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The Phantom Agony Expanded Edition

a Studio release
by
Epica

Release Year: 2013

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Releaed on 23 Mar 2013

To coincide with Epica’s 10th anniversary Retrospect show, taking place on the 23rd of March in the Netherlands, Epica’s former record label Transmission Records will release an expanded edition of Epica’s debut album The Phantom Agony.

 

This expanded edition comes in a deluxe digipack and contains 15 bonus tracks, including 7 previously unreleased versions and 1 previously unreleased song. The 20 pages thick booklet will provide unique photos and memorabilia, plus liner notes by founder Mark Jansen.

"We have put aside our differences 'cause at the end of the day, both parties want to have the debut album available to the Epica fans as it has been out of print for more than five years!"

This is a deluxe 2CD digi-pack gatefold sleeve- 20 page booklet, rare memorabilia, photo’s & liner notes included.

Exclusively restored dynamic 24 bit remastering from the original master tapes

  • 15 bonus tracks included
  • 7 unreleased versions
  • 1 unreleased track

Liner Notes by Mark Jansen 

Added To Proggnosis Database on: 3/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 3/11/2013 7:04:00 AM by: DBSilver

Chapter 1

  1. Adyta "The Neverending Embrace" - 1:27
  2. Sensorium 4:49
  3. Cry for the Moon "The Embrace that Smothers - Part IV" - 6:44
  4. Feint - 4:19
  5. Illusive Consensus - 5:00
  6. Façade of Reality "The Embrace that Smothers - Part V" - 8:10
  7. Run for a Fall - 6:31
  8. Seif al Din "The Embrace that Smothers - Part VI" - 5:46
  9. The Phantom Agony - 8:59
  10. Veniality - 4:37
  11. The Phantom Agony (single version) - 4:33
  12. Triumph of Defeat - 3:54

Chapter 2

  1. Adyta (orchestral version) - 1:28
  2. Sensorium (orchestral version) - 4:53
  3. Cry for the Moon (orchestral version) - 6:40
  4. Feint (orchestral version) -4:18
  5. Illusive Consensus (orchestral version) - 5:02
  6. Basic Instinct (orchestral version) - 4:07
  7. Run for a Fall (orchestral version) - 6:26
  8. The Phantom Agony (orchestral version) - 9:00
  9. Veniality (orchestral version) - 4:35
  10. Feint (piano version) - 4:53
  11. Cry for the Moon (single version) - 3:30
  12. Run for a Fall (single version) - 4:29

Simone Simons

vocal (mezzo-soprano)


Mark Jansen
guitar, grunts, screams


Ad Sluijter
guitar


Coen Janssen
synthesizers


Yves Huts
bass


Jeroen Simons
drums, percussion


WIth:

Olaf Reitmeier: acoustic guitar

Annette Berryman: flute