Agalloch ‎– The Mantle

The End Records ‎– TE 028
CD, Album

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1 A Celebration For The Death Of Man...
Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Percussion [Woodchimes] – John HaughmBass – Jason William WaltonSynthesizer – Ronn Chick
2 In The Shadow Of Our Pale Companion
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [1st Solo], Percussion, Vocals, Lyrics By – John HaughmBass – Jason William WaltonElectric Guitar, Guitar [Classical, 2nd Solo] – Don Anderson
3 Odal
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, E-Bow, Percussion, Percussion [Woodchimes] – John HaughmBass, Noises [Noisescape] – Jason William WaltonElectric Guitar, Piano – Don Anderson
4 I Am The Wooden Doors
Bass – Jason William WaltonElectric Guitar, Guitar [Classical] – Don AndersonElectric Guitar, Percussion, Vocals, Lyrics By – John Haughm
5 The Lodge
Acoustic Guitar [6 String], Twelve-String Guitar, Electric Guitar, Percussion [Deer Antler] – John HaughmDouble Bass – Ty BrubakerSampler [Trudging Through Deep Snow] – Aaron Sholes, Neta Smollack
6 You Were But A Ghost In My Arms
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [Solo], Percussion, Vocals, Lyrics By – John HaughmBass – Jason William WaltonElectric Guitar – Don Anderson
7 The Hawthorne Passage
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [1st Solo], Percussion, Sampler [Neath Bridges Of Portlandia At Night] – John HaughmBass – Jason William WaltonElectric Guitar [2nd Solo], Piano – Don AndersonTechnician [Sample Assembled By] – Ronn ChickTrombone – Danielle Norton
8 ...And The Great Cold Death Of The Earth
Acoustic Guitar [Solo], Electric Guitar – Don AndersonAcoustic Guitar, Percussion, Vocals, Lyrics By [Except Text From Cherokee Folklore] – John HaughmBass – Jason William WaltonBells, Synthesizer – Ronn ChickDouble Bass – Ty BrubakerTrombone – Danielle Norton
9 A Desolation Song
Acoustic Guitar – Don AndersonDouble Bass, Accordion – Ty BrubakerMandolin – Ronn ChickVocals, Lyrics By – John Haughm

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"The Mantle" was recorded in several seperate sessions between Nov. '01 and April '02.

Booklet includes lyrics, photographs of the band members, liner notes, and the usual thank-you's.

On the CD itself, a quote:
--"The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship" -R.W. Emerson
On the right side of the spine:
--"We are the wounds..."

The ending sample used in "The Hawthorne Passage" is an excerpt taken from the film "Fando y Lis" by Alejandro Jodorowsky. The film itself is based on the play "Fando y Lis" by Spanish Theatre of the Absurd author Fernando Arrabal. The sample starting at 7:47 of the same song comes from the Swedish film "Det sjunde inseglet" ("The Seventh Seal") by Ingmar Bergman.

Packaging: Jewel Case
Total Playing Time: 68 mins, 35 secs

The End Records C&P 2002

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 54436 00282 6
  • Barcode (String): 6 5443600282 6
  • Barcode (Read by scanner): 654436002826
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L483
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 8103
  • Matrix / Runout (variant 1): 3A4J1<7123>TE032 DADR
  • Matrix / Runout (variant 2): 3XL91<7123>TE032

Other Versions (5 of 16) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
grau I Agalloch The Mantle(CD, Album) Grau grau I Germany 2002 Sell This Version
none Agalloch The Mantle(9xFile, MP3, Album) The End Records none 2014
grau 001 Agalloch The Mantle(CD, Album, RE) Grau grau 001 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
TE519-1 Agalloch The Mantle(2xLP, Album, RM) The End Records TE519-1 US 2016 Sell This Version
Grau 001 LP Agalloch The Mantle(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RP) Grau Grau 001 LP Germany 2011 Sell This Version



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October 3, 2017

this is a precious jewel of music and is a vast repository for beautiful, reverent emotions
save for the snowfall