Sombre Romantic

Sombre Romantic is the debut studio album from Australian gothic metal band Virgin Black. The album was originally released in a very limited pressing within Australia only by Crestfallen Records. It was then released on 12 February 2001 on The End Records in the United States and in Europe by German label Massacre Records.[1] A 2002 re-pressing of this album by The End also included the Trance EP as a bonus disk.

Sombre Romantic
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 2001
Recorded2000
GenreGothic metal, doom metal, symphonic gothic metal
Length44:38
LabelCrestfallen Records
Virgin Black chronology
Trance (EP)
(1998)
Sombre Romantic
(2001)
Elegant... and Dying
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Lords of Metal70/100 link
Metal Storm9.2/10 link
Metal.delink (in German)
Powermetal.delink (in German)

Track listingEdit

  1. "Opera de Romanci I. - Stare" - 3:57
  2. "Opera de Romanci II. - Embrace" - 3:52
  3. "Walk Without Limbs" - 4:26
  4. "Of Your Beauty" - 4:00
  5. "Drink the Midnight Hymn" - 5:14
  6. "Museum of Iscariot" - 7:41
  7. "Lamenting Kiss" - 5:25
  8. "Weep for Me" - 1:52
  9. "I Sleep with the Emperor" - 2:40
  10. "A Poet's Tears of Porcelain" - 5:20
  11. "Outro" - 0:11 *

* hidden track

CreditsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sombre Romantic - Review: All Music". All Music. Retrieved 28 December 2018.

External linksEdit