Opium (Moonspell song)

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Single by Moonspell
from the album Irreligious
B-side Raven Claws (from Irreligious) - 3:17
Ruin & Misery (from Irreligious) - 3:50
Opium (album version) - 2:50
Released 1996
Recorded March 25 - May 11, 1996
Genre Gothic metal
Length 12:48
Label Century Media
Writer(s) João Pedro
Producer(s) Waldemar Sorychta
Moonspell singles chronology
2econd Skin

"Opium" is a song by the band Moonspell. It is from the album Irreligious and was released as a single.

The end of the song has a quote from one of Fernando Pessoa's heteronyms, Álvaro de Campos, from his poem Opiário.

Track listing of the single[edit]

  1. Opium (radio edit) - 2:51
  2. Raven claws - 3:17
  3. Ruin & misery - 3:50
  4. Opium (album version) - 2:50


The band Akin has a cover version of "Opium."