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The Jester Race
Studio album by In Flames
Released20 Februar 1996[1]
RecorditNovember 1995
(Studio Fredman)
GenreMelodic daith metal
Lenth40:12, 54:45 (2002 an 2008 reissue)
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerFredrik Nordström
In Flames
In Flames chronology
Subterranean
(1994)Subterranean1994
The Jester Race
(1996)
Black-Ash Inheritance
(1997)Black-Ash Inheritance1997
Profeesional ratins
Review scores
Springheid Ratin
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
Chronicles of Chaos 8/10 stars[3]

The Jester Race is the seicond album bi the melodic daith metal baund In Flames. It is the first album tae featur Anders Fridén as the baund's vocalist an Björn Gelotte as the drummer. A video for the sang "Artifacts of the Black Rain" wis released an aw. It wis the first album tae featur the Jesterhead, the baund's mascot an aw.

Efter releasin The Jester Race, the baund then toured wi Samael, Grip Inc. an Kreator.[4] The album wis the baund's seicont full-length album released follaein the mair mainstream success o the 1994 EP, Subterranean. The Jester Race wis recordit at Studio Fredman bi Fredrik Nordström, who contributit keybuirds for the album an aw.

The Jester Race is considered ane o the greatest metal albums o aw time. It rankit #79 on the wabsteid Metal Rules' leet o 100 Greatest Metal Albums.[5] It is considered a classic album o the Gothenburg style o metal an aw,[6] alang wit At the Gates' Slaughter of the Soul an Dark Tranquillity's The Gallery,[7] exhibitin the dual guitar leads, groult vocals an acoustic sections typical o the genre.

Track leetin[eedit | eedit soorce]

No.TeetleLenth
1."Moonshield"5:02
2."The Jester's Dance" (Instrumental)2:09
3."Artifacts of the Black Rain"3:15
4."Graveland"2:47
5."Lord Hypnos"4:01
6."Dead Eternity"5:02
7."The Jester Race"4:51
8."December Flower"4:11
9."Wayfaerer" (Instrumental)4:41
10."Dead God in Me"4:16

Bonus tracks[eedit | eedit soorce]

2002 and 2008 re-releases
No.TeetleLenth
11."Goliaths Disarm Their Davids"4:55
12."Gyroscope"3:23
13."Acoustic Medley"2:32
14."Behind Space" (live)3:36
These tracks are from the Black-Ash Inheritance MCD.
Japanese Edition
No.TeetleLenth
12."Dead Eternity" (demo)5:02
13."The Inborn Lifeless" (demo)3:22
These tracks are from the 2007 re-release of the Subterranean EP.

Personnel[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Flames[8][eedit | eedit soorce]

Guest appearances[eedit | eedit soorce]

Production an composition[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "In Flames - The Jester Race". Metal Archives. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  2. "Jester Race - In Flames". Allmusic. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  3. "In Flames - The Jester Race". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  4. [4]
  5. "The Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums". Metal-Rules. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  6. "In Flames". BNR Metal, Version 3. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  7. "Melodic Death Metal". About.com. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  8. "TJR-11b.jpg (1024×908)". Photobucket. Retrieved January 2, 2012.

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