AMORPHIS - Tales From A Thousand Lakes / Black Winter Day (CD)
Finland | Progressive/Death/Doom, Modern Rock/Melodic (later)
A critically-acclaimed metal masterpiece, "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" perfectly combines elements of heavy metal, doom, death metal and progressive rock into a talented and extremely tasteful historical tribute based on Finland?s national pole book The Kalevala. Recorded in 1994 at Sunlight Studios, "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" showed AMORPHIS crafting songs of the most epic proportions, producing a classic metal album that stunned not only the band's followers, but the entire metal underground. Even today, "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" continues to be an obvious influence on many metal acts. This deluxe re-issue contains the band's renowned "Black Winter Day" EP, their cover of THE DOOR's "Light My Fire" and augmented packaging.
TRACK LIST: 1) Thousand Lakes 2) Into Hiding 3) The Castaway 4) First Doom 5) Black Winter Day 6) Drowned Maid 7) In The Beginning 8) Forgotten Sunrise 9) To Father's Cabin 10) Magic and Mayhem 11) Folk Of The North 12) Moon and Sun 13) Moon and Sun part II: North's Son 14) Light My Fire (The Doors)