Lovers' Requiem

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Lovers' Requiem
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Studio album by I Am Ghost
Released October 10, 2006
Recorded Bavon, VA @ Studio Barbarossa
Genre Post-hardcore
Length 45:04
Label Epitaph
Producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette
I Am Ghost chronology
We Are Always Searching
(2005)
Lovers' Requiem
(2006)
Those We Leave Behind
(2008)
Singles from Lovers' Requiem
  1. "Our Friend Lazarus Sleeps"
    Released: 2006
  2. "Killers Like Candy"
    Released: 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Kerrang! 4/5 stars
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
HM Magazine 3/5 stars[2]

Lovers' Requiem is the debut album by the rock band I Am Ghost. It was released on October 10, 2006 by Epitaph Records, and is the band's first full-length album. It is a concept album of "a love story between angels and demons, heaven and hell, good and evil."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by I Am Ghost.

No. Title Length
1. "Crossing the River Styx" 1:56
2. "Our Friend Lazarus Sleeps" 2:55
3. "Killer Likes Candy" 3:33
4. "Dark Carnival of the Immaculate" 3:16
5. "Pretty People Never Lie, Vampires Never Really Die" 4:33
6. "Of Masques and Martyrs" 3:38
7. "Lovers' Requiem" 4:15
8. "We Are Always Searching" 3:29
9. "The Ship of Pills and Needed Things" 3:42
10. "The Denouement" 3:19
11. "This Is Home" 4:26
12. "Beyond the Hourglass" 5:57
13. "The Malediction" (Australian and Japanese bonus track) 3:47

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Peak
position
2008 Top Independent 39
Top Heatseekers 39

Credits[edit]

  • Michael "Elvis" Baskette - producer & mixing
  • Dave Holderedge - engineer & mixing
  • Jef Moll - digital editing
  • Steve Juliano - Lead Vocals, Screams, and Gang Vocals
  • Kerith Telestai - Vocals, Violin, Strings, Choral Vocals, Operatic Solo on "The River Styx", Orchestral and Choral Composition
  • Tim Rosales III - Lead Guitar and Gang Vocals
  • Gabe Iraheta - Rhythm Guitar, Programming, and Gang Vocals
  • Brian Telestai - Bass, Vocals, Piano, Keyboard, Choral Vocals, Operatic Solo on "The River Styx", Orchestral and Choral Composition
  • Ryan Seaman - Drums and Gang Vocals

Making of the album[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Apar, Corey. Lovers' Requiem at AllMusic
  2. ^ Van Pelt, Doug (January–February 2007). "I Am Ghost Lovers' Requiem". HM Magazine (123): 63. 
  3. ^ I Am Ghost 'Lovers' Requiem' album - MusicRemedy

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