Cynic (2) ‎– Focus

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Roadrunner Records ‎– 168 618 258-2, Roadrunner Records ‎– 1686-182582
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CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Repress
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1 Cynic (2) Veil Of Maya
Soloist [1st Solo] – JG*Soloist [2nd Solo] – PM*
5:20
2 Cynic (2) Celestial Voyage
Soloist [1st Solo] – PM*Soloist [2nd Solo] – JG*
3:37
3 Cynic (2) The Eagle Nature
Soloist [Solo] – PM*
3:28
4 Cynic (2) Sentiment 4:24
5 Cynic (2) I'm But A Wave To...
Soloist [1st Solo] – JG*Soloist [2nd Solo] – PM*
5:28
6 Cynic (2) Uroboric Forms
Soloist [Solo] – JG*
3:30
7 Cynic (2) Textures 4:40
8 Cynic (2) How Could I
Soloist [1st Solo] – PM*Soloist [2nd Solo] – JG*
5:27
Bonus Tracks
9 Cynic (2) Veil Of Maya (2004 Remix)
Soloist [1st Solo] – JG*Soloist [2nd Solo] – PM*
5:21
10 Cynic (2) I'm But A Wave To... (2004 Remix)
Soloist [1st Solo] – JG*Soloist [2nd Solo] – PM*
5:21
11 Cynic (2) How Could I (2004 Remix)
Soloist [1st Solo] – PM*Soloist [2nd Solo] – JG*
6:19
12 Portal (3) Cosmos
Soloist [Solo] – PM*
4:21
13 Portal (3) The Circle's Gone
Soloist [Solo] – Aruna
5:20
14a Portal (3) Endless Endeavors 3:54
14b Cynic (2) I'm But A Wave To... (Instrumental)
Soloist [1st Solo] – JG*Soloist [2nd Solo] – PM*
5:27

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Slipcase box. Label on front reads:
"THE EXPANDED EDITION:
- The metal masterpiece now remastered for supreme sound
- 6 Bonus Tracks
- Deluxe booklet contains new artwork, new liner notes, previously unseen pictures and a personal message from Paul Masvidal"

Tracks 1 to 8 is the original "Focus" album, remastered.
Tracks 9 to 11 & 14b are remixes of "Focus" songs.
NB: track 14b is not present in the tracklist and comes as a hidden track after "Endless Endeavors", so total track 14's length is 9:55.
Tracks 12 to 14a are demos taken from the 1994 "Portal Demo" (Fall 1994), a post-Cynic project that featured Gobel, Masvidal and Reinert alongside Aruna Abrams and Chris Kringel (who was also the touring bassist for Cynic).
Original album recorded and mixed at Morrisound Recording, Tampa, FL.
Reissue mastered at Capitol Mastering, Hollywood, CA.
Tracks 9 to 11 remixed at Platinum Gold, Venice, CA, July 2004.

Issued under license to Roadrunner Records from The All Blacks B.V.
℗&© 1993, 2004 The All Blacks B.V.
All songs published by Roadblock Music, Inc./Lotus Feet Music c/o BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP).

Made in the U.S.A.
Printed in the U.S.A.

Catalog number var. #1 is on the slipcase & in the booklet
Catalog number var. #2 is on the CD & on the spine

This release seems to be later than 2006 repressing 'cause Warner Music Group signed an agreement to purchase a majority in shares of Roadrunner Records' parent company, Roadrunner Music Group B.V., on December 18, 2006.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 16861 82582 9
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): Z61440 3 182582-2 TEXT 04
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): Z61440 3 182582-2 TEXT 04
  • Other (Mould Stamp Variant 1): M1S2
  • Other (Mould Stamp Variant 2): M1S4
  • Mastering SID Code (Inner Ring Variant 1): ifpi L909
  • Mastering SID Code (Outer Ring Variant 1): ifpi L909
  • Mastering SID Code (Inner Ring Variant 2): ifpi L909
  • Mastering SID Code (Outer Ring Variant 2): ifpi L909
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U7B
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U8K
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 25) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RR 9169-2 Cynic (2) Focus(CD, Album) Roadrunner Records RR 9169-2 USA & Canada 1993 Sell This Version
RR 9169-4 Cynic (2) Focus(Cass, Album) Roadrunner Records RR 9169-4 US 1993 Sell This Version
168 618 258-2 Cynic (2) Focus(CD, Album, RE, RM) Roadrunner Records 168 618 258-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
MASS CD 0834 Cynic (2) Focus(CD, Album) Metal Mind Productions MASS CD 0834 Poland 2001 Sell This Version
none Cynic (2) Focus(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Cynic (3) none Bulgaria Unknown Sell This Version

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