Theli (album)

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Theli
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ReleasedAugust 9, 1996
RecordedJanuary – March 1996 [1]
StudioImpuls Studio (Hamburg, Germany)
Genre Symphonic metal
Length51:29
Label Nuclear Blast
NB 179-2
Producer Jan Peter Genkel, Gottfried Koch, Therion
Therion chronology
Lepaca Kliffoth
(1995)
Theli
(1996)
A'arab Zaraq – Lucid Dreaming
(1997)
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Theli is the fifth album released by the symphonic metal band Therion. While Theli stays true to the band's roots in that it has a very dark sound, it is a major turning point in their history. Set, Egyptian god, is shown on the front cover. This was the last album on which Christofer Johnsson sang until 2004's "Lemuria". A music video was filmed for the song "To Mega Therion". The song To Mega Therion appears in the shockumentary film Traces of Death IV. [2]

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Preludium" (Instrumental)1:43
2."To Mega Therion"6:34
3."Cults of the Shadow"5:14
4."In the Desert of Set"5:29
5."Interludium" (Instrumental)1:47
6."Nightside of Eden"7:31
7."Opus Eclipse" (Instrumental)3:41
8."Invocation of Naamah"5:31
9."The Siren of the Woods"9:55
10."Grand Finale / Postludium" (Instrumental)4:04
Japanese edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
11."In Remembrance"6:05
12."Black Fairy" (European Metal Version)5:55
13."Fly to the Rainbow" (Scorpions cover)8:15

Credits

Therion line-up

Guest musicians

North German Radio Choir

Siren Choir

Single

Cover design

Cover was made by Peter Grøn.

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References

  1. "Therion – Theli on Discogs.com" . Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  2. "Traces of Death IV Soundtrack IMDb".