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Playing Gods

by Crimson Cry

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Oblivion 06:27
Life Is Game 06:30
Playing Gods 05:51
Indulgence 04:42


released December 18, 2020

Produced and engineered by Alex K. Strangel
Drums engineered by Arcadiy Navaho
Recorded at Crimson Cry Studio, Black Obelisk Studio, Navaho Studio and Play Studio
Mixed and mastered by Roland Grapow at Grapow Studios, Slovakia
Cover design by Helena Murky
Cover model – Marina Sawari
Photos by Yaroslava Morozova
Costumes design & make-up by Arina Sawari

Alex K. Strangel – vocals & keyboards
Pavel Viking – bass, backing vocals in (4)
Sergey Ivanov – guitars, backing vocals in (3, 4, 7)
Xenia Fox – keyboards solos in (3, 4, 6), piano in (5, 6)
Vadim Sergeev – drums

Additional musicians:
Elena Volkova – additional vocals in (3), all backing vocals
Sergey Dneprovskiy – backing vocals in (4)
Ulyana Kudryavtsetva – backing vocals in (4)

Special guest:
Amanda Somerville – vocal duet in (8)

All songs by Alex K. Strangel
(exc. 4 by Pavel Viking; 10 by Hiroshige Tonomura)


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Crimson Cry Moscow, Russia

Crimson Cry is a Russian power\progressive\neo-classical metal band, found in 2007 by Alex K. Strangel

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