Psychedelicatessen (Threshold album)

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Psychedelicatessen
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Studio album by Threshold
Released 1 November 1994
2001
Recorded 1994
Genre Progressive metal
Length 55:26
Label Giant Electric Pea
InsideOut Music
Producer Karl Groom and Richard West
Threshold chronology
Wounded Land
(1993)
Psychedelicatessen
(1994)
Extinct Instinct
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Imperiumi 6.5/10 stars[1]

Psychedelicatessen is the second studio album by Threshold, released in late 1994. It is their only studio album to feature Glynn Morgan on vocals, and also their only album with Nick Harradence playing drums. The band's members were displeased with the sound quality on the original release of the album, and had long desired to do a complete remix. [1] Their first fan club release Decadent, released in 1999, contained remixes of three songs from the album. The entire Psychedelicatessen album was later remixed for a 2001 Special Edition release.

The songs on the album deal with themes of religion.

Psychedelicatessen is also the name of the second album released by the band Moodswings (Arista, 1997).

The name of the album is a portmanteau of the words "Psychedelic" and "Delicatessen".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sunseeker" (Karl Groom, Jon Jeary, Nick Midson, Richard West) – 7:38
  2. "A Tension of Souls" (Groom, Jeary) – 7:10
  3. "Into the Light" (Groom, Jeary) – 10:00
  4. "Will to Give" (Glyn Morgan) – 4:54
  5. "Under the Sun" (West) – 3:05
  6. "Babylon Rising" (Groom, Jeary) – 4:42
  7. "He Is I Am" (Groom, Jeary) – 5:51
  8. "Innocent" (Morgan) – 4:43
  9. "Devoted" (Groom, Jeary) – 7:32
  10. "Lost" (Jeary) - 2:41
  11. Intervention (Groom, Jeary, Midson) - 7:53

Special edition[edit]

The 2001 remaster contains two bonus tracks:

  1. "Lost" – 2:42 A song originally included on the Japanese release
  2. "Intervention" – 8:25 The band's first released song, re-recorded with Glynn Morgan singing and Richard West on keyboards

Editions[edit]

A remastered and remixed Special Edition of the CD was released on InsideOut in 2001. This included the addition of two bonus tracks, the live album Livedelica as a bonus disc, and some extra features for the PC. ("Enhanced Elements.") Livedelica features Jay Micciche on drums.

Special Edition "Enhanced Elements" Contents[edit]

  1. Notes
  2. "Innocent" (Promotional Video)
  3. "A Tension Of Souls" (Live Video)
  4. Photos from the Livedelica tour
  5. Psychedelicatessen screensaver
  6. Hidden track ("He Is I Am" drum & bass version, from Decadent)

Personnel[edit]

  • Glynn Morgan – vocals
  • Karl Groom – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Jon Jearybass, acoustic guitar, and additional vocals
  • Richard West - keyboard, piano
  • Nick Midson – guitar
  • Nick Harradence – drums
  • Jay Micciche – drums (Livedelica)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Esko Juhola (2012-09-25). "Levyarviot: Threshold - Psychedelicatessen (Definitive Edition)". Imperiumi. Retrieved October 7, 2012.