Skeleton Skeletron

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Skeleton Skeletron
Skeleton Skeletron.jpg
Studio album by Tiamat
Released August 11, 1999
Recorded 1999
Genre Gothic rock, industrial metal
Length 45:15
Label Century Media Records
Producer Dirk Draeger and Johan Edlund
Tiamat chronology
A Deeper Kind of Slumber
(1997)A Deeper Kind of Slumber1997
Skeleton Skeletron
Judas Christ
(2002)Judas Christ2002

Skeleton Skeletron is the 1999 album release by Swedish band Tiamat.

Following A Deeper Kind of Slumber, the band took a less ambiguous direction to their style, utilizing a Gothic metal-based sound but with various atmospheric soundscapes/effects and female background vocals added in.

"Church of Tiamat" (Track #1) is also the name of the band's official website.

The end of the songs "As Long as You Are Mine" and "Lucy" include quotes of French poet Jean de La Fontaine's entire fable Le Loup et l’Agneau (The Wolf and the Lamb)

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
  1. "Church of Tiamat" – 4:52
  2. "Brighter than the Sun" – 4:08
  3. "Dust is Our Fare" – 5:02
  4. "To Have and Have Not" – 5:09
  5. "For Her Pleasure" – 5:03
  6. "Diyala" – 1:25
  7. "Sympathy for the Devil" (Rolling Stones cover) – 5:20
  8. "Best Friend Money Can Buy" – 4:35
  9. "As Long as You are Mine" – 4:40
  10. "Lucy" – 5:17

All songs written by Johan Edlund except where noted.


  • Johan Edlund – vocals, guitar & keys
  • Anders Iwers – bass
  • Lars Sköld – drums

Additional vocals by Nicole Bolley, Andrea Schwarz & Jessica Andree. Piano by Stefan Gerbe.


Chart (1999) Peak
Swedish Albums Chart[2] 56


  1. ^ "Allmusic review". 
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Swedish Charts Portal". Retrieved 2012-03-09.