The Great Cold Distance is the seventh full-length album by Swedishmetal band Katatonia, released on 13 March 2006. The album was recorded and mixed at Fascination Street Studios, Örebro between May and August 2005.
The album was re-released on March 12, 2007, with two bonus tracks and with the entire album in 5.1 surround sound.
There is also a special Swedish edition of the album, which came in a limited edition box with an exclusive Katatonia poster, a set of Katatonia postcards and an enhanced video of "My Twin". Music videos were also released for singles "Deliberation" and "July".