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In Vain

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3.71 | 26 ratings | 1 reviews | 35% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 2010

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Captivating Solitude (7:01)
2. Ain't No Lovin' (7:03)
3. Mannefall (1:50)
4. On the Banks of the Mississippi (8:09)
5. Dark Prophets, Black Hearts (9:25)
6. Wayakin (The Guardian Spirit of the Nez Perce) (9:19)
7. Circle of Agony (9:03)
8. Sombre Fall, Burdened Winter (14:36)

Total Time 63:06

Line-up / Musicians

- Andreas Frigstad / Vocals
- Johnar Haaland / Guitar
- Sindre Nedland / Clean Vocals, Piano, Organ, Backing Vocals
- Stig Reinhardtsen / Drums
- Kristian Wikstøl - Bass, Vocals

Releases information

Full-length released by Indie Recordings on the 18th of January 2010

"Mantra" also includes a bonus disc with a "The Making Of..." documentary, one
bonus track, screensavers, desktop images and more.

Secret song on Disc 1, and the bonus track on Disc 2:
Wayphearing Stranger (03:19)

Thanks to UMUR for the addition
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IN VAIN Mantra ratings distribution

(26 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (19%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (4%)

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3 stars Too bad. I was hoping for more from In Vain on their second endeavor. On the positive side their production has gotten a bit better. But on the other hand, the strong sense of identity that came across on their first album has vanished into thin air. First of all, the diversity on e ... (read more)

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