Those Who Caress the Pale

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Those Who Caress the Pale (EP)
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Released1997
Genre Black metal, experimental metal
Length31:16
Label Misanthropy
Producer Ved Buens Ende
Ved Buens Ende chronology
Written in Waters
(1995)
Those Who Caress the Pale (EP)
(1997)
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Those Who Caress the Pale is an EP by the Norwegian metal band Ved Buens Ende.

Extended play musical recording longer than a single, but shorter than a full album

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Contents

Track listing

  1. "A Mask in the Mirror" – 5:24
  2. "The Carrier of Wounds" – 8:09
  3. "You That May Wither" – 4:36
  4. "The Plunderer" – 5:12
  5. "Those Who Caress the Pale" – 6:17
  6. "Insects (Part I)" – 1:38 (bonus track)

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