The Garden of Unearthly Delights (album)

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The Garden of Unearthly Delights
The garden of unearthly delights.jpg
Studio album by Cathedral
Released September 26, 2005
Recorded May 2005
Genre Heavy metal, doom metal
Length 70:53
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Warren Riker
Cathedral chronology
The Serpent's Gold
(2004)
The Garden Of Unearthly Delights
(2005)
The Guessing Game
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Jukebox:Metal 5/5 stars[2]

The Garden of Unearthly Delights is the eighth full-length album by the British doom metal band Cathedral. It was released on January 26, 2006. The album title is inspired by the Hieronymous Bosch painting The Garden of Earthly Delights.[3] The album was recorded at New Rising Studios and produced by Warren Riker.

The limited-edition digipack version of this album contains an apple-shaped Sniffle Disc CD that emits the smell of an apple when rubbed on the label side or heated during playback in a CD or CD-ROM player.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dearth AD 2005" - 1:00
  2. "Tree of Life & Death" - 4:36
  3. "North Berwick Witch Trials" - 5:58
  4. "Upon Azrael's Wings" - 5:38
  5. "Corpsecycle" - 5:54
  6. "Fields of Zagara" - 1:59
  7. "Oro the Manslayer" - 7:29
  8. "Beneath a Funeral Sun" - 5:20
  9. "The Garden" - 26:57
  10. "Proga-Europa" - 5:58
    • "Proga-Europa" begins with 5:01 of silence. The last 0:57 make up the hidden track.

Credits[edit]

  • Lee Dorian - Vocals, samples
  • Garry Jennings - Guitar, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Brian Dixon - Drums, percussion
  • Leo Smee - Bass guitar, mellotron, flute, synthesizers, auto harp
  • Warren Riker - Recording & producing
  • Dave Patchett - Cover art

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Andy Lye. "Jukebox:Metal review". 
  3. ^ Welcome to Nuclear Blast USA!
  4. ^ Smell The Music, Nuclear Blast website