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Tad Morose - Modus Vivendi flac album

Tad Morose - Modus Vivendi flac album Performer: Tad Morose
Title: Modus Vivendi
Style: Heavy Metal, Prog Rock
Released: 2003
Country: Europe
MP3 album: 1886 mb
FLAC album: 1488 mb
Rating: 4.9
Other formats: AHX TTA MP1 AA DXD AU ASF
Genre: Rock

Modus Vivendi is an album by Swedish heavy metal band Tad Morose released on the Century Media label in 2003. All tracks arranged by Tad Morose; lyrics, melodies and vocal arrangements by Urban Breed. Mother Shipton's Words". Life in a Lonely Grave". When the Spirit Rules the World". Japanese bonus tracks. Knowing Me Knowing You (ABBA cover). Rainbow Demon (Uriah Heep cover).

Modus Vivendi (2003) by Tad Morose. Labels: Century Media Records. Genres: Progressive Power Metal Members: Urban Breed, Christer "Krunt" Andersson, Daniel Olsson, Anders Modd, Peter Moren.

Modus Vivendi takes the eldritch atmospherics of Undead and blends them with the catchy hooks and straight-up power of Matters of the Dark. But what makes this album work, and what makes it a worthy entry in Tad Morose’s discography, is that it has emotional weight behind it, to an even greater degree than its predecessor. Anubis’ exemplifies a lot of this weight. It paces itself out, mostly at a middling tempo.

Additionally, Modus Vivendi also packs three illuminating cover versions as fan-pleasing bonus tracks. These naturally showcase Tad Morose paying affectionate tribute to their heroes, and include renditions of Uriah Heep's "Rainbow Demon," Accept's "Losing More Than You've Ever Had," and - perhaps worth sitting down for - ABBA's "Knowing Me, Knowing Yo.

Their 2003 album, Modus Vivendi, showcases their talents very well, and IMO, is a forgotten classic. One of the most powerful aspects of Modus Vivendi is Urban Breed's vocals. Urban Breed is one of the most talented vocalists in power metal, and puts forth a great deal of effort in Modus Vivendi. He sings with the right amount of emotion and strength which is very effective in upgrading the band's sound. But as it is, Tad Morose's Modus Vivendi is a classic power metal album. It's a refreshing escape from the more symphonic, fantasy orientated side of power metal and is a load of fun to listen to. I would definitely recommend this album to any metal fan, whether you enjoy power metal or not. Recommended Tracks (You couldn't go wrong with any of them, but for the stake of having a list): Mother Shipton's Words Clearly Insane Anubis.

Tracklist

1 Anubis 3:54
2 No Mercy 4:14
3 Afraid To Die 5:28
4 Clearly Insane 3:49
5 Cyberdome 4:37
6 Take On The World 5:21
7 Mother Shipton's Words 4:03
8 Unwelcome Guest 4:02
9 Life In A Lonely Grave 7:15
10 When The Spirit Rules The World 4:33

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Century Media Records
  • Copyright (c) – Magic Arts Publishing
  • Mixed At – Studio Fredman
  • Manufactured By – DADC – DIDX-093064

Credits

  • Artwork By – Jan Meininghaus
  • Bass – Anders Modd
  • Drums – Peter Morén
  • Guitar – Christer 'Krunt' Andersson*, Daniel Olsson
  • Mixed By – Fredrik Nordström
  • Photography By – Håkon Grav
  • Vocals – Urban Breed

Notes

Promo CD in cardboard sleeve. Distributed by Century Media USA.

On back cover of sleeve, American street date listed as February 10, 2004 (differs from November 17 2003 release date for American release of Modus Vivendi).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 27701 81942 6
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-093064 1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L327
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 50D2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
77494-2 Tad Morose Modus Vivendi ‎(CD, Album) Century Media 77494-2 Europe 2003
77494-2 Tad Morose Modus Vivendi ‎(CD, Album, RE) Century Media 77494-2 Europe Unknown
77494-2P Tad Morose Modus Vivendi ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Century Media 77494-2P Germany 2003
CRCL-4576 Tad Morose Modus Vivendi ‎(CD, Album) Century Media CRCL-4576 Japan 2004
FO377CD Tad Morose Modus Vivendi ‎(CD, Album) Фоно FO377CD Russia 2004