Dark Tranquillity celebrate 20

2013-08-30 by Trey Spencer STAFF | 13 Comments
To celebrate Skydancer's 20-year anniversary, Dark Tranquillity are planning to release an updated CD, LP and digital version of the album with remastered sound and new packaging.

More details will be announced shortly, but for now the 2013 edition of "Skydancer" is exclusively available on the official D.T. Bandcamp page, where it can be streamed or purchased at a fan-friendly price: http://darktranquillity.bandcamp.com

Says the band:

This truly makes us feel old! "Skydancer" is a weird and quirky album that stood out like a sore thumb in the early '90's metal climate. Most people didn't quite know what to make of the complex instrumental arrangements, acoustic guitar interludes, clear vocals and the shameless focus on melodies, but the reviews and general reception were stellar, and in hindsight the album proved to be a starting point for many great things to come. Here's to the next 20 years!


'Crimson Winds' video clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxUhozu3d4Q

Tagged: Dark Tranquillity

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Willie
Moderator
August 30th 2013
17038 Comments


Definitely in their top 3 or 4 albums. The sound is what always needed some work... hopefully this will fix the muddy production.

Nagrarok
August 30th 2013
8527 Comments


Definitely in their top 3 or 4 albums


It's a great debut but I find most of what they've done since far superior tbh.

Smial
August 30th 2013
800 Comments


Skydancer was one of my most favorite, havn't listened to it in a while though. gotta get on that

BigPleb
August 30th 2013
48250 Comments


Inb4Jac

Digging: A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here? Thank You 4 Your service

Makemebad35
August 30th 2013
835 Comments


Still haven't gotten this one from them.

Shuyin
August 30th 2013
13008 Comments


sweet, i hated the production on skydancer

Keyblade
August 30th 2013
23575 Comments


Inb4 Jac [2]

Sweet, can't wait for this.

zulop
August 30th 2013
174 Comments


So looking forward to this, Crimson Winds is splendid.

Crysis
Emeritus
August 30th 2013
17157 Comments


Easily their most underrated album. Looking forward to this, interested to hear how all the songs respond to a remaster.

Willie
Moderator
August 30th 2013
17038 Comments


If they re-recorded it with their current sound and Stanne on vocals, it could be my favorite DT album.

DrMaximus
August 30th 2013
12005 Comments


Dark Tranquility - celebrating 20 years of being average. m/

DrHouseSchuldiner
August 30th 2013
5643 Comments


sweet album and so underrated

Crysis
Emeritus
August 30th 2013
17157 Comments


If they re-recorded it with their current sound and Stanne on vocals, it could be my favorite DT album.


I have to say "Alone '94" off the Of Chaos and Eternal Night EP is in my top DT tracks because it's a song from Skydancer (so it's sounds like early DT which I love) plus has Stanne on vox, who is much better than Anders. I think if they just re-recorded this album with Stanne on vocals for all tracks aside from Anders' part in "Shadow Duet" it would be amazing.



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