Annotation

Packaging is a white book (130mm wide, 142mm high) with black imprint and black cloth spine. CDs are stored in cardboard sleeves.
Main CD (NB 1956-2) contains album (13 tracks)
Bonus CD (NB 2003-5) contains 2 Songs and an enhanced part:
Never Enough - music clip
Never Enough (long version) - music clip
Making of "Never Enough"

Last sleeve contains picture cards of the band members.

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-20 14:44 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Indigo (Prologue)
2.5 2:05
2 The Obsessive Devotion
4 7:13
3 Menace of Vanity
3 4:13
4 Chasing the Dragon
3.35 7:40
5 Never Enough
4 4:47
6 La'petach chatat rovetz (The Final Embrace)
2.5 1:46
7 Death of a Dream (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VII)
3.5 6:04
8 Living a Lie (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VIII)
4 4:57
9 Fools of Damnation (The Embrace That Smothers, Part IX)
5 8:42
10 Beyond Belief
4 5:25
11 Safeguard to Paradise
3.5 3:47
12 Sancta terra
4.35 4:58
13 The Divine Conspiracy
4 13:57
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Higher High
5:27
2 Replica
4:12

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 1–13)
guitar:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
piano and synthesizer:
Coen Janssen (tracks 1–13)
additional choir vocals:
Coen Janssen (track 10)
Olaf Reitmeier (track 10)
additional engineer:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 1–13)
Hanz Martens (track 11)
arranger:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 5–6)
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–13)
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (tracks 1–13)
Miro Rodenberg (tracks 1–12)
Markus Schmidt (Arranger for Epica) (track 13)
choir vocals:
Melvin Edmondsen (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Bridget Fogle (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Previn Moore (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Cinzia Rizzo (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Amanda Somerville (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–13)
Linda Van Summeren (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
choir vocals arranger:
Coen Janssen (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
composer:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 4–8, 11)
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–4, 6–13)
Coen Janssen (tracks 1, 11, 13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 2, 4, 7–10, 12–13)
Simone Simons (tracks 4, 9–10, 12)
editor:
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–13)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–13)
engineer:
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–13)
Amanda Somerville (tracks 1–13)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–13)
guest acoustic guitar:
Olaf Reitmeier (track 4)
guest membranophone:
Ariën van Weesenbeek (tracks 1–13)
guest choir vocals and spoken vocals:
Amanda Somerville (track 2)
guest other vocals:
Sander Gommans (track 7)
guest spoken vocals:
Jeff Wade (track 9)
guest vocals:
Gjalt Lucassen (track 8)
lyricist:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–4, 8–11, 13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 5, 7)
Simone Simons (tracks 4–5, 7–8, 12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Simone Simons (tracks 2–5, 7–13)
mixer:
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
other vocals:
Mark Jansen (tracks 2–5, 7–13)
producer:
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (tracks 1–13)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
recording of:
Beyond Belief (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 10)
Chasing the Dragon (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 4)
Indigo (Prologue) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 1)
La'petach chatat rovetz (The Final Embrace) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 6)
Living a Lie (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VIII) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 8)
Menace of Vanity (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 3)
Never Enough (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 5)
Safeguard to Paradise (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 11)
Sancta terra (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 12)
The Divine Conspiracy (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 13)
The Obsessive Devotion (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 2)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 1–2)
guitar:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–2)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–2)
piano and synthesizer:
Coen Janssen (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Dino Cazares (track 2)
Raymond Herrera (track 2)
editor:
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–2)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–2)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–2)
engineer:
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–2)
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–2)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–2)
Amanda Somerville (tracks 1–2)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Burton C. Bell (track 2)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Simone Simons (tracks 1–2)
mixer:
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–2)
other vocals:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–2)
producer:
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (tracks 1–2)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–2)
cover recording of:
Replica (track 2)