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Katatonia - Brave Murder Day flac album
  • Performer Katatonia
  • Title Brave Murder Day
  • Date of release 2009
  • Country Italy
  • Style Doom Metal, Goth Rock
  • Other formats APE AHX AC3 MP3 AA MIDI DMF
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1551 mb
  • Size FLAC 1448 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
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Brave Murder Day is Katatonia's second full-length album, released in 1996 by Avantgarde Music. This album created a new guitar position with Fredrik Norrman's input, and features harsh vocals by Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth. It is also the last Katatonia LP to feature any death growls and other death metal elements.

Consistent and committed to its gloomy theme, this 1997 Century Media offering represents the metallic high-water mark from an ever-evolving group.

Brave Murder Day can best be described as the middle ground between the intense Death/Doom of Dance of December Souls and the suicidal feelings of Discouraged Ones. Katatonia flirt with the best elements of all of their eras to create the best release of their entire discography. The really long song lengths of Dance of December Souls are cut down to 6-7 minutes with the longest track Brave clocking in at 10:16

Brave Murder Day, named after the first three tracks of the album, is Katatonia's second full-length album, released in 1996 by Avantgarde Music. The album features harsh vocals by Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth. The Century Black reissue of the album also includes the four tracks from the band's For Funerals to Come EP, while the later Peaceville reissue contained all 3 tracks from the Sounds of Decay EP. In 2004 Northern Silence Productions released the album on vinyl.

Katatonia ‎– Brave Murder Day. Label: Avantgarde Music ‎– Av022. Photography By – Lennart Kaltea. Producer – Katatonia. Vocals – Mike Åkerfeldt. Recorded at Unisound July 1996. Mike Åkerfeldt appears courtesy of Opeth & Candlelight Records. Total running time: 41:14. Catalog number appears on the disc only.

Note: This album originally went to the pressing plant completely unmastered, hence the low output of audio and lack of various EQ/FX enhancements. It was finally mastered for the first time in 2006 when Peaceville Records re-released it. The initial cd pressings had a purple logo, but it was hardly visible, so Avantgarde Music changed the logo to black/white on the later pressings.

Album · 1997 · 9 Songs.

Next to Discouraged Ones and Night Is The New Day! If I were to Recommend any 90's Metal album/albums. It would be Morning rise 1996. Brave Murder Day 1996. Discouraged Ones 1998. The album starts with the 10-minute "Brave", perhaps the most definitive Brave Murder Day song. Grey guitar lines slowly dissolve during tense, mournful passages thanks to the distant, simple production of Opeth's and Katatonia's earlier producer Dan Swano. The whole album is laced with repeated key themes, which show little variation on the following songs, giving the impression that they are just parts of a huge composition a la Edge of Sanity's Crimson (also featuring Mikael Akerfeldt as a guest).

Tracklist

A1 Brave 10:16
A2 Murder 4:54
A3 Day 4:28
B1 Rainroom 6:31
B2 12 8:18
B3 Endtime 6:45
C1 Funeral Wedding 8:40
C2 Shades Of Emerald Fields 5:24
D1 For Funerals To Come 2:50
D2 Epistel 1:16

Credits

  • Artwork [Digital Design] – Tom*
  • Bass – Blackheim
  • Drums, Voice [Clean] – Jonas Renkse
  • Engineer – Dan Swanö
  • Guitar – Blackheim, Fredrik Norrman
  • Lyrics By – J. Renkse*
  • Photography [Cover, Backcover] – Bildhuset
  • Photography By – Lennart Kaltea
  • Producer, Music By – Katatonia
  • Vocals [Distorted] – Mike Åkerfeldt*

Notes

"For Funerals To Come" MCD on the second vinyl as bonus.
Under exclusive license from Avantgarde Music.
Grey Vinyl limited to 350 copies.
Special gatefold vinyl edition has an imitation "leather", embossed foil-print cover.

Recorded at Unisound July 1996

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 27701 78871 5

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
Av022 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album) Avantgarde Music Av022 Italy 1996
7887-2 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album, RE) Century Black 7887-2 US 1997
CDVILED154 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Союз CDVILED154 Russia 2007
ATL.98003 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(Cass, Album, RP) Atlantis Müzik ATL.98003 Turkey 2018
ICARUS 252 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album) Icarus Music ICARUS 252 Argentina 2006

Tracklist

1 Brave 10:16
2 Murder 4:54
3 Day 4:28
4 Rainroom 6:31
5 12 8:18
6 Endtime 6:45
Bonus Tracks
7 Nowhere
8 At Last
9 Inside The Fall

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Unisound
  • Made By – DADC Austria – A0100199064-0101

Notes

Digipack Version ! Different Matrix Runout than the other Version!

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CDVILED154 SP 127776 01
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI KA07
  • Mastering SID Code: L081

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
Av022 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album) Avantgarde Music Av022 Italy 1996
7887-2 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album, RE) Century Black 7887-2 US 1997
7887-1 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(2xLP, Album, RE, Gre) Century Media 7887-1 USA & Canada 2009
CDVILED154 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Союз CDVILED154 Russia 2007
ATL.98003 Katatonia Brave Murder Day ‎(Cass, Album, RP) Atlantis Müzik ATL.98003 Turkey 2018