Secret Society (album)

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Secret Society
Studio album by Europe
Released October 25, 2006
Recorded Kingside Studios, Stockholm, Sweden 2006
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock
Length 45:58
Label Sanctuary Records
Producer Europe
Europe chronology
The Final Countdown Tour 1986
(2004)
Secret Society
(2006)
Extended Versions
(2007)
Singles from Secret Society
  1. "Always the Pretenders"
    Released: October 11, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Secret Society is the seventh studio album by the Swedish rock band Europe. It was released on October 25, 2006, by Sanctuary Records. "We think it's one of the strongest albums that Europe has ever done," vocalist Joey Tempest said, "There is definitely some more melodic stuff on this one. Start from the Dark was very raw and made a statement, which is cool but for us it felt like a debut album in a way, so we wanted to branch out a bit on this one and take it to new levels."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Secret Society" (Joey Tempest) – 3:37
  2. "Always the Pretenders" (Tempest, John Levén) – 3:55
  3. "The Getaway Plan" (Tempest, John Norum) – 3:53
  4. "Wish I Could Believe" (Tempest, Mic Michaeli) – 3:35
  5. "Let the Children Play" (Tempest, Michaeli) – 4:12
  6. "Human After All" (Tempest, Norum) – 4:14
  7. "Love Is Not the Enemy" (Tempest, Norum) – 4:19
  8. "A Mother's Son" (Tempest) – 4:49
  9. "Forever Travelling" (Tempest, Michaeli) – 4:12
  10. "Brave and Beautiful Soul" (Tempest) – 3:48
  11. "Devil Sings the Blues" (Tempest, Michaeli) – 5:24

Japanese edition bonus track[edit]

  1. "Start from the Dark" (live) - bonus track on Japanese edition (VICP-63631).

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year List Peak Week
2006 Swedish Album Chart 4 4
Swiss Album Chart 91 1
France Album Chart 195 1

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