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3.78 | 129 ratings | 4 reviews | 27% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1 (42:12)
1. Grace of God (8:19)
2. Man with a Stick (6:27)
3. Walking on Eggshells (7:18)
4. This Party's Over (4:22)
5. Rose of Damascus (15:45)

CD 2 (42:18)
1. Garden of Remembrance (6:07)
2. C Song (The Trondheim Waltz) (4:41)
3. Little Man What Now? (10:54)
4. Waverley Steps (End of the Line) (13:45)
5. Weltschmerz (6:51)

Total Time 84:30

Line-up / Musicians

- Fish / vocals

- Steve Vantsis / bass, keyboards, guitars, programming
- Robin Boult / guitar
- John Mitchell / guitar
- Craig Blundell / drums
- Dave Stewart / drums
- David Jackson / saxophone
- Liam Homes / keyboards
- Foss Paterson / keyboards
- Doris Brendel / backing vocals
- Mikey Owers / brass
- Scottish Chamber Orchestra / strings

Releases information

2CD, 2LP, digital download

Also available as 2CD + Blu Ray deluxe edition. Blu ray will feature 5.1 mix of the album, promo videos and 4 live audio recordings and live concert footage from Edinburgh Queens Hall.

Release date September 25, 2020

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FISH Weltschmerz ratings distribution

(129 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(27%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(44%)
Good, but non-essential (22%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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4 stars It has been a long time in the making but Fish has finally released his final album 'Weltschmerz'. If this is indeed Fish's last studio album, he leaves us with a masterpiece. The word 'Weltschmerz' translates as a feeling of melancholy in a world of weariness. This album was created against a ... (read more)

Report this review (#2476795) | Posted by thesimilitudeofprog | Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | Review Permanlink

2 stars I have been a Fish fan since I first heard You Know he Knows on the radio way back in 1983. I was crushed when he left Marillion but his solo albums for the most part have been excellent, yes I know Fish writes great lyrics and has a great voice but he knows that you need cool guitar solos and ... (read more)

Report this review (#2458712) | Posted by AgeofMadness | Friday, October 23, 2020 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Upon rating this a "4" I want to say that it is slightly less than a "4", just like Consequences is a bit more than a "4". Consequences, as a Fish album, finally contained material on a par with material found in the early Marillion albums for which he is so famous. Weltschmerz, in my mind, conta ... (read more)

Report this review (#2455878) | Posted by gbjones | Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Good new album! I've never been the most faithful fan of Fish, loving much of what he did on the early Marillion albums "Script", "Childhood", and especially "Clutching" ("Fugazi"...not so much...); and his work on some of the Tony Banks solo shtuff was great. Then I took a chance a couple of ... (read more)

Report this review (#2452528) | Posted by Squire Jaco | Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Review Permanlink

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