Mandrake (album)

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Mandrake
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Studio album by Edguy
Released November 27, 2001
Recorded Rhoen Studios, Fulda, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 60:05
69:38 (Special Edition)
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
The Savage Poetry
(2000)The Savage Poetry2000
Mandrake
(2001)
Burning Down the Opera
(2003)Burning Down the Opera2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm (8.9/10)[2]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[3]

Mandrake is the fifth album by German power metal band Edguy, released in 2001. It is a varied album, exploring many styles of the power metal genre. It was their last studio album for AFM Records. They later signed a contract with Nuclear Blast.

Track listing[edit]

All music by Tobias Sammet unless otherwise noted. All lyrics by Sammet

  1. "Tears of a Mandrake" – 7:12
  2. "Golden Dawn" (Jens Ludwig, Sammet) – 6:07
  3. "Jerusalem" (Ludwig, Sammet) – 5:27
  4. "All the Clowns" – 4:48
  5. "Nailed to the Wheel" (Ludwig, Sammet) – 5:40
  6. "Pharaoh" – 10:37
  7. "Wash Away the Poison" – 4:40
  8. "Fallen Angels" – 5:13
  9. "Painting on the Wall" – 4:36
  10. "Save Us Now" – 4:34
  11. "The Devil and the Savant" (limited edition bonus track) – 5:26
  12. "Wings of a Dream 2001" (limited edition bonus track) – 5:03

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Ralf Zdiarstek, Markus Schmitt, Daniel Schmitt, Rob Rock – backing vocals
  • Frank Tischer – piano on track 7
Production
  • Norman Meieritz – engineer
  • Mikko Karmila – mixing
  • Mika Jussila – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edguy – Mandrake". Sputnikmusic. 5 August 2006. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Edguy – Mandrake". Metal Storm. 16 September 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. October 2001. Retrieved 2012-10-07.