Reroute to Remain

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Reroute to Remain
Studio album by In Flames
Released 3 September 2002
Genre Melodic death metal, alternative metal
Length 51:39
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Daniel Bergstrand
In Flames chronology
Reroute to Remain
Soundtrack to Your Escape

Reroute to Remain (Subtitled: Fourteen Songs of Conscious Insanity & on The Reissue: Fourteen Songs of Conscious Madness) is the sixth studio album by the Swedish metal band In Flames. The album saw a major change in musical style and was In Flames' first considerable step in the direction of mainstream music, and was met with rejection among many of their fanbase. It is sometimes viewed as a transitional album between Clayman and Soundtrack to Your Escape. The album's more accessible sound attracted many new fans and popularized In Flames' name within the American heavy metal scene, helping to secure a top spot at Ozzfest. The album peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.[1] This was the band's first album to present singles which were "Trigger" and "Cloud Connected".

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Rock Hard (de) 9/10[3]
Ultimate Guitar 9/10 stars[4]

In 2005, Reroute to Remain was ranked number 326 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Strömblad & Gelotte.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Reroute to Remain"   Fridén & Helena Lindsjö 3:53
2. "System"   Fridén 3:39
3. "Drifter"   Fridén 3:10
4. "Trigger"   Fridén 4:58
5. "Cloud Connected"   Fridén 3:40
6. "Transparent"   Fridén 4:03
7. "Dawn of a New Day"   Fridén 3:40
8. "Egonomic"   Fridén 2:36
9. "Minus"   Fridén 3:45
10. "Dismiss the Cynics"   Fridén & Helena Lindsjö 3:38
11. "Free Fall"   Fridén 3:58
12. "Dark Signs"   Fridén 3:20
13. "Metaphor"   Fridén 3:39
14. "Black & White"   Fridén 3:33



Chart (2002) Peak
German Album Charts[6] 23


  1. ^ "Billboard Independent charts". Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Sheaks, Matthias. "Allmusic review". Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Albrecht, Frank. "Rock Hard review". issue 184. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Albrecht, Frank. "Rock Hard review". issue 184. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  5. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 80. ISBN 3-89880-517-4. 
  6. ^ "". Retrieved 27 May 2013.