Vanitas (Anaal Nathrakh album)

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Vanitas
Anaal Nathrakh Vanitas.jpg
Studio album by
Released23 October 2012 (2012-10-23)
Recorded2011
GenreBlack metal, grindcore, death metal, industrial metal
Length37:58
LabelCandlelight
ProducerMick Kenney
Anaal Nathrakh chronology
Passion
(2011)
Vanitas
(2012)
Desideratum
(2014)

Vanitas is the seventh full-length studio album by British extreme metal band Anaal Nathrakh. It was released on 23 October 2012 on Candlelight Records.[1] The album was released in North America on 6 November 2012.[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[3]
Blabbermouth.net7.5/10[4]
Blistering8.5/10[5]
Decibel Magazine8/10 stars[6]
Exclaim!7/10[7]
The NewReview3.5/5[8]
Pitchfork7/10[9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Dave Hunt; all music composed by Mick Kenney.

No.TitleLength
1."The Blood-Dimmed Tide"3:20
2."Forging Towards the Sunset"3:46
3."To Spite the Face"4:03
4."Todos Somos Humanos"4:14
5."In Coelo Quies, Tout Finis Ici Bas"4:32
6."You Can't Save Me, So Stop Fucking Trying"3:02
7."Make Glorious the Embrace of Saturn"2:42
8."Feeding the Beast"4:59
9."Of Fire, and Fucking Pigs"3:01
10."A Metaphor for the Dead"4:19
Total length:37:58

Personnel[edit]

Anaal Nathrakh[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Dave Nassie – guitars ("In Coelo Quies, Tout Finis Ici Bas")
  • Steeve Hurdle – guitars ("Feeding the Beast")
  • Elena Vladi – additional vocals ("You Can't Save Me, So Stop Fucking Trying")
  • Robert "Bob" Mercier – recording ("Feeding the Beast")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vanitas – Anaal Nathrakh:Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "ANAAL NATHRAKH: Prepare For Release Of Vanitas". candlelightrecordsusa.com. September 6, 2012. Archived from the original on February 7, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Vantas – Anaal Nathrak". Allmusic. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  4. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Anaal Nathrakh – Vanitas (Candlelight)". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved February 6, 2013.
  5. ^ Bowling, Matthew. "Anaal Nathrakh – Vanitas (Candlelight Records)". Blistering. Archived from the original on November 1, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  6. ^ Norton, Justin (January 2013). "Anaal Nathrakh, Vanitas". Decibel Magazine (99): 82.
  7. ^ Walschots, Natalie Zina (November 7, 2012). "Anaal Nathrakh – Vanitas". Exclaim!. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  8. ^ Juliff, Kevin (October 10, 2012). "Anaal Nathrakh – Vanitas". thenewreview.net. Archived from the original on November 13, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  9. ^ Currin, Grayson (November 8, 2012). "Anaal Nathrakh: Vanitas". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 3, 2013.