|"The Beauty in Black"|
|Single by Therion|
|from the album Lepaca Kliffoth|
Music Lab Studio, Berlin
|Label|| Nuclear Blast |
|Songwriter(s)||Christofer Johnsson, Thomas Karlsson|
|Therion singles chronology|
"The Beauty in Black" is the first single released by Swedish heavy metal band Therion.
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