Metanoia (album)

Metanoia (album)

Infobox Album | Name = Metanoia
Type = Album
Artist = Porcupine Tree


Released = December, 1998
Recorded = July 13, 1995-March 3, 1997
Genre = Progressive rock
Length = 65:18
Label = Delerium
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:a247gjlr46iv link]

Last album = "Coma Divine - Recorded Live in Rome" (1997)
This album = "Metanoia" (1998)
Next album = "Coma Divine II" (1999)

"Metanoia" is a limited edition compilation album by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, first released on 10" double-vinyl in December, 1998, in a limited run of 1000 copies. It is mostly made up of improvisations recorded during the "Signify" sessions, some of which were later shaped into songs. To help deter secondary- and black-market sales, the album was released on CD in December 2001 and re-issued again in 2006.In a critical review on expose.com the album has been described as "in every way the antithesis of “Stupid Dream”, and simultaneously every bit as brilliant". A special recognition is given to Chris Maitland and Colin Edwin who show " a masterful display of finesse and energy". The album review is finalized with the highest recommendation to listeners.The original version of the CD has since been out-of-print. Copies of the original are considered to be quite rare and often go for a high price on online auctioning websites [ [http://www.expose.org/extra18n.html Expose Progressive Music web site: Issue #18 Extra!: New Releases] ] .The cover design was done by Carl Glover. All tracks were composed by Porcupine Tree [ [http://www.answers.com/topic/metanoia-band?cat=entertainment Metanoia 2002: Album review and songs from Answers.com] ] .

Track listing

#"Mesmer I" – 8:33
#"Mesmer II" – 6:03
#"Mesmer III/Coma Divine" – 13:18
#"Door to the River" – 4:25
#"Metanoia I/Intermediate Jesus" – 14:32
#"Insignificance" – 4:55
#"Metanoia II" – 11:03
#"Milan" – 2:25

Track details

*The track "Coma Divine" was recorded in Cambridge on 13 July, 1996.
*The track "Intermediate Jesus" was recorded in Henley-on-Thames on 4 March, 1996. The track does not include Richard Barbieri.
*The track "Milan" was recorded in Milan during the Coma Divine tour.

References

External links

* [http://www.porcupinetree.com Porcupine Tree Official Website]
* [http://www.snappermusic.com/ms/porcupinetree/ "Metanoia"] at Snapper Music


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