Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ginnungagap
6:38
2 Invocation of Naamah
5:23
3 Birth of Venus Illegitima
5:20
4 Enter Vril-Ya
7:01
5 Riders of Theli
3:13
6 Symphony of the Dead
3:46
7 A Black Rose
2:22
8 The Return
2:40
9 Baal Reginon
2:21
10 Flesh of the Gods
4:20
11 Seawinds
5:02
12 Schwarzalbenheim
3:40
13 In the Desert of Set
5:39
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Wings of the Hydra
3:26
2 Asgård
4:13
3 Secret of the Runes
4:24
4 The Rise of Sodom and Gomorrah
5:54
5 Summernight City
5:11
6 The Beauty in Black
3:42
7 Seven Secrets of the Sphinx
3:39
8 Wine of Aluqah
4:54
9 Raven of Dispersion
6:26
10 To Mega Therion
8:31
11 Cults of the Shadow
6:38

Credits

CD 1

additional arranger:
Jan Kazda (track 3)
additional orchestrator:
Jan Kazda (tracks 4, 10)
arranger:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 1, 4, 10, 12)
Therion (tracks 4, 10)
choir vocals arranger:
composer:
Fredrik Isaksson (track 5)
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 2–4, 7, 9–10, 13)
lyricist:
Thomas Karlsson (Swedish occultist & esoteric author) (tracks 2–4, 10)
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9, 13)
orchestrator:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 1, 3–4, 10, 12)
translator:
Christian Rätsch (track 12)
writer:
Thomas Karlsson (Swedish occultist & esoteric author) (tracks 1, 12)
Kristian Niemann (track 1)
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 1, 12)
live cover recording of:
Seawinds (2001) (track 11)
live recording of:
Baal Reginon (2001) (track 9)
Birth of Venus Illegitima (2001) (track 3)
Enter Vril‐Ya (2001) (track 4)
Flesh of the Gods (2001) (track 10)
Ginnungagap (2001) (track 1)
In the Desert of Set (2001) (track 13)
Invocation of Naamah (2001) (track 2)
Riders of Theli (2001) (track 5)
Schwarzalbenheim (2001) (track 12)
Symphony of the Dead (2001) (track 6)
The Return (2001) (track 8)

CD 2

additional arranger:
Jan Kazda (tracks 4, 8–9)
additional composer:
additional orchestrator:
Jan Kazda (track 7)
arranger:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 2–3, 7)
Therion (track 7)
choir vocals arranger:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 4, 8–9)
composer:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 1, 4, 6–11)
lyricist:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 1, 11)
Thomas Karlsson (Swedish occultist & esoteric author) (tracks 4, 6–11)
orchestrator:
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 2–4, 7–9)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 5)
Christofer Johnsson (tracks 2–3)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 5)
Thomas Karlsson (Swedish occultist & esoteric author) (tracks 2–3)
live recording of:
Asgård (2001) (track 2)
Cults of the Shadow (2001) (track 11)
Raven of Dispersion (2001) (track 9)
Secret of the Runes (2001) (track 3)
Seven Secrets of the Sphinx (2001) (track 7)
Summernight City (Therion version) (2001) (track 5)
The Beauty in Black (2001) (track 6)
The Wings of the Hydra (2001) (track 1)
To Mega Therion (2001) (track 10)
Wine of Aluqah (2001) (track 8)
version of:
Summer Night City (track 5)

Release

bass guitar: Johan Niemann
membranophone: Sami Karppinen
guitar: Christofer Johnsson
Kristian Niemann
guest alto vocals: Johanna Mårlöv
guest baritone vocals: Petri Heino
Risto Hämäläinen
guest lead vocals and soprano vocals: Sarah Jezebel Deva
guest lead vocals and tenor vocals: Anders Engberg
guest soprano vocals: Maria Ottoson
lead vocals: Christofer Johnsson
mastering: Tom Müller (engineer)
mixer: Sam Carpenter
ASIN: DE: B00006JYHM [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/491425 [info]