Amorphis compilation details
2010-08-13 by Magnus Altkula STAFF | 29 Comments

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Finnish melodic metallers Amorphis will release a compilation album titled Magic & Mayhem - Tales From The Early Years. The compilation features re-recordings of some of the band's classic songs, originally recorded between 1991 and 1996. The album will hit stores on September 17.




Tracklist:
01. Magic And Mayhem
02. Vulgar Necrolatry
03. Into Hiding
04. Black Winter Day
05. On Rich And Poor
06. Exile Of The Sons Of Uisliu
07. The Castaway
08. Song Of The Troubled One
09. Sign From The North Side
10. Drowned Maid
11. Against Widows
12. My Kantele
13. Light My Fire [The Doors cover] [bonus track]


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Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

8317 Comments


[img]http://amorphis.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/early-years_kansi.jpg[/img]

Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

8317 Comments


I absolutely love that album art. Might purchase this.

Willie
Moderator
August 13th 2010

15875 Comments


Re-recordings? As in with the current line-up or is this just remastered?

Also, the new Katy Perry artwork is better... that cover makes me feel like I'm in some redneck walmart fishing isle.

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Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

8317 Comments


I think it should be just remastered but let me do a quick check

EDIT: you're right, they re-recorded them with the current line-up

Baphomet
August 13th 2010

7364 Comments


Fuck yes!

Hawks
August 13th 2010

34215 Comments


Wow they re-recorded all of these? I'm definitely checking this out. And I also think the artwork is pretty awesome.

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Baphomet
August 13th 2010

7364 Comments


Same here. Though I would have loved some songs from Am Universum here as well.

BallsToTheWall
August 13th 2010

44164 Comments


Is there some kind of significance with the large fish?

pizzamachine
August 13th 2010

12571 Comments


Love that giant fish. Might get this.

OllieS
August 13th 2010

2029 Comments


Re-recordings? Tomi on vocals with 'My Kantele'? SWEET.

theartofdoom
August 13th 2010

254 Comments


As a huge fan of Tales from the Thousand Lakes I'm actually a bit skeptical about the re-recordings. Hopefully it'll turn out alright

Hawks
August 13th 2010

34215 Comments


I'm really interested to hear the re-recordings, especially Black Winter Day.

Yazz_Flute
August 13th 2010

18764 Comments


Sweet. I wasn't too big into their earlier stuff but maybe the re-recordings will change that. Against Widows is killer.

Digging: Cormorant - Dwellings

VicariousIntent
August 13th 2010

1593 Comments


I forgot about this band after that last album...but I like them. Perhaps I'll get this?

Gmork89
August 13th 2010

5479 Comments


"that cover makes me feel like I'm in some redneck walmart fishing isle."


HAHA! I like it actually, going to get this for sure.

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Xenorazr
August 13th 2010

328 Comments


Hmm, it'll definitely be interesting to hear "Black Winter Day" and "Drowned Maid" with Tomi on vocals in-studio.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

16242 Comments


Fucking awesome album art, might buy but I doubt it considering I have no need to buy an album with a bunch of songs I already have.

Willie
Moderator
August 13th 2010

15875 Comments


They're re-recorded. You don't have these ;)

TheFantasticDangler
August 13th 2010

1149 Comments


I liked Skyforger. I'll definitely get this.

Digging: Mastodon - Once More 'Round the Sun

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

16242 Comments


This is true, but I'm really not sure how classic songs like Black Winter Day will sound with their current lineup..... I have a feeling they won't be as good.

OllieS
August 13th 2010

2029 Comments


Hmmm maybe it's just me and high production sensitivity but I always longed for Tales with better drum production and louder harsh vocals

CutMan
August 13th 2010

1766 Comments


Hell. Yes. This is awesome.

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010

30863 Comments


Will def get, also lol at artwork

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Terrifyer
August 13th 2010

3403 Comments


sorry to remind you guys but re-recorded compilations almost always suck massive balls. i doubt this will be an exception

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
August 14th 2010

18004 Comments


Hmmm, barracuda artwork. Interesting.

Digging: Autechre - Draft 7.30

OllieS
August 14th 2010

2029 Comments


'sorry to remind you guys but re-recorded compilations almost always suck massive balls. i doubt this will be an exception'

Oops sorry I forgot about this, won't be checking this out now

Terrifyer
August 14th 2010

3403 Comments


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Zanders
August 14th 2010

709 Comments


It will be amazing to hear Tomi's vocals doing those songs. While I love Amorphis's old stuff, the vocals really were kind of weak. The live clips I've seen of them doing older songs with Tomi on vocals were really good. Also, this is a really good track list.

AnotherBrick
August 14th 2010

9770 Comments


13. Light My Fire [The Doors cover] [bonus track] hahaha sweet



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