Twilight Theater

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Twilight Theater
Studio album by Poets of the Fall
Released 17 March 2010
(See release history)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 46:16
Label Insomniac
Producer Poets of the Fall
Poets of the Fall chronology
Revolution Roulette
(2008)
Twilight Theater
(2010)
Alchemy Vol.1
(2011)
Singles from Twilight Theater
  1. "Dreaming Wide Awake"
    Released: 3 February 2010
  2. "War"
    Released: 16 February 2012[1][2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Tempelores.com (Favourable)[3]
Venia-mag.net (90/100)[4]
Sputnikmusic.com 4/5[5]

Twilight Theater is the fourth studio album by the Finnish rock band Poets of the Fall. It was released in Finland as well as on iTunes on 17 March 2010[6] and was released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on 29 October. The record went gold in its first week after jumping to #1 on the Finnish album charts.[7] It was the 311th most-played 2010-album on Last.fm.[8]

The title of the album comes from the song "Given and Denied".

The song "War" was featured in 2010 video game Alan Wake and released as part of Steam Collector's Edition soundtrack on 2nd March, 2012.[9] It was released as single on February, 16th.[10][11]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Poets of the Fall

No. Title Length
1. "Dreaming Wide Awake"   4:23
2. "War"   5:06
3. "Change"   4:46
4. "15 Min Flame"   5:00
5. "Given and Denied"   4:17
6. "Rewind"   4:22
7. "Dying to Live"   3:46
8. "You're Still Here"   3:27
9. "Smoke and Mirrors"   5:17
10. "Heal My Wounds"   5:56

Release history[edit]

Country Release Date
Finland 17 March 2010
iTunes Worldwide
Germany 29 October 2010
Austria
America

Singles[edit]

Single Release Date Charts
Dreaming Wide Awake 3 February 2010 (Finland)

10 February 2010 (iTunes)

#18 (Finland)[12]
War 16 February 2012 (iTunes)

Trivia[edit]

  • The track War is featured in the video-game Alan Wake
  • The track 15 Minute Flame was partly inspired by the movie The Sixth Sense starring Bruce Willis
  • The album is the first the band considers to feature "cinematic rock" instead of "alternative rock" on the previous three albums
  • The harlequin on the cover is based on a photo showing the band's vocalist Marko Saaresto
  • The ticket on the album-cover contains the original release date of the album as well as a sequence of numbers that translates into Hamartia

References[edit]

Preceded by
"Strike!" by The Baseballs
Finnish charts
number one albums

26 March 2010
Succeeded by
"Sydänjuuret" by Mokoma