Silent Waters is the eighth studio album by Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis.

Silent Waters
Silent Waters cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released29 August 2007
RecordedJanuary–February 2007
StudioSonic Pump Studios, Helsinki, Finland[1]
GenreFolk Metal[2]
Length46:34 (Standard Release)
51:07 (Reissue)
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerMarco Hietala and Mikko Karmila
Amorphis chronology
Eclipse
(2006)
Silent Waters
(2007)
Skyforger
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com4.5/5 stars [3]
Chronicles of Chaos9.5/10 stars [4]
MetalUnderground4.5/5 stars [5]

The lyrics are English translations of Finnish poems written by poet Pekka Kainulainen, who wrote them based on the character of Lemminkäinen in the Kalevala.

In February 2008, the record was certified gold in Finland, having sold over 15,000 units.[6]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Weaving the Incantation"P. KainulainenT. Koivusaari4:57
2."A Servant"P. KainulainenS. Kallio3:35
3."Silent Waters"P. KainulainenS. Kallio4:50
4."Towards and Against"P. KainulainenE. Holopainen4:59
5."I of Crimson Blood"P. KainulainenS. Kallio5:05
6."Her Alone"P. KainulainenE. Holopainen6:01
7."Enigma"P. KainulainenE. Holopainen3:34
8."Shaman"P. KainulainenE. Holopainen4:55
9."The White Swan"P. KainulainenT. Koivusaari4:49
10."Black River"P. KainulainenS. Kallio3:49
Total length:46:34
Bonus Track
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
11."Sign"P. KainulainenT. Joutsen4:33
Total length:51:07

CreditsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cover Artwork For Amorphis' "Skyforger"". smnnews.com. February 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-06.
  2. ^ Eduardo, Rivadavia. "Allmusic review of Silent Waters". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-04.
  3. ^ "Amorphis - Silent Waters Review". Heavymetal.about.com. 2011-08-23. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  4. ^ Amorphis - Silent Waters : Review
  5. ^ Metal Underground Review
  6. ^ Official Website Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine