The Silent Whales of Lunar Sea

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The Silent Whales of Lunar Sea
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Studio album by Skyclad
Released 1995
Genre Folk metal
Length 50:50
Label Noise Records
Producer Kevin Ridley & Skyclad
Skyclad chronology
Prince of the Poverty Line
(1994)
The Silent Whales of Lunar Sea
(1995)
Irrational Anthems
(1996)
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The Silent Whales of Lunar Sea is the fifth full-length studio album by British folk metal group Skyclad. Its title is a homophonic pun: when said aloud in a non-rhotic accent (such as British or Australian accents) it sounds identical to "The Silent Wails of Lunacy".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Still Spinning Shrapnel" - 4:34
  2. "Just What Nobody Wanted" - 4:48
  3. "Art-Nazi" - 3:42
  4. "Jeopardy" - 4:20
  5. "Brimstone Ballet" - 4:13
  6. "A Stranger in the Garden" - 5:27
  7. "Another Fine Mess" - 6:15
  8. "Turncoat Rebellion" - 2:06
  9. "Halo of Flies" - 5:23
  10. "Desperanto" (A Song for Europe?) - 3:29
  11. "The Present Imperfect" - 4:04
  12. "Dance of the Dandy Hound" - 2:29

Track 12 is only included on some versions

Personnel[edit]

  • Martin Walkyier: Lead Vocals
  • Dave Pugh: Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Banjo, Backing Vocals
  • Graeme English: Bass, Classical Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Georgina Biddle: Fiddle, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Keith Baxter: Drums, Percussion

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Kevin Ridley & Skyclad
  • Assistant Engineer: Rob Pemberton
  • Mastering: Howie Weinberg

References[edit]

Encyclopaedia Metallum bands by letter - S - Skyclad - The Silent Whales of Lunar Sea (retrieved 8-31-07)