The Savage Poetry

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For the original album, see Savage Poetry.
The Savage Poetry
The savage poetry.jpg
Studio album by Edguy
Released July 25, 2000
Recorded Rhoen Studios, Fulda, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 53:03
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
Theater of Salvation
(1999)
The Savage Poetry
(2000)
Mandrake
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Storm 7/10 stars[1]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[2]

The Savage Poetry, released in 2000, is a re-recording of the album Savage Poetry, originally launched in 1995 as a demo by German power metal band Edguy. This version is also seen and referred to as their fourth official studio album. The album was originally self-produced and released initially as a demo before the band were signed by AFM. The re-recorded tracks are also slightly re-arranged. Some version of the album also features the original recording as a bonus disc.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Tobias Sammet. All music by Sammet except where noted.

  1. "Hallowed" - 6:14
  2. "Misguiding Your Life" - 4:04
  3. "Key to My Fate" - 4:34
  4. "Sands of Time" - 4:39
  5. "Sacred Hell" - 5:37
  6. "Eyes of the Tyrant" - 10:00
  7. "Frozen Candle" (Sammet, Jens Ludwig) - 7:15
  8. "Roses to No One" - 5:42
  9. "Power and Majesty" (Sammet, Ludwig) - 4:53

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Ralf Zdiarstek, Markus Schmitt - backing vocals
  • Frank Tischer - piano on "Sands of Time"
Production
  • Norman Meieritz - engineer
  • Mikko Karmila - mixing
  • Mika Jussila - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edguy - The Savage poetry". Metal Storm. 3 October 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. 1 July 2000. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  3. ^ "Edguy - The Savage Poetry". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2012-10-09.