A'arab Zaraq – Lucid Dreaming

A'arab Zaraq – Lucid Dreaming is the sixth full-length musical album by Swedish symphonic metal band Therion released in the year that the band celebrated their tenth anniversary. The record contains a few unused songs from Theli, a few cover songs the band had made, plus a full soundtrack Christofer Johnsson had made independently for the film called The Golden Embrace.

A'arab Zaraq – Lucid Dreaming
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 16, 1997
Recorded1996
GenreSymphonic metal
Length71:25
LabelNuclear Blast
NB 249-2
ProducerPeter Tägtgren, Jan Peter Genkel, Gottfried Koch, Therion
Therion chronology
Theli
(1996)
A'arab Zaraq – Lucid Dreaming
(1997)
Vovin
(1998)

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."In Remembrance"6:28
2."Black Fairy"5:56
3."Fly to the Rainbow" (Scorpions cover)8:14
4."Children of the Damned" (Iron Maiden cover)4:30
5."Under Jolly Roger" (Running Wild cover)4:36
6."Symphony of the Dead" (Shortened, Instrumental version)3:39
7."Here Comes the Tears" (Judas Priest cover)3:21
Therion modified (with added guitars, bass, and drums) versions from the soundtrack to The Golden Embrace
No.TitleLength
8."Enter Transcendental Sleep"4:22
9."The Quiet Desert"3:52
10."Down the Qliphothic Tunnel"2:53
11."Up to Netzach / Floating Back"4:08
The Golden Embrace soundtrack
No.TitleLength
12."The Fall Into Eclipse" (Instrumental)3:44
13."Enter Transcendental Sleep II" (Instrumental)3:51
14."The Gates to A'Arab Zaraq Are Open" (Instrumental)1:25
15."The Quiet Desert II" (Instrumental)3:51
16."Down the Qliphothic Tunnel II" (Instrumental)2:53
17."Up to Netzach II" (Instrumental)2:53
18."Floating Back II" (Instrumental)0:49

CreditsEdit

Guest musiciansEdit

Choir and solo operaEdit

  • Bettina Stumm – soprano
  • Raphaela Mayhaus – soprano
  • Marie-Therese Kubel – alto
  • Ergin Onat – tenor
  • Klaus Bulow – bass
  • Joachim Gebhardt – bass

Cover designEdit

Art, design, photo and layout are made by Peter Grøn.

ChartsEdit

Chart (1997) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[1] 98i

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