Release date: 1998
Style: Symphonic gothic metal

Rating:

8.8 | 340 votes

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01. Preludium
02. Evenfall
03. Pale Enchantress
04. December Elegy
05. Midwintertears
06. Angellore
07. My Lost Lenore
08. Wasteland's Caress
09. Postludium

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Guest review by
Ealdamir

Rating:
9.8
Well, well, well…Tristania's Widow's Weeds. It is about time I wrote a review for one of my beloved albums. So, I will try to sum up the majesty of this album in these lines.

Widow's Weeds is the first full-length of Tristania. The band was formed two years earlier by Einar Moen-keys, Keneth Olsson-drums and Morten Veland-guitars/vocals. Morten was the main figure behind Tristania back then. After a self-titled EP in 1997 that got rave reviews around Europe they signed a record deal with Napalm records and started preparing this masterpiece.

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published 26.08.2005 | Comments (10)

Staff review by
DerRozzengarten

Rating:
10
After the release of their self-titled EP, Tristania became a part of a rising label at that time (1998), Napalm Records. They started working on their long-awaited debut album since "Tristania" had received good critics from the music press. And, yes, during 1998, the debut album of Tristania, "Widow's Weeds," saw the light of day and became one of those sparkling jewels in the world of gothic metal, one of those albums that always shines for their unique feeling and beauty!

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published 26.08.2005 | Comments (4)

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Blasphemer1992 - 26.03.2011 at 22:26  
  I'm fall in love with it
MechanisT - 31.05.2011 at 23:07  
  One of THE gothic albums in existence. The best of the "beauty and the beast" type.
Erik M. - 12.03.2013 at 23:29  
Rating: 10
Written by MechanisT on 31.05.2011 at 23:07

One of THE gothic albums in existence. The best of the "beauty and the beast" type.


Exactly, hence why it's at #1 in my "Beauty and the Beast" list.
Reaper_Redeamer - 18.06.2013 at 02:32  
Rating: 10 Yeah a pure 10...

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