Parched with Thirst Am I and Dying

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Parched with Thirst Am I and Dying
Compilation album by
RecordedSeptember 1985 – November 1991
ProducerCeltic Frost
Celtic Frost chronology
Parched with Thirst Am I and Dying
Professional ratings
Review scores
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal8/10[2]

Parched with Thirst Am I and Dying is a compilation album by the Swiss extreme metal band Celtic Frost, released in 1992. It consists of album tracks, demos and various other recordings of the band.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Originally released inLength
1."Idols of Chagrin" (previously unreleased)Curt Victor Bryant, Thomas Gabriel Warrioradapted from 1991 demo4:10
2."A Descent to Babylon (Babylon Asleep)"Martin Eric Ain, Ron Marks, WarriorWine in My Hand (Third from the Sun) EP (1990)4:28
3."Return to the Eve" (1985 studio jam)Ain, WarriorTragic Serenades EP (1986)4:08
4."Juices Like Wine" (partially re-recorded and remixed in 1991)Oliver Amberg, Bryant, WarriorCold Lake (1988)4:18
5."The Inevitable Factor" (previously unreleased, recorded in 1987)Ain, Reed St. Mark, Warrior 4:40
6."The Heart Beneath"Bryant, Stephen Priestly, WarriorVanity/Nemesis (1990)3:52
7."Cherry Orchards" (radio edit)Amberg, WarriorCold Lake4:04
8."Tristesses de la Lune"AinInto the Pandemonium (1987)3:01
9."Wings of Solitude"WarriorVanity/Nemesis4:40
10."The Usurper" (re-recorded 1986)WarriorTragic Serenades3:29
11."Journey into Fear" (previously unreleased, recorded in 1985)Warrior 3:55
12."Downtown Hanoi" (partially re-recorded and remixed in 1991)Amberg, WarriorCold Lake4:12
13."Circle of the Tyrants"WarriorTo Mega Therion (1985)4:40
14."In the Chapel in the Moonlight"Billy HillThe Collector's Celtic Frost promo EP (1987)2:07
15."I Won't Dance (The Elders Orient)" (radio edit)WarriorInto the Pandemonium3:51
16."The Name of My Bride"Ain, BryantVanity/Nemesis4:33
17."Mexican Radio" (1991 studio jam)Marc Moreland, Stan RidgwayInto the Pandemonium3:25
18."Under Apollyon's Sun" (previously unreleased)Bryant, Warrioradapted from 1991 demo5:36


Celtic Frost
  • Thomas Gabriel Warrior – guitars, lead and backing vocals, effects
  • Martin Eric Ain – bass (tracks 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13–15), backing vocals, effects
  • Reed St. Mark – drums (3, 5, 10, 11, 13–15), backing vocals
  • Curt Victor Bryant – bass, guitars, backing vocals
  • Oliver Amberg – guitars (tracks 7, 12)
  • Stephen Priestly – drums (tracks 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, 17), drum programming (tracks 1, 18), backing vocals


  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Celtic Frost – Parched With Thirst Am I and Dying review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 75. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.