Amaranthe (album)

Amaranthe is the debut studio album by Swedish heavy metal band Amaranthe. The album was released April 11, 2011 and reached #35 and #16 on the Swedish[5] and Finnish[6] charts respectively. It also topped the Japanese Import charts beating Lady Gaga.[citation needed] A deluxe edition was released in October 2011, featuring two bonus tracks and a DVD.

Amaranthe
Amaranthe - Amaranthe 2011 cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 11, 2011 (2011-04-11)
RecordedOctober 6 – December 4, 2010 (2010-10-06 – 2010-12-04)
Studio
Genre
Length42:49
LabelSpinefarm
ProducerJacob Hansen
Amaranthe chronology
Leave Everything Behind
(2009)
Amaranthe
(2011)
The Nexus
(2013)
Singles from Amaranthe
  1. "Hunger"
    Released: March 1, 2011
  2. "Rain"
    Released: June 13, 2011
  3. "Amaranthine"
    Released: July 27, 2011
  4. "1.000.000 Lightyears"
    Released: May 21, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Jukebox: Metal[2]
Global Domination[3]
Sea of Tranquility[4]

Track listingEdit

Amaranthe – Standard edition
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Leave Everything Behind"
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
3:17
2."Hunger"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Andy Solveström
3:12
3."1.000.000 Lightyears"
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
  • Jake E
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
3:15
4."Automatic"
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
  • Ryd
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
3:24
5."My Transition"
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
Mörck3:49
6."Amaranthine"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
3:29
7."Rain"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
3:44
8."Call Out My Name"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
3:16
9."Enter the Maze"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
4:04
10."Director's Cut"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
4:49
11."Act of Desperation"Mörck
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
3:04
12."Serendipity"
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
  • Jake E
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
3:26
Total length:42:49
Amaranthe – Japanese standard and European special editions (bonus tracks)
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
13."Breaking Point"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Ryd
3:41
14."A Splinter in My Soul"
  • Jake E
  • Mörck
  • Solveström
  • Mörck
  • Jake E
3:44
Total length:50:14
Amaranthe – Japanese deluxe and US special editions (bonus tracks)
No.TitleLength
13."Breaking Point"3:41
14."A Splinter in My Soul"3:44
15."Amaranthine" (acoustic)3:09
16."Leave Everything Behind" (acoustic)3:18
Total length:56:41
Amaranthe – US and European special editions (bonus DVD)
No.TitleDirector(s)Length
1."Hunger" (music video)Patric Ullaeus3:40
2."Amaranthine" (music video)Ullaeus3:33
3."Behind the Scenes - The Making of Hunger" 1:19
4."2011 European Tour Documentary"Johan Carlén11:12
5."Album Recording Studio Diaries"Jake E22:06
Total length:41:50
Amaranthe – Japanese deluxe edition (bonus DVD)
No.TitleDirector(s)Length
1."Hunger" (music video)Ullaeus3:40
2."Amaranthine" (music video)Ullaeus3:33
3."Live@Brewhouse" 1:31
4."Live@Musikens Hus" 8:18
5."Behind the Scenes - The Making of Hunger" 1:19
6."2011 European Tour Documentary"Carlén11:12
7."Album Recording Studio Diaries"Jake E22:06
Total length:51:39

NotesEdit

  • On streaming services and digital stores, "Rain" is alternatively titled "It's All About Me".[7][8]

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart Peak
position
Finnish Albums Chart[6] 16
Japanese Albums Chart[9] 39
Swedish Albums Chart[5] 35

Release historyEdit

Country Date
Europe 13 April 2011[10]
Japan 8 June 2011
United States 6 November 2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collar, Matt. "Amaranthe - Amaranthe review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  2. ^ Donovan, James. "Amaranthe - Amaranthe". Jukebox Metal.com. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  3. ^ Philipson, K. "Amaranthe: Amaranthe". Global Domination.se. Archived from the original on 2014-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  4. ^ Jensen, Kim. "Amaranthe: Amaranthe". Sea of Tranquility.org. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  5. ^ a b "Amaranthe - Amaranthe (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  6. ^ a b "Amaranthe - Amaranthe (album)". Finnishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  7. ^ "It's All About Me (Rain), a song by Amaranthe". Spotify. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "It's All About Me (Rain)". YouTube. December 12, 2018. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  9. ^ "Amaranthe Deluxe Edition - Amaranthe" (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  10. ^ "Amaranthe Comments On Release Of Debut Full-Length Album". February 16, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2011.