Arcana Coelestia - Le Mirage De L'Idéal

8.1 | 37 votes |
Release date: 4 April 2009
Style: Funeral doom metal, Atmospheric black metal


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Acte premier
01. Duskfall
    1 - Pt.1 - An Autumnal Overture
    2 - Pt.2 - The Silent Pilgrim
    3 - Pt.3 - In Eclipse
02. Requiem (To The Fathomless Void Of Redemption)
03. Le Mirage De l'Idéal

Acte deuxième
04. Tragedy & Delirium (Pt.1 The Tragedy)
05. Tragedy & Delirium (Pt.2 The Delirium)
06. ...Thus Fade In Nocturnal Deluge

Staff review by
Heavy Metal has always had its fair share of occult themed bands and concept albums, with varying degrees of quality. Ridiculous and laughable, mesmerizing and haunting, and everything in between. There's always been a fair share of conceptual madness to our favourite music style, too, and it are exactly these two factors that Arcana Coelestia ('Heavenly Secrets' in Latin) combine on their genre-transcending Le Mirage De L'Idéal.

published 02.10.2009 | Comments (17)

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20.10.2012 - 19:36
Alex F
Slick Dick Rick
I think it's better than the debut, but both are absolutely brilliant
12.01.2013 - 18:07
I love this album .....

When you hear an album like this I feel like I understood music, metal, and more .....

05.04.2013 - 00:09
Rating: 9
Combo Breaker
I didn't expect this. After hearing their first, I was a little disappointed. But this album is my reward. Definitely better than the debut, in every way. Music, vocals, atmosphere.. Want more.
23.05.2013 - 00:21
Found this through random album feature .. and wow, what a great find.
11.06.2014 - 23:15
Alex F
Slick Dick Rick
In terms of doom I can only think of a few bands that are better than Arcana Coelestia (Wormphlegm and Esoteric come to mind). Both of their currently released albums connect with me on such a deep emotional level it's mesmerizing. Duskfall might be one of the best songs ever made
11.10.2014 - 03:38
Written by Alex F on 11.06.2014 at 23:15

Duskfall might be one of the best songs ever made

Ye the cleans near the end are so overwhelming.

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