Empires is the third studio album by the alternative electronic band VNV Nation. It was released in 1999 in the EU and 2000 in the United States jointly under the Metropolis and dependent labels. The album combines trance, synthpop and electronic body music (EBM). Darkangel" was released as a single on 28 June prior to the album, and "Standing" became a single, and was also released as part of the Burning Empires EP in 2000.
mind 008. VNV Nation. Empires (CD, Album, RE). Dependent Records. After this, VNV would go into more of a trance/futurepop direction.
Empires (VNV Nation album). Studio album by VNV Nation. 25 October 1999 (EU) 16 May 2000 (US).
But nothing could be further from the truth at VNV Nation's performances, exemplified on their third full-length. Not only have they put together a solid album from beginning to end, they've mastered a gloomy and intense approach to contemporary dance music with melodies that are able to extend songs to five or six minutes without getting dull. Judging by its motto that "one should strive to achieve, not sit in bitter regret," it's clear that VNV Nation practices what it preaches
Released October 25, 1999. 1. Firstlight Lyrics.
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Burning Empires – Burning Empires is an EP from VNV Nation. Further and Radius² were the entirely new tracks on Burning Empires. Lastlight was a remix of Firstlight/Arclight from Empires, the exclusive version of Savior has a full vocal track.
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- Distributed By – Soulfood
- Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – BH91404
- Published By – Budde Musikverlag
- Recorded At – Polaris Studios, London
- Lacquer Cut At – Optimal Media GmbH – BH91404
- Artwork – Fross, Ronan Harris
- Engineer – Paul Barton
- Lacquer Cut By – HL
- Written-By, Producer – Ronan Harris
NotesGatefold sleeve. Includes 4-page insert with lyrics. LP housed in plain black inner sleeve.
℗+© Anachronsounds 2017
Recorded August - September 1999 at Polaris Studios, London
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 4046661526318
- Matrix / Runout (Side A): BH91404-01 A1 HL ANA-V-3
- Matrix / Runout (Side B): BH91404-01 B1 HL ANA-V-3
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