Pleasure and Pain (Theatres des Vampires album)

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Pleasure and Pain
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Studio album by Theatres des Vampires
Released United Kingdom 10 November 2005
Germany 18 November 2005
European Union 28 November 2005
Russia 6 December 2005
Genre Gothic metal
Length 44:44
Label Dreamcell11/Aural Music
Theatres des Vampires chronology
Nightbreed of Macabria
Pleasure and Pain
The Addiction Tour 2006

Pleasure and Pain is the seventh studio album by the Italian gothic metal band Theatres des Vampires. It is the first album after Lord Vampyr's departure, and the first to feature Sonya Scarlet as the main vocalist of the band as well as being the last to feature Robert Cufaro on guitar.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Pleasure and Pain" Sonya Scarlet Fabian Varesi 4:04
2. "Never Again" Sonya Scarlet Robert Cufaro 3:26
3. "Rosa Mistero" Sonya Scarlet Fabian Varesi 4:04
4. "Solitude" Sonya Scarlet Robert Cufaro 3:37
5. "My Lullaby" Sonya Scarlet
with quotes from Novalis
Robert Cufaro 4:02
6. "Forever in Death" Sonya Scarlet Robert Cufaro 3:49
7. "Let Me Die" Sonya Scarlet Fabian Varesi 4:44
8. "Black Mirror" Sonya Scarlet Fabian Varesi 3:32
9. "Reason and Sense" Sonya Scarlet
with quotes from Giosuè Carducci
Fabian Varesi 5:32
Total length: 44:44

Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
10. "Mater Tenebrarum" (Keith Emerson cover, from the soundtrack of the film Inferno by Dario Argento) Keith Emerson, Salmon
with quotes from Thomas de Quincey
Keith Emerson 3:54
11. "Pleasure and Pain" (Remixed by B. Kramm of Das Ich) Sonya Scarlet Fabian Varesi, B. Kramm 3:59
Total length: 44:44


Guest Members[edit]

  • Flegias (Necrodeath) − male scream on "Forever in Death"
  • Dhilorz (Ancient) − male scream on "Black Mirror"
  • Nicholas (Ensoph) − male clean voice on "Pleasure and Pain"
  • Giampaolo Caprino (Stormlord) − male clean voice on all tracks.