Parallel Minds

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Parallel Minds
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Studio album by Conception
Released September 14, 1993
Recorded Late 1992-1993 at Stairway to Heaven Studios
Genre Progressive metal, power metal
Length 46:37
Label Noise
Producer Tommy Newton
Conception chronology
The Last Sunset
Parallel Minds
In Your Multitude
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnik Music 4/5 stars[1]
Encyclopaedia Metallum 9.5/10 stars[2]
The Metal Crypt 5/5 stars[3]

Parallel Minds is the second full-length album by the Norwegian power metal/progressive metal band, Conception, released in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Water Confines" Roy Khan T.Østby 4:17
2. "Roll the Fire" Roy Khan T.Østby 4:32
3. "And I Close My Eyes" Roy Khan T.Østby 4:11
4. "Silent Crying" Roy Khan T.Østby 3:16
5. "Parallel Minds" Roy Khan/Amlien T.Østby 4:42
6. "Silver Shine" Roy Khan T.Østby 4:43
7. "My Decision" Roy Khan T.Østby 4:46
8. "The Promiser" Roy Khan T.Østby 3:34
9. "Wolf's Lair" Roy Khan T.Østby 3:59
10. "Soliloquy" (Sweet Lavender/Non-Electric Redemption/In These Rooms) Roy Khan T.Østby 9:05
(Bonus Track)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Black on Black" (Japanese Version) T.Østby/Roy Khan 4:23


Conception released their first and only video in 1993 entitled, "Roll the Fire", which can be seen here. The video tracks in at 3:58 compared to the original length for the song which is 4:32.


Band members
Additional musicians


  1. ^ "Sputnik music Review". 03-05-2011. Retrieved 2013-08-16.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Encyclopaedia Metallum Review". 06-08-2007. Retrieved 2013-08-16.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "The Metal Crypt Review". 2009-02-28. Retrieved 2013-08-16.