Arcturus (2) ‎– La Masquerade Infernale

Music For Nations ‎– CDMFN 230, Misanthropy Records ‎– CDMFN 230
CD, Album

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0 Untitled 1:29
1 Master Of Disguise
Backing Vocals – Simen Hestnæs
2 Ad Astra
Cornet – Idun FelbergFlute – Erik Olivier LancelotLead Guitar [Additional Guitarsolos] – Carl August Tidemann
3 The Chaos Path
Lead Vocals, Lyrics By [Pennery] – Simen Hestnæs
4 La Masquerade Infernale 1:59
5 Alone
Lyrics By [Poem By] – Edgar Allan Poe
6 The Throne Of Tragedy
Lyrics By [Based On The Poem By], Translated By [Translated To English] – Jørn Henrik Sværen*
7 Painting My Horror
Backing Vocals – Simen Hestnæs
8 Of Nails And Sinners
Lead Guitar [Additional Guitarsolos] – Carl August Tidemann

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Issued in a jewel case, with 8-page foldout booklet and clear tray.

"Secret audio information can be found if sought..." printed inside of the tray insert, meaning that a secret audio track starts at -1:29 of the first track, so you have to go back in order to hear it (you cannot just skip to 0 track).

«La Masquerade Infernale» was recorded in Jester studio during a period from the 12th month of 1996 ev. till the end of the 5th month, 1997 ev. This excludes the drum takes which were engineered at Fløystøy 15 - 20th days of the 12th month 1996 ev., and string takes which took place the 1st day of the 5th month at location Endless.
The mix was masterly conducted from the 2nd til the 12th day of the 6th month 1997 ev. in Major studio.
Mastered at Strype Laboratories.

Lyrics for track 6 are based on the poem "Tragediens Trone", translated to English in 1996, dedicated to Kristoffer Garm Rygg.

(c) 1997 Misanthropy (p) Amazonian Music. Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 5 016583 123024
  • Barcode (Scanned: EAN_13): 5016583123024
  • Matrix / Runout: E4165 CDMFN 230 01 1:0 Technicolor
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPIL122
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 2340
  • Label Code: LC 8541
  • Other: M7.862

Other Versions (5 of 19) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDMFN 230 Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(CD, Album) Music For Nations, Misanthropy Records CDMFN 230 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
ES 4494 Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(Cass, Album, Unofficial) CD Club ES 4494 Ukraine Unknown Sell This Version
BOBV356LP Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gre) Back On Black BOBV356LP UK 2013 Sell This Version
none Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Moon Records (2) none Ukraine 1998 Sell This Version
CDMFN 230, none Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(CD, Album, Promo) Music For Nations, Misanthropy Records CDMFN 230, none UK 1997 Sell This Version