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Release date: 10 August 1999
Style: Gothenburg metal


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01. FreeCard
02. ThereIn
03. UnDo Control
04. Auctioned
05. To A Bitter Halt
06. The Sun Fired Blanks
07. Nether Novas
08. Day To End
09. Dobermann
10. On Your Time
11. Asleep In The Bandaged Light [bonus]
12. No One [bonus]
13. Exposure [bonus]
14. Therein [live] [bonus]
+ UnDo Control [Live in Poland 2002] [Korean version bonus]

Lyrics (10)

Mikael Stanne - vocals
Niklas Sundin - guitars
Fredrik Johansson - guitars
Martin Henriksson - bass
Anders Jivarp - drums

Session musicians
Johanna Andersson - vocals

Additional info
Label: Century Media Records (Cat.#: 77285-2)
Released under license in Japan by Toys factory, with a different cover and a special extra booklet featuring rare band photos and biography information.

Recorded at Studio Fredman, Gothenburg in September 1998.
Engineered by Fredrik Nordström.
Produced by Dark Tranquillity.
Mastered by Göran Finnberg at The Mastering Room.
Remastered by Ulf Horbelt at DMS, Marl, Germany.

Artwork and design by Cabin Fever Media.
Band photography by Johan Carlberg.

The bonus track "Exposure" was supposed to be featured on the limited edition digipack version, but not all of the copies actually includes the song. Also, there are copies of the regular jewelcase version with "Exposure".

Staff review by

If some of you are die hard fans of the times when Dark Tranquillity used to play real death metal, then you don's have to read further, because this album is the more likely to disturb you. Some would call them sellouts, would cry for the nostalgy of the fast riffs and the flow of violence that you could find on Skydancer or on The Gallery, or even insult them because of the clean vocals and the piano parts, but for myself I think I'm going to talk about evolution and about the courage of a band that has not been afraid to lose a part of their fans just to explore a new side of the metal spectrum... This is an artistic move, that even if it cannot be understood by all, at least it has to be respected.

published 11.09.2003 | Comments (15)

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NocturnalStalker - 20.11.2013 at 17:56  
Rating: 9 I have a soft spots for bands that dare to go against the expectations of their fans and pursue their own way of art. That's why I love Dark Tranquillity and I love this album. Besides, if I ever decide to put down my own list of top 10 most beautiful metal albums, Projector will definitely be on it.
Bad English - 26.07.2015 at 23:03  
  Weirdest album but Auctioned is most weirdest lyric song ever and one of my all time favorit
Thanks Jasna or Vesna one of you girls suggested me

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