Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Nocturnal Rites album)

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Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Nocturnal Rites Tales of mystery and imagination.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 18, 1997 (1997-12-18)
GenrePower metal
Length52:14
LabelCentury Media
Nocturnal Rites chronology
In a Time of Blood and Fire
(1995)
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
(1997)
The Sacred Talisman
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Tales of Mystery and Imagination is the second album by Swedish power metal band Nocturnal Rites, their first on Century Media. It received distribution in Europe in February 1998 after being initially released only in Japan.

In 2005, the album was re-issued as a two-disc compilation titled, Lost in Time: The Early Years of Nocturnal Rites. The compilation featured previously unreleased demos and acoustic re-recordings.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ring of Steel" – 6:42
  2. "Dark Secret" – 5:04
  3. "Test of Time" – 5:01
  4. "Lost in Time" – 3:01
  5. "The Vision" - 4:21
  6. "Warrior's Return" – 4:43
  7. "Change the World" – 3:46
  8. "Pentagram" – 3:48
  9. "Eye of the Demon" – 4:42
  10. "End of the World" – 3:24
  11. "The Curse" – 4:03
  12. "Burn in Hell" – 3:38
  13. "Living for Today" (demo) – 4:36 (bonus track on the Japanese version)

2005 Re-issue bonus tracks

  1. Living For Today (demo)
  2. 11 minutes "10th Anniversary" video enhancement

Personnel[edit]

  • Anders Zackrisson - lead and backing vocals
  • Fredrik Mannberg - guitar
  • Nils Norberg - lead and rhythm guitar, synth guitar and spacelizer
  • Nils Eriksson - bass
  • Ulf Andersson - drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Mattias Bernhardsson - Keyboards

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tales of Mystery and Imagination at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Lost in Time: The Early Years of Nocturnal Rites - Nocturnal Rites | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 November 2016.