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{{Album intro}} It is the last album to be released before the band's frontman and singer [[Peter Steele]] died officially of a heart failure on April 14, 2010 when he was 48 and the resultant permanent breakup of the band.
 
{{Album intro}} It is the last album to be released before the band's frontman and singer [[Peter Steele]] died officially of a heart failure on April 14, 2010 when he was 48 and the resultant permanent breakup of the band.
   
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== Overview ==
''Dead Again'' contains ten tracks and it is the longest Type O Negative album, lasting 77 minutes and 28 seconds. The average duration of a track on this album is 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Two singles were released from the album—"[[The Profit of Doom]]" and "[[September Sun]]".
 
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The working title for this album was ''The Profit of Doom'', same as the title of the [[The Profit of Doom|third track]].
   
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Although it was released on March 13, 2007 in the USA and the majority of the world, Germany would not see its release until March 16 and other parts of Europe will not see its release until March 19.
== Background and release ==
 
The working title for this album was ''The Profit of Doom'', same as the title of the [[The Profit of Doom|third track]]. The album was released in the USA and the majority of the world on March 13, 2007, March 16 in Germany, and March 19 in other parts of Europe. ''Dead Again'' is the first and only Type O Negative album to be released through {{wp|SPV GmbH|SPV}} / {{wp|Steamhammer Records}} and is the only album to be released through a label other than {{wp|Roadrunner Records|Roadrunner}}.
 
   
 
It is the first and only Type O Negative album to be released through {{wp|SPV GmbH|SPV}} / {{wp|Steamhammer Records}} and is the only album to be released through a label other than {{wp|Roadrunner Records|Roadrunner}}.
The album reached #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart, which is the highest peak of any Type O album.
 
 
== Title and album cover ==
 
The meaning of ''Dead Again'' as the album title refers to Pete's claim that parts of his body are dying from years of heavy alcohol and cocaine use after they had been temporarily reinvigorated.
 
   
 
The front cover shows the Russian mystic {{wp|Grigori Rasputin}}. The lettering on the cover is in faux-Cyrillic font. The back cover shows Grand Duchesses of the Tsarist family taken back in 1906. From left to right they are Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Nikolaevna.
 
The front cover shows the Russian mystic {{wp|Grigori Rasputin}}. The lettering on the cover is in faux-Cyrillic font. The back cover shows Grand Duchesses of the Tsarist family taken back in 1906. From left to right they are Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Nikolaevna.
   
 
''Dead Again'' contains ten tracks and it is the longest Type O Negative album, lasting 77 minutes and 28 seconds. The average duration of a track on this album is 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Two singles were released from the album—"[[The Profit of Doom]]" and "[[September Sun]]".
== Lyrics and music ==
 
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The album has lyrics about drug use, death, lost love, heartbreak, and self-loathing. There are occasional times on this album where Peter's voice sounds like young {{wp|Glenn Danzig}}. The album contains the musical elements of all of the previous Type O Negative albums molded together, as well as sounds resembling {{wp|Carnivore (band)|Carnivore}} (Pete's previous band), {{wp|Black Sabbath}}, {{wp|Bauhaus}}, and {{wp|The Beatles}}. The dominant genres for this album are {{wp|gothic metal}} and {{wp|doom metal}}, and it has lesser amounts of {{wp|thrash metal}}, {{wp|crossover music|crossover}}, {{wp|punk music|punk}}, {{wp|progressive metal}}, and {{wp|psychedelic metal}}. The elements on this album (both lyrically and musically) are described as dirgy, gloomy, sad, depressing, uplifting and energetic.
 
The album has lyrics about drug use, death, lost love, heartbreak, and self-loathing. There are occasional times on this album where Peter's voice sounds like young {{wp|Glenn Danzig}}. The album contains the musical elements of all of the previous Type O Negative albums molded together, as well as sounds resembling {{wp|Carnivore (band)|Carnivore}} (Pete's previous band), {{wp|Black Sabbath}}, {{wp|Bauhaus}}, and {{wp|The Beatles}}. The dominant genres for this album are {{wp|gothic metal}} and {{wp|doom metal}}, and it has lesser amounts of {{wp|thrash metal}}, {{wp|crossover music|crossover}}, {{wp|punk music|punk}}, {{wp|progressive metal}}, and {{wp|psychedelic metal}}. The elements on this album (both lyrically and musically) are described as dirgy, gloomy, sad, depressing, uplifting and energetic.
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The album reached #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart, which is the highest peak of any Type O album.
   
 
== Tracklist ==
 
== Tracklist ==
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* This is one of two TON albums to show faces on the album cover; the other is ''[[Bloody Kisses]]''.
 
* This is one of two TON albums to show faces on the album cover; the other is ''[[Bloody Kisses]]''.
 
* This is the only album where none of its tracks last less than four minutes.
 
* This is the only album where none of its tracks last less than four minutes.
* It has the fewest tracks of any TON album since ''Bloody Kisses''.
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* It has the most songs split into cantos (8) and the most [[cantos]] (22) of any TON album.
* It has the most songs split into cantos (8) and the most [[cantos]] (22) of any album.
 
 
* Nearly ten years after this release, the antonymic title ''[[Live Again]]'' was released, hencely featuring all live tracks.
 
* Nearly ten years after this release, the antonymic title ''[[Live Again]]'' was released, hencely featuring all live tracks.
   

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