Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Originem
3 2:11
2 The Second Stone
3 5:00
3 The Essence of Silence
3 4:47
4 Victims of Contingency
4 3:31
5 Sense Without Sanity (The Impervious Code)
7:42
6 Unchain Utopia
4:45
7 The Fifth Guardian (interlude)
3:04
8 Chemical Insomnia
4 5:12
9 Reverence (Living in the Heart)
5:02
10 Omen (The Ghoulish Malady)
5:28
11 Canvas of Life
4 5:28
12 Natural Corruption
5:24
13 The Quantum Enigma (Kingdom of Heaven, Part II)
3.5 11:53

Credits

CD 1

additional vocals:
Daniël de Jongh (track 13)
composer:
Joost van den Broek (Dutch keyboardist) (tracks 2–4, 6, 8)
Isaac Delahaye (tracks 2–13)
Jack Driessen (track 4)
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (track 1)
Mark Jansen (tracks 2, 5–6, 8–13)
Michael Jansen (track 5)
Coen Janssen (tracks 2–6, 8–13)
Bob Katsionis (track 1)
Rob van der Loo (tracks 2–6, 8–13)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 2–4, 6, 8)
Frank Schiphorst (track 4)
Simone Simons (tracks 3–5, 9–13)
Ariën van Weesenbeek (tracks 2–6, 8–13)
lyricist:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1, 3–5, 9–10, 13)
Simone Simons (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11–12)
publisher:
NB Publishing Edition (tracks 2–3, 6)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
Canvas of Life (track 11)
Chemical Insomnia (track 8)
Natural Corruption (track 12)
Originem (track 1)
The Second Stone (track 2)
Unchain Utopia (track 6)

Release

acoustic guitar: Isaac Delahaye
bass guitar: Rob van der Loo
membranophone: Ariën van Weesenbeek
classical guitar: Isaac Delahaye
synthesizer: Coen Janssen
guitar [rhythm guitar]: Mark Jansen
electric guitar: Isaac Delahaye
piano: Coen Janssen
additional violin [Violin (1st)]: Ian de Jong (violin player)
Merel Jonker
Ben Mathot
Emma van der Schalie (violin player)
Marleen Wester
additional violin [Violin (2nd)]: Floortje Beljon (violin player)
Vera van der Bie
Loes Dooren (violin player)
Judith van Driel
additional cello: David Faber (cello player)
Thomas van Geelen (cello player)
Annie Tangberg
Jan Willem Troost (cello player)
additional viola: Adriaan Breunis
Amber Hendriks (viola player)
Mark Mulder
additional alto vocals [PA'dam Chamber Choir]: Astrid Krause (Alto)
Karen Langendonk (Alto)
Annette Stallinga (Alto)
Annette Vermeulen (Alto)
additional background vocals: Marcela Bovio
additional bass vocals [PA'dam Chamber Choir]: Jan Douwes (Bass Vocalist)
Andreas Goetze (Bass Vocalist)
Angus van Grevenbroek (Bass Vocalist)
additional conductor: PA'dam Chamber Choir - Maria Van Nieukerken
additional soprano vocals [PA'dam Chamber Choir]: Martha Bosch (Soprano)
Frederique Klooster (Soprano)
Silvia da Silva Martinho (Soprano)
Annemieke Nuijten (Soprano)
Alfrun Schmid (Soprano)
additional tenor vocals [PA'dam Chamber Choir]: Koert Braches (Tenor)
Ruben de Grauw (Tenor)
Daan Verlaan (Tenor)
art direction: Stefan Heilemann
background vocals [grunts & screams]: Mark Jansen
background vocals [grunts]: Ariën van Weesenbeek
design/illustration: Stefan Heilemann
Tonnie Simons
editor: Joost van den Broek (Dutch keyboardist)
Jos Driessen
engineer: Joost van den Broek (Dutch keyboardist)
Jos Driessen
Maarten de Peijper
lead vocals: Simone Simons
mastering: Darius van Helfteren
mixer: Jacob Hansen
photography: Stefan Heilemann
producer: Joost van den Broek (Dutch keyboardist)
spoken vocals: Ariën van Weesenbeek
mastered at: Amsterdam Mastering in Diemen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
mixed at: Hansen Studios in Ribe, Region of Southern Denmark, Denmark
recorded at: Sandlane Recording Facilities in Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
ASIN: DE: B00ITH6AWI [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/5719506 [info]
other databases: http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Epica/The_Quantum_Enigma/402667 [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/media/1004958/ [info]