Silent Waters (Amorphis album)

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Silent Waters
Silent Waters cover.jpg
Studio album by Amorphis
Released 29 August 2007
Recorded January–February 2007
Studio Sonic Pump Studios, Helsinki, Finland[1]
Genre Progressive metal, folk metal
Length 46:34 (Standard Release)
51:07 (Reissue)
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Marco Hietala and Mikko Karmila
Amorphis chronology
Eclipse
(2006)Eclipse2006
Silent Waters
(2007)
Skyforger
(2009)Skyforger2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4.5/5 stars [2]
Chronicles of Chaos 9.5/10 stars [3]
MetalUnderground 4.5/5 stars [4]

Silent Waters is the eighth studio album by Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis.

The lyrics are English translations of Finnish poems written by poet Pekka Kainulainen, who wrote them based on the character of Lemminkäinen in the Kalevala.

In February 2008, the record was certified gold in Finland, having sold over 15,000 units.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Weaving the Incantation" P. Kainulainen T. Koivusaari 4:57
2. "A Servant" P. Kainulainen S. Kallio 3:35
3. "Silent Waters" P. Kainulainen S. Kallio 4:50
4. "Towards and Against" P. Kainulainen E. Holopainen 4:59
5. "I of Crimson Blood" P. Kainulainen S. Kallio 5:05
6. "Her Alone" P. Kainulainen E. Holopainen 6:01
7. "Enigma" P. Kainulainen E. Holopainen 3:34
8. "Shaman" P. Kainulainen E. Holopainen 4:55
9. "The White Swan" P. Kainulainen T. Koivusaari 4:49
10. "Black River" P. Kainulainen S. Kallio 3:49
Total length: 46:34
Bonus Track
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
11. "Sign" P. Kainulainen T. Joutsen 4:33
Total length: 51:07

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cover Artwork For Amorphis' "Skyforger"". smnnews.com. February 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Amorphis - Silent Waters Review". Heavymetal.about.com. 2011-08-23. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  3. ^ Amorphis - Silent Waters : Review
  4. ^ Metal Underground Review
  5. ^ Official Website Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine.