Redefining Darkness

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Redefining Darkness
Shining Redefining Darkness.jpg
Studio album by Shining
Released 29 October 2012 (2012-10-29)
Recorded Sonic Train Studios between January and March 2012
Genre Black metal
Length 40:54
Label Spinefarm
Producer Andy LaRocque, Shining
Shining chronology
Född förlorare
(2011)
Redefining Darkness
(2012)
Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends
(2015)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Temple 9/10 (almost perfect)[1]
Thrash Hits 5/6[2]

Redefining Darkness is the eighth studio album by the Swedish black metal band Shining.[3] It was released through Spinefarm Records on 29 October 2012.[4] The album is dedicated to the memory of Trond Bråthen (a.k.a. "Trondr Nefas").[5]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Niklas Kvarforth, all music composed by Shining.

No. Title English translation Length
1. "Du, mitt konstverk"   You, My Artwork 7:41
2. "The Ghastly Silence"     7:18
3. "Han som hatar människan"   He Who Hates The Human 6:48
4. "Hail Darkness Hail"     7:05
5. "Det stora grå" (Writer: Rich Ragsdale (Instrumental)) The Great Grey 3:26
6. "For the God Below"     8:36
Total length:
40:54

LP track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Du, mitt konstverk"   7:43
2. "The Ghastly Silence"   7:20
3. "Han som hatar människan"   6:50
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Hail Darkness Hail"   7:08
2. "Det stora grå"   3:26
3. "For the God Below"   8:36

Personnel[edit]

Shining[edit]

  • Niklas Kvarforth – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Peter Huss – guitars
  • Christian Larsson – bass guitar
  • Ludwig Witt – drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Hoest – additional vocals ("Du, mitt konstverk")
  • Andreas Huss – saxophone ("The Ghastly Silence")
  • Rob Caggiano – lead guitar (first guitar solo) ("Han som hatar människan")
  • Peter Bjärgö – additional vocals ("Hail Darkness Hail")
  • Olli Ahvenlahti – piano ("Det stora grå")
  • Andy LaRocque – lead guitar (second guitar solo) ("For the God Below")

Production[edit]

  • Trine + Kim Design Studio – artwork
  • Andy LaRocque, Shining – producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khawand, Dory (19 November 2012). "Shining – Redefining Darkness review". metal-temple.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Keevill, David (22 October 2012). "Album: Shining – Redefining Darkness". thrashhits.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Redefining Darkness – Shining". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Shining's 'Redefining Darkness' OUT TODAY!". Spinefarm Records. 29 October 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Shining (3) – Redefining Darkness (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 6 January 2013.