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
Length55:40
LabelNapalm Records
ProducerTerje Refsnes
Tristania chronology
Beyond the Veil
(1999)
World of Glass
(2001)
Ashes
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
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
Digipak
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
10."The Modern End" (Seigmen cover)Kim LjungHidle, Moen4:45
Total length:60:25

Charts[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

Tristania[edit]

  • 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

References[edit]

  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. ^ http://www.officialcharts.de/album.asp?artist=Tristania&title=World+Of+Glass&country=de