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Released  June 9 1992
Genre  Doom metal, death-doom
Recorded  March 1-7, 1992
Length  47:56
Studio  Studio Beaufort, Bovenkarspel, Netherlands
Label  Foundation 2000 (Europe) Pavement Music (US)

Always... is the debut studio album of the Dutch band The Gathering. The record was initially released on June 9, 1992 in Europe by Foundation 2000 and in North America by Pavement Music. In 1994, a first remixed version of the album was released by Foundation 2000. In 1999, a second remixed version was released by Psychonaut Records. The Mexican edition was released by Scarecrow Records.


Track listing

All lyrics written by Bart Smits; all music composed by The Gathering.

The Mexican version features three additional tracks from the compilation album Downfall - The Early Years.


The Gathering
  • Bart Smits - vocals, backing vocals
  • Jelmer Wiersma - electric and 12 string acoustic guitars
  • RenĂ© Rutten - electric and acoustic guitars
  • Hans Rutten - drums, wind chimes
  • Frank Boeijen - keyboards, grand piano
  • Hugo Prinsen Geerligs - bass, flute, triangle
  • Additional musicians
  • Marike Groot - female vocals
  • Henk van Koeverden - electronics, Korg MS-10
  • Production
  • Recorded and mixed at the Beaufort Recording Studio, Bovenkarspel, the Netherlands from February 28, 1992 to March 7, 1992.
  • Produced and mixed by Han Swagerman Sr. and The Gathering.
  • Engineered by Han Swagerman Sr.
  • Executive producer: Mark Fritsma
  • References

    Always... Wikipedia

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