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|Studio album by|
|Released||March 29, 2014|
|Recorded||Lisbon, Portugal, London, England, and Alessandria, Italy|
|Genre||Gothic metal, Alternative metal|
|Icon & The Black Roses chronology|
Thorns is the second studio album by Portuguese band Icon & The Black Roses. It was released on March 29, 2014, following their reunion in 2011.
Icon & The Black Roses is a Portuguese Gothic Metal band.
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In 2013, the band released a lyric video for "Wings of a Dreamer", an advance from Thorns. Thorns was recorded between Lisbon, London and Alessandria, and mixed by Daniel Cardoso.
All music composed by Icon & the Black Roses.
|4.||"Wings of a Dreamer"||5:48|
|5.||"Moments of Madness"||4:45|
|6.||"Devil’s Made You"||5:01|
|9.||"With or Without You"||4:09|
|10.||"Silence is Everything"||5:09|
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