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Lethe [griech., Vergessen ]: die, -, in der Sage Fluss oder Quelle im Hades, woraus die Verstorbenen trinken,
um ihr irdisches Dasein zu vergessen.


Unfortunately (or fortunately)?! in summer 1995 personal problems interrupted and the King Diamond Project
came to an abrupt end. For two years then the whole stuff was left untouched.
During this period the Dark Liaison songs were written.

"The Quest for Lethe" is a kind of concept story, too. It is metaphorical concerned with deception and sorrow,
hatred and the yearning for revenge - feelings and human foibles we all know and perhaps once experienced.
Musically "Dark Liaison" is obviously inspired by Iced Earth, a bit of the early Metallica, Iron Maiden, ...