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The Jonah - King Diamond - Fatal Portrait (CD, Album)

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  1. Fatal Portrait is King Diamond's first full-length album (although an EP was released several months before). Hank Shermann had left Mercyful Fate to form "Fate" which was pretty much your typical 80's pop-rock no, actually it was much worse. It was basically Hank Shermann selling out to attempt to achieve commercial success.
  2. Fatal Portrait is a bridge between the occult and epic Fate previous style and a more conceptual, but still dark, theatrical approach so perfectly achieved on the next album Abigail. This first conceptual effort can be found on Fatal Portrait's first four songs: The Candle, The Jonah, The Portrait, Dressed in White and the ninth track Haunted.
  3. Jul 30,  · King Diamond Format Audio CD Genre Rock Tracks. The Candle ; The Jonah ; The Portrait ; Dressed In White ; Charon ; Lurking In The Dark ; Halloween ; Voices From The Past ; Haunted Year Videos King Diamond - Fatal Portrait () [FULL ALBUM] Play.
  4. Listen to your favorite songs from Fatal Portrait by King Diamond Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.
  5. King Diamond - The Jonah Lyrics. After 7 years on a dusty shelf The book seemed unreal For 7 years in an ancient rhyme The fate of a girl was sealed In the attic, I was sea.
  6. Unlike most King Diamond albums, Fatal Portrait is not a full story concept. Tracks 1 through 4 and track 9 tell the Fatal Portrait story while the remaining songs are stand alone compositions. Reissued by Roadrunner Records on September 8th as a part of Roadrunner's Two from the Vault series remastered along with Abigail on 2 CD's, CD 1 has the same bonus tracks as the reissue.
  7. With a career so extensive, anniversaries of note, as well as many of his conyemporaries, have come and gone, but in , King Diamond, the man and the band, celebrates the past as few acts scan. For the first time ever, KING DIAMOND's complete catalog is being made available on PICTURE DISCS, starting with arguably THE BAND'S most seminal releases; "Fatal Portrait" (), "Abigail" () and .
  8. Jul 20,  · After Fatal Portrait, King would go on to dabble in tales ranging from a cursed fetus, a sinister grandma, witch trials, voodoo, possession, blasphemy, incest, and love unattainable. But, for now, King Diamond would begin their journey with a story about Molly; a girl whose jealous mother murders here and paints her likeness to a canvas.

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