Empires (VNV Nation album)

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Empires
Studio album by VNV Nation
Released 25 October 1999 (EU)
16 May 2000 (US)
Recorded August-September 1999
Genre Futurepop, electro-industrial
Length 50:58
Label dependent/Metropolis
VNV Nation chronology
Praise the Fallen
(1998)
Empires
(1999)
Futureperfect
(2002)
Singles from Empires
  1. "Darkangel"
    Released: 28 June 1999
  2. "Standing"
    Released: 3 April 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Almost Cool (7.5/10)[2]
Metal.de 8/10 stars[3]
Release Magazine 9/10 stars[4]

Empires is the third studio album by futurepop duo VNV Nation. It was released in 1999 in the EU and 2000 in the United States jointly under the Metropolis and dependent labels. The album combines trance, synthpop and electronic body music (EBM).

"Darkangel" was released as a single on 28 June prior to the album, and "Standing" became a single, and was also released as part of the Burning Empires EP in 2000.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Firstlight"   2:10
2. "Kingdom"   5:51
3. "Rubicon"   6:20
4. "Saviour"   6:59
5. "Fragments"   5:02
6. "Distant (Rubicon II)""   3:15
7. "Standing"   5:40
8. "Legion"   5:11
9. "Darkangel"   5:28
10. "Arclight"   5:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic review". 
  2. ^ "VNV Nation – Empires – almost cool music review". Almostcool.org. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ Metal.de
  4. ^ "VNV Nation: Empires – Release On Line review". Releasemagazine.net. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 

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