Say Hello to Tragedy

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Say Hello to Tragedy
Studio album by Caliban
Released August 24, 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre Metalcore
Length 50:01
Label Century Media
Producer Benny Richter
Caliban chronology
The Awakening
(2007)
Say Hello to Tragedy
(2009)
Coverfield EP
(2011)

Say Hello to Tragedy is the seventh full-length album by Caliban. The album was released on August 24, 2009 (Europe), with Century Media Records, instead of the usual, Roadrunner Records.

"24 Years", the lead single from Say Hello to Tragedy was released on July 17 on the band's Myspace. A second song, "Caliban's Revenge" was released on their Myspace page on July 24. A full album stream was put up on August 13. A video was also made for "24 Years" and "Caliban's Revenge".

The album entered the German Media Control chart at No. 36.

The concept of Say Hello to Tragedy comes from questioning why tragedies happen nowadays that could have been prevented.

Guitarist Marc Goertz commented, “If people would just open their eyes and at least care a bit about their neighbours, relatives and the world in general, a lot of this adversity could be avoided. Some of our new songs are entirely fictional, whereas other ones refer to real life dramas like the Fritzl case.”

Track listing[edit]

All music written by Marc Görtz. All lyrics written by Andreas Dörner except where noted.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "24 Years"     3:49
2. "Love Song"     3:28
3. "Caliban's Revenge"     4:00
4. "End This Sickness"     4:18
5. "Walk Like the Dead"   Andreas Dörner, Marc Görtz 4:18
6. "No One is Safe"     3:43
7. "Liar"     4:40
8. "The Degenation of Humanity (24 Years Pt. 2)"     4:08
9. "Unleash Your Voice"     3:37
10. "All I Gave"   Marc Görtz 5:26
11. "In the Name of Progression" (Unbroken cover)   4:48
12. "Coma"     3:49
Total length:
50:01

Credits[edit]

Additional
  • Co-Production – Marc Görtz
  • Recording – Benny Richter; Sky Hoff; Toni Meloni
  • Mixing – Adam D.
  • Mastering – Vince
  • Artwork – Bastian Sobtzick (Callejon)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[1] 64
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[2] 36
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 87

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caliban – Say Hello to Tragedy" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien.
  2. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  3. ^ "Caliban – Say Hello to Tragedy". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.