One (Tesseract album)

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One
Studio album by Tesseract
Released 22 March 2011
Recorded Metropolis Studios, UK and 4D Sounds
Genre Progressive metal, ambient, atmospheric rock
Length 54:31
Label Century Media
Producer Acle Kahney, Amos Williams, Francesco Cameli
Tesseract chronology
Concealing Fate
(2010)
One
(2011)
Perspective EP
(2012)
Singles from One
  1. "Nascent"
    Released: 4 February 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Bloody Disgusting (positive)[2]
Pop Matters 8/10 stars[3]

One is the debut studio album by British progressive metal band Tesseract released on 22 March 2011,[4] the album features six tracks, with the third track "Concealing Fate" split into 6 parts for a total length of twenty seven minutes and forty seconds. This is Tesseract's only full length release with vocalist Daniel Tompkins. A bonus track entitled "Hollow" was released digitally to those who pre-ordered One from Century Media.

A live studio play through of Concealing Fate was also included as a bonus DVD along with the album. In September 2011 an instrumental version was released digitally and in October that year both the album and the instrumental version were released on vinyl as a double LP.[5] Nascent was released as a promotional single in February 2011, music videos were released for both Nascent and Deception. Acoustic renditions of Perfection, April and Origin were featured on the Perspective EP.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tesseract. 

No. Title Length
1. "Lament"   4:53
2. "Nascent"   4:09
3. "Concealing Fate, Part One: Acceptance"   8:33
4. "Concealing Fate, Part Two: Deception"   5:22
5. "Concealing Fate, Part Three: The Impossible"   4:50
6. "Concealing Fate, Part Four: Perfection"   2:38
7. "Concealing Fate, Part Five: Epiphany"   1:29
8. "Concealing Fate, Part Six: Origin"   4:44
9. "Sunrise"   3:57
10. "April"   4:49
11. "Eden"   9:08
Total length:
54:31

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Billboard Top Hotseekers[6] 36

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Acle Kahney - programming, mixing, digital editing, engineering
  • Amos Williams - artwork design, programming, mixing, digital editing, producing
  • Francesco Cameli - engineering, mixing, producing
  • Rob Mestas - post-production
  • Greg Marriott - additional engineering
  • Ronan Phelan - additional engineering
  • Rob Mestas - digital editing
  • Mo Panella - digital editing
  • Andrew Baldwin - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eduardo Rivadavia. "One - Tesseract | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Barkan. "Bloody Disgusting - [Album Review] TesseracT ‘One’". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Adrien Begrand. "TesseracT: One | PopMatters". PopMatters. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  4. ^ TESSERACT Stream 'Eden' Track Online BW&BK Magazine Retrieved March 02, 2011
  5. ^ "TesseracT - One /black 2 LP". CMDistro. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "One - Tesseract | Awards | AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 27, 2013.