Halmstad (Niklas angående Niklas)

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Halmstad (Niklas angående Niklas)
Shining - Halmstad.jpg
Studio album by Shining
Released 16 April 2007
Genre Black metal, progressive metal
Length 42:35
Label Osmose Productions
Shining chronology
The Eerie Cold
(2005)The Eerie Cold2005
Halmstad (Niklas angående Niklas)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4/5[1]

Halmstad (Niklas angående Niklas) is the fifth album by Shining. It was released by Osmose Productions on 16 April 2007. A black LP edition was released and limited to 500 copies.

Several lines by Christina Ricci from the movie Prozac Nation were sampled in this album. Track 5 is an arrangement of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata".

Track 1 starts with the beginning verses of "Antigonish", an 1889 poem by William Hughes Mearns:

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Ytterligare ett steg närmare total jävla utfrysning (Yet Another Step Towards Complete Fucking Isolation)" 6:22
2. "Längtar bort från mitt hjärta (Longing Away from My Heart)" 8:29
3. "Låt oss ta allt från varandra (Let Us Take Everything from Each Other)" 6:05
4. "Besvikelsens dystra monotoni (The Gloomy Monotony of Disappointment)" 10:05
5. "Åttiosextusenfyrahundra (Eightysix-thousand-fourhundred)" 2:43
6. "Neka morgondagen (Deny Tomorrow)" 8:49


  • Niklas Kvarforthvocals
  • Fredric Gråby – guitar
  • Peter Huss – guitar
  • Johan Hallander – bass
  • Ludwig Witt – drums
  • Marcus Pålsson – grand piano on "Åttiosextusenfyrahundra"
  • Ynas Lindskog – lyrics on "Låt oss ta allt från varandra"


  1. ^ Hanson, John (4 December 2007). "Review: Shining (SWE) - V - Halmstad". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
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