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Studio album by In Flames
Released July 3, 2000
Recorded Studio Fredman
Genre Melodic death metal
Length 43:44
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Fredrik Nordström
In Flames
Professional reviews
In Flames chronology
The Tokyo Showdown

Clayman is the fifth album by Swedish melodic death metal band In Flames. The album was released by Nuclear Blast in 2000. Most of the lyrics deal with depression and internal struggles.

The album's cover art is based on Leonardo da Vinci's drawing, the Vitruvian Man. The Jesterhead appears in the background, both on the cover, and in the album booklet itself.

Music Videos were made for "Pinball Map" & "Only For The Weak" with Metal Hammer naming "Only For The Weak" its top 10 Death Metal song.


Track listing

# Title Length
1. "Bullet Ride"   4:42
2. "Pinball Map"   4:08
3. "Only for the Weak"   4:55
4. "...As the Future Repeats Today"   3:27
5. "Square Nothing"   3:57
6. "Clayman"   3:28
7. "Satellites and Astronauts"   5:00
8. "Brush the Dust Away"   3:17
9. "Swim"   3:14
10. "Suburban Me (Feat. Christopher Amott)"   3:35
11. "Another Day in Quicksand"   3:56
2000 Japan Pressing, some 2003 Asian Releases & 2005 Deluxe Edition
# Title Length
12. "Strong and Smart" (No Fun at All cover) 2:22
2005 Deluxe Edition, 2008 Reloaded Edition & Limited Release Special Edition
# Title Length
12. "World of Promises" (Treat cover) 3:49


Other personnel

  • Music written by Björn Gelotte and Jesper Strömblad.
  • Music arranged by In Flames and Fredrik Nordström.
  • Lyrics and vocal arrangements by Anders Fridén.
  • "Strong and Smart" by Mikael Danielsson and Ingemar Jansson (No Fun at All)
  • "World of Promises" by Robert Ernlund and Anders "Gary" Wikström (Treat)
  • Recorded and produced at Studio Fredman by Fredrik Nordström and In Flames.
  • Cover and booklet artwork and layout by Axel Hermann.
  • Photos by Tobias Lundgren.

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