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666 Ways to Love: Prologue

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Released  19 October 1996
Artist  HIM
Producer  Hiili Hiilesmaa
Length  19:35
Release date  16 October 1996
Label  BMG Finland
666 Ways to Love: Prologue httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen663666
This Is Only the Beginning (1995)  666 Ways to Love Prologue (1996)
666 Ways to Love Prologue (1996)  Greatest Lovesongs Vol. 666 (1997)
Genres  Rock music, Heavy metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock

666 Ways to Love: Prologue is an EP by Finnish band HIM, released in 1996, only in Finland. It is produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa, and was registered in Finnvox, MD and Peacemakers, Helsinki. It is their first release after a demo in 1995. Only 1,000 were produced. The woman pictured on the front cover of the album is the mother of HIM's lead singer, Ville Valo. The EP was re-released for the first time, on vinyl, on November 25, 2014 in Lashes to Ashes, Lust to Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03.


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Track listing

All songs written by Ville Valo, except where noted.

  1. "Stigmata Diaboli" – 2:55
  2. "Wicked Game" (Chris Isaak) – 3:56
  3. "Dark Sekret Love" – 5:19
  4. "The Heartless" – 7:25


  • Ville Hermanni Valo − lead vocals
  • Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström − lead guitar
  • Oki − rhythm guitar
  • Mikko Henrik Julius "Migé" Paananen − bass guitar
  • Antto Melasniemi − keyboards
  • Juhana Tuomas "Pätkä" Rantala − drums
  • Guest musicians

  • Sanna-June Hyde − vocals on "Dark Sekret Love"
  • Kai "Hiili" Hiilesmaa − moog synthesizer on "Dark Sekret Love"
  • Songs

    1Stigmata Diaboli2:55
    2Wicked Game3:54
    3Dark Sekret Love


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