Christian Death - Atrocities - CD

Christian Death - Atrocities - CD

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    CD in Jewel case with 8-page booklet.

    When 'Atrocities' was originally released in 1986, it marked the transition after the decision of Rozz Williams to quit CHRISTIAN DEATH and Valor Kand taking over as the leading figure in the band. The fourth album of CHRISTIAN DEATH was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Monmouth, Wales (UK) in 1985 under the direction of Kand with major input by Barry Galvin, who contributed arrangements and songwriting. 'Atrocities' represents a daring artistic choice as the album mainly deals with the Holocaust in general and the death camp of Auschwitz, and the murderous criminal medic Dr. Josef Mengele also known as the "Angel of Death" in particular. 'Atrocities' includes a rendition of "Gloomy Sunday" by Hungarian Jewish pianist and composer Rezso Seress, who survived forced labour in Ukraine during WWII. An urban myth claims an increased number of suicides through airplay of this song.

    Cover photography by Walter Nurnberg.

    1 Will-O-The Wisp 3:16
    2 Tales Of innocence 6:27
    3 Straping Me Down 2:38
    4 The Danzig Waltz 3:35
    5 Chimere De-ci De-la 4:42
    6 Silent Thunder 6:32
    7 Strange Fortune 3:52
    8 Ventriloquist 4:34
    9 Gloomy Sunday 3:03
    10 The Death of Josef 4:34

  • Additional Information

    Band Christian Death
    Title Atrocities
    Label Season of Mist
    Generic musical style Gothic / New Age / Dark Ambient
    Detailed musical style Cult Gothic Rock
    Bar code 0822603137125
    Catalog # SOM371
    Release Date 9 Jul 2021
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