MERCYFUL FATE — Melissa

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Album · 1983

Filed under Heavy Metal
By MERCYFUL FATE

Tracklist

1. Evil (4:45)
2. Curse of the Pharaohs (3:57)
3. Into the Coven (5:11)
4. At the Sound of the Demon Bell (5:23)
5. Black Funeral (2:50)
6. Satan's Fall (11:23)
7. Melissa (6:40)

Total Time: 40:10

25th Anniversary edition bonus tracks

8. "Black Masses" [Outtake] (4:31)
9. Curse of the Pharaoh [BBC Radio 1 Session] (3:52)
10. "Evil" [BBC Radio 1 Session] (4:02)
11. Satan's Fall [BBC Radio 1 Session] (10:29)
12. Curse of the Pharaohs [Demo] (4:26)
13. Black Funeral [Demo] (2:54)

Total Time (25th aniv. version): 70:32
25th Anniversary edition DVD track listing

Live At Dynamo, Eindhoven, Holland 1983

1. Doomed By The Living Dead
2. Black Funeral
3. Curse Of The Pharaohs

Line-up/Musicians

- King Diamond / Vocals
- Hank Shermann / Guitars
- Michael Denner / Guitars
- Timi "Grabber" Hansen / Bass
- Kim Ruzz / Drums

About this release

Roadrunner Records. Reissued in 2005 for Roadrunner's 25 Anniversary with bonus tracks and bonus DVD.

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Another excellent and influential fusion of traditional heavy metal and proto-thrash from Mercyful Fate. Leading off with incredible songs such as Curse of the Pharaohs or the iconic Evil, the album does tend to drag towards the end, with the meandering progressive rock-influenced Satan's Fall and Melissa taking a little too long to cover a little too few musical ideas; still, this isn't enough to prevent this being a great album, though I tend to prefer Don't Break the Oath, which I feel has more memorable, standout songs and paces itself better than this one. Apparently the band befriended Metallica at around the time this album was recorded; for my money, this one and Melissa are compelling evidence that Mercyful Fate ought to be the fifth member of the Big Five of thrash.

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