  • Stephen Edmondson - bass
  • Aaron Aedy - guitars
  • Gregor Mackintosh - guitars

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Kay Field - female vocals

Production[edit]

  • Duncan Fegredo - cover art
  • Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw - producer
  • Pat Grogan - engineering
  • Porl Medlock - photography

Credits[edit]

The album was recorded at The Academy in Winter 1989. It was engineered by Pat Grogan and produced by Hammy. Female Vocals on "Breeding Fear" were performed by Kay Field. Kay Field appears courtesy of Major Records. The song "Internal Torment II" also appears on the Peaceville Records compilation Vile Vibes, an album that also features a song by Kay Field, called "It Feels Right".

All Songs composed by Holmes/Mackintosh and Published by Vile Music (Zomba music publishers Ltd). The cover illustration was done by Duncan Fegredo of Exploding Head Designs in 1989. Photography was done by Porl A. Medlock.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. Lost Paradise allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-04-28.
  2. ^ "Albums and live releases - Paradise Lost Official Website". Paradiselost.co.uk. 2007-04-12. Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Retrieved 2012-02-29.

Other sources[edit]

  • Paradise Lost (1998). Reflection. [CD]. New York, NY: Music for Nations.