The Carnival Bizarre

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The Carnival Bizarre
CathedralCarnivalBizarre.jpg
Studio album by Cathedral
Released September 1995 (1995-09)[1]
Recorded 29 May–14 June 1995
Studio Parkgate Studios
Genre Doom metal, heavy metal, stoner metal
Length 62:48
Label Earache
Producer Kit Woolven
Cathedral chronology
Statik Majik
(1994)
The Carnival Bizarre
(1995)
Supernatural Birth Machine
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Carnival Bizarre is the third album by British doom metal band Cathedral, released in September 1995 through Earache.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lee Dorrian and Garry Jennings, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Vampire Sun" (Written by Jennings, Dorrian and Scott Carlson) 4:06
2. "Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)" 5:18
3. "Utopian Blaster" 5:41
4. "Night of the Seagulls" (Written by Jennings, Dorrian and Carlson) 7:00
5. "Carnival Bizarre" 8:35
6. "Inertia's Cave" 6:39
7. "Fangalactic Supergoria" 5:54
8. "Blue Light" 3:27
9. "Palace of Fallen Majesty" 7:43
10. "Electric Grave" 8:25

Personnel[edit]

Cathedral[edit]

  • Lee Dorrian – vocals, sleeve concept
  • Garry Jennings – guitar, mellotron (5, 8), keyboard (4, 10), percussion (5, 10), choir (4)
  • Leo Smee – bass, mellotron (3, 8), choir (4)
  • Brian Dixon – drums, choir (4)

Additional musicians[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Kit Woolven – production, engineering
  • Doug Cook – assistant engineering
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • Dave Patchett – front cover
  • Leilah Wendell – inside art
  • Ray Palmer – photography
  • Aston Stephens – layout

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cathedral 'The Carnival Bizarre'". earache.com. Earache. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Cathedral: The Carnival Bizarre at AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.