The Mission (Royal Hunt album)

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The Mission
Studio album by Royal Hunt
Released 21 August 2001
Genre Progressive metal
Length 51:46
Label Century Media
8073
Producer André Andersen
Royal Hunt chronology
Fear
(1999)
The Mission
(2001)
The Watchers
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars link

The Mission is the sixth studio album released by Royal Hunt. It is a concept album based on Ray Bradbury's sci-fi classic 'The Martian Chronicles'. Each track from this album is dedicated to the defined chapter of the book.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by André Andersen except where noted.

  1. "Take Off" (Instrumental) – 1:04
  2. "The Mission" – 5:50
  3. "Exit Gravity" (Instrumental) – 1:05
  4. "Surrender" – 5:30 (Andersen/West)
  5. "Clean Sweep" – 1:57
  6. "Judgement Day" – 6:28
  7. "Metamorphosis" (Instrumental) – 1:25
  8. "World Wide War" – 6:26 (Andersen/West)
  9. "Dreamline" (Instrumental) – 2:07 (Andersen/Kjaer)
  10. "Out of Reach" – 5:26
  11. "Fourth Dimension" (Instrumental) – 2:34
  12. "Days of No Trust" – 4:55
  13. "Total Recall" – 6:59

The Mission and 'The Martian Chronicles'[edit]

  1. "Take Off" - "August 2001 - The Settlers"
  2. "The Mission" – "January 1999 - Rocket Summer"
  3. "Exit Gravity" - "October 2002 - The Shore"
  4. "Surrender" – "April 2000 - The Third Expedition"
  5. "Clean Sweep" – "April 2005 - Usher II"
  6. "Judgement Day" – "June 2001 - And The Moon Be Still As Bright"
  7. "Metamorphosis" - "February 2002 - The Locusts"
  8. "World Wide War" – "August 2026 - There Will Come Soft Rain"
  9. "Dreamline" (Instrumental) – "February 2003 - Interim"
  10. "Out of Reach" – "August 2002 - Night Meeting"
  11. "Fourth Dimension" - "November 2005 - The Watchers"
  12. "Days of No Trust" – "April 2026 - The Long Years"
  13. "Total Recall" – "November 2005 - The Off Season"

Personnel[edit]

With

  • Kenneth Olsen – Drums
  • Kim Johanneson – Drums
  • Maria McTurk – Backing vocals
  • Kenny Lubcke – Backing vocals

Production[edit]

  • Mixing – Lars Overgaard

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