Darker Days (Stream of Passion album)

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Darker Days
Studio album by Stream of Passion
Released June 22, 2011 (Spain/Finland/Sweden)
June 24, 2011 (Germany/Austria/Benelux/Italy)
June 27, 2011 (EU)
July 5, 2011 (USA/Canada)
Recorded 2011
Genre Progressive metal, symphonic metal, gothic metal
Length 58:10
Label Napalm
Producer Joost van den Broek
Stream of Passion chronology
The Flame Within
(2009)
Darker Days
(2011)
A War of Our Own
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Jukebox:Metal 3/5 stars[1]

Darker Days is third studio album by the Dutch symphonic metal band Stream of Passion, released in 2011 on Napalm Records.

It is the first album with drummer Martijn Peters. All producing, engineering, mixing and mastering were made by former After Forever keyboardist Joost van den Broek.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Marcela Bovio, Johan van Stratum and Joost van den Broek except "The Mirror" by Stream of Passion and "Nadie Lo Ve" by Bovio and Jeffrey Revet

  1. "Lost" - 5:27
  2. "Reborn" - 3:37
  3. "Collide" - 5:20
  4. "The Scarlet Mark" - 3:41
  5. "Spark" - 2:36
  6. "Our Cause" - 4:43
  7. "Darker Days" - 4:32
  8. "Broken" - 4:47
  9. "This Moment" - 3:55
  10. "Closer" - 4:37
  11. "The Mirror" - 3:34
  12. "Nadie Lo Ve" - 3:04
  13. "The World Is Ours" - 3:49
  14. "The Hunt" (Digipack bonus track) - 4:28

Additional[edit]

During the interview with Valkryian music Marcela stated that Nadie Lo Ve's lyrics were inspired by the passing away of her Grandmother, though the music to that song has been wrote long before. [2]

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Marcela Bovio - Lead Vocals; Violin
  • Eric Hazebroek - Lead/Rhythm Guitars
  • Stephan Schultz - Lead/Rhythm Guitars
  • Johan van Stratum - Bass
  • Jeffrey Revet - Keyboards; Piano
  • Martijn Peters - Drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Gert Wantenaar - bandoleon and accordion
  • Ben Mathot, Judith van Driel - violins
  • Mark Mulder - viola
  • David Faber - cello

Production[edit]

  • Joost van den Broek - producer, engineer, mixing, mastering, orchestral arrangements
  • Jeffrey Revet - orchestral arrangements

References[edit]