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Collectors information & Description: 

Abigail is the second King Diamond album and their first concept album. It was released in 1987 on Roadrunner Records.

This album "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS
Music Genre: Death/Thrash Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" was produced by: King Diamond, Mikkey Dee, Michael Denner

Sound/Recording Engineer(s):

Robert Falcao Roberto Falcao is producer and sound engineer since the first King Diamond record "No Presents for Christmas" on later "King Diamond" albums, he is guest playing the keyboards.

This album was recorded at: Sound Track Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 1986 until February 1987

Album cover desdgn: Studio Dzyan, Thomas Holm, Torbjorn Jorgenson

Thomas Holm started his career as art designer in the early 1980's and has done the album covers for bands like: Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Spartan Warrior, Dark Heart. For the "King Diamond" and "Mercyful Fate" albums he has often been working together with "Thorbjorn Jorgensen".

Thorbjorn Jorgensen a Swedish illustrator and graphic designer and member/founder of the Studio Dzyan in Malmö. Thorbjorn has been working on all the artwork for the albums of Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, S.P.O.C.K, Lord Belial and many others. For the "King Diamond" and "Mercyful Fate" albums he has often been working together with "Thomas Holm".

Album cover photography: Jorgen Bak, Ole Lundgren

Öle Ludgren - photographer for the "King Diamond" albums: Abigail, Them, and "Fatal Portrait".

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: RoadrunneR RR 9622
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1987 Made in the Netherlands

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Inner Sleeve   of "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" Album


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Note: the above pictures are photos of the actual album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. The quality of these images has been reduced in order to preserve network bandwidth, high quality images of these scans can be made available on request

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • King Diamond - All Vocals

    Kim Bendix Petersenbetter known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. As a vocalist, he is known for his extensive vocal range, in particular his usage of falsetto.

    He started his career in 1974 with a band called Brainstorm and has since performed with Black Rose, Brats, Danger Zone, Mercyful Fate and the eponymous King Diamond band.

  • Michael Denner - Lead Guitar

    Michael Denner is a Danish heavy-metal guitarist. He is part of the heavy metal duo Denner/Shermann with Hank Shermann. Michael Denner plays guitar with Brats from 1979-1980, "Mercyful Fate" from 1981-1996 (with several interruptions.

  • Andy La Roque - Lead Guitar

    Anders Allhage mostly known under the alias: "Andy LaRocque" and is best known as guitarist with King Diamond. He started his musical career in the Swedish "Swedish Beauty" aka "Swedish Erotica" and E.F. Band he moved in 1985-1986 to play with the "King Diamond" band.

  • Mikkey Dee - Drums

    Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou alias Mikkey Dee started his long career in 1985 with King Diamond, switched to Dokken in 1990, followed by Motorhead and Scorpions today.

  • Timmi Hansen - Bass

    Timmi "Grabber" Hansen is a Danish bass player. He played in the Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate from 1981 to 1985 and from 1992 to 1993, and King Diamond from 1985 to 1987.

Complete Track-listing of the album "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS"

The detailed tracklist of this record "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Funeral 1:29
  2. Arrival 5:26
  3. A Mansion In The Darkness 4:33
  4. The Family Ghost 4:05
  5. The 7th Day Of July 1777 4:51
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Omens 3:56
  2. The Possession 3:25
  3. Abigail 4:52
  4. Black Horsemen 7:39

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Very Good Plus (VG+) - A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled. Record surfaces will show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.

Cover: Near Mint (NM or M-) - An LP cover should have no more than the most minor defects, such as any sign of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.

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