Visions (Haken album)

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Visions
Studio album by Haken
Released ProgPower USA – 17 September 2011
Official – 24 October 2011
Recorded 2010–2011
Genre Progressive metal
Progressive rock
Label Sensory
Haken chronology
Aquarius
(2010)
Visions
(2011)
The Mountain
(2013)

Visions is the second studio album of progressive metal band Haken. The album was released mostly for the attention of people at ProgPower USA on 17 September 2011, with an official release date set for 24 October 2011.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Ross Jennings, all music composed by Richard Henshall, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Premonition" (Richard Henshall, Diego Tejeida & Thomas MacLean) 4:10
2. "Nocturnal Conspiracy"   13:08
3. "Insomnia" (Haken) 6:06
4. "The Mind's Eye"   4:05
5. "Portals"   5:27
6. "Shapeshifter"   8:08
7. "Deathless"   8:04
8. "Visions"   22:25
Total length:
71:33

Reception[edit]

Visions received high praise from Sea of Tranquility webzine. It was described as "a staggeringly brilliant example of progressive metal" by Pete Pardo and "probably the final progressive masterpiece of 2011" by Murat Batmaz.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sea of Tranquility 5/5 stars[3]
ProgSnobs Positive[4]

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Carter, Vatjarr. "News: New Album Review, Haken "Visions" (Tracklist)". Distortion Emolver. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. ^ HAKEN Sophomore Album Details & Trailer Posted Band Prepares For ProgPower USA. Retrieved 2 August 2011
  3. ^ a b http://www.seaoftranquility.org/reviews.php?op=showcontent&id=11692
  4. ^ Weiss, Aaron. "Haken – Visions Review". ProgSnobs. ProgSnobs.com. Retrieved 7 December 2011.