World of Glass (album)

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World of Glass
Tristania - World of Glass.jpg
Studio album by
Released25 September 2001
RecordedFebruary to April 2001 at Sound Suite Studio in Marseille, France
GenreSymphonic gothic metal
LabelNapalm Records
ProducerTerje Refsnes
Tristania chronology
Beyond the Veil
World of Glass
Professional ratings
Review scores
Sputnik Music(3.6/5)[1]
Rough Edge3.5/4 stars[2]

World of Glass is the third full-length album by Norwegian band Tristania. The album was released on 25 September 2001 by Napalm Records; as a result of Morten Veland leaving the band, the harsh vocals were sung by Ronny Thorsen, vocalist of Trail of Tears.

Track listing[edit]

1."The Shining Path"Østen Bergøy, Einar MoenAnders Hidle, Moen6:46
2."Wormwood"BergøyHidle, Moen5:56
3."Tender Trip on Earth"BergøyHidle, Moen5:18
4."Lost"Pete JohansenHidle, Moen6:03
5."Deadlocked"MoenHidle, Moen5:57
6."Selling Out"BergøyHidle, Moen6:16
7."Hatred Grows"BergøyHidle, Moen6:20
8."World of Glass"BergøyHidle, Moen5:25
9."Crushed Dreams"MoenHidle, Moen7:39
Total length:55:40
10."The Modern End" (Seigmen cover)Kim LjungHidle, Moen4:45
Total length:60:25


Chart (2001) Peak
German Albums Chart[3] 66



  • Vibeke Stene – vocals, choir
  • Anders Høyvik Hidle – guitars, harsh vocals on "The Shining Path" and "Tender Trip on Earth"
  • Rune Østerhus – bass
  • Einar Moen – synth/programming
  • Kenneth Olsson – drums

Session musicians[edit]

  • Østen Bergøy – clean vocals
  • Ronny Thorsen – harsh vocals
  • Pete Johansen – violin
  • Jan Kenneth Barkved – clean vocals on "Selling Out" and "Crushed Dreams"
  • Sandrine Lachapelle, Emilie Lesbros, Johanna Giraud, Damien Surian, Hubert Piazzola – choir


  1. ^ "Tristania - World of Glass (album review)". Sputnikmusic. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  2. ^ "Rough Edge: Tristania CD Reviews". Rough Edge. May 27, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  3. ^