Worlds Collide

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This article is about the Apocalyptica album. For other uses, see Worlds Collide (disambiguation).
Worlds Collide
Studio album by Apocalyptica
Released September 14, 2007
(see release history)
Genre Cello metal, symphonic metal, neo-classical metal, progressive metal, alternative metal
Length 48:21
Label 20-20 Ent
Jive Records
Zomba Label Group
Sony BMG
Producer Jacob Hellner
Howard Benson (track #8 only)
Apocalyptica chronology
Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello
(2006)
Worlds Collide
(2007)
7th Symphony
(2010)
Singles from Worlds Collide
  1. "I'm Not Jesus (ft. Corey Taylor)"
    Released: August 31, 2007[1]
  2. "S.O.S. (Anything But Love) (ft. Cristina Scabbia)"
    Released: January 18, 2008[2]
  3. "I Don't Care (ft. Adam Gontier)"
    Released: May 30, 2008[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
Kerrang 3/5 stars[citation needed]
Metal Hammer (8/10)[citation needed]

Worlds Collide is the sixth studio album from Finnish metal band Apocalyptica, released on September 14, 2007. It includes special guests Till Lindemann, Corey Taylor, Adam Gontier, Dave Lombardo, Tomoyasu Hotei, and Cristina Scabbia. For the US release, a new recording of "I Don't Care" and a new mix of "I'm Not Jesus" replaced the original versions.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Eicca Toppinen except where noted.

Standard version
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Worlds Collide"     4:28
2. "Grace" (feat. Tomoyasu Hotei of Boøwy) Mikko Sirén, Tomoyasu Hotei 4:09
3. "I'm Not Jesus" (feat. Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour) Apocalyptica, Geno Lenardo, Johnny Andrews 3:34
4. "Ion"     3:46
5. "Helden" (feat. Till Lindemann of Rammstein) David Bowie, Brian Eno 4:18
6. "Stroke"     4:32
7. "Last Hope" (feat. Dave Lombardo of Slayer) Sirén, Toppinen 4:47
8. "I Don't Care" (feat. Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace) Max Martin, Toppinen, Adam Gontier 3:57
9. "Burn"     4:16
10. "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)" (feat. Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil) Toppinen, Andrews 4:19
11. "Peace"     5:49
Total length:
48:21

Special Edition[edit]

Bonus Tracks[edit]

  1. "Ural"  – 5:41
  2. "Lies" (Perttu Kivilaakso)- 3:43 [Japanese release only]
  3. "Dreamer" (Paavo Lötjönen) – 3:36

iTunes Bonus Tracks[edit]

  1. "I'm Not Jesus" (Pain Remix) (iTunes Exclusive) – 3:44
  2. "I'm Not Jesus" (Albert Vorne Mix) (iTunes Exclusive) – 8:05

DVD[edit]

  1. "I'm Not Jesus" (Video)
  2. "I'm Not Jesus" (Making of)
  3. Interview
  4. Interview in Japan [Japanese release only][4]
  5. "Master of Puppets" (live) [Japanese release only][4]
  6. "Betrayal" (live) [Japanese release only][4]
  7. Photo Gallery

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Germany, Austria & Switzerland Sept 14, 07
Mexico & Australia Sept 17, 07
Russia Sept 19, 07
Japan Sept 26, 07
Ireland Sept 28, 07
Canada Feb 5, 08
USA Apr 15, 08

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007-2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart 13
Finnish Albums Chart 8
Japanese Albums Chart[5] 118
Media Control Chart 10
Swiss Music Chart 10
U.S. Billboard 200 59
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 7
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Albums 7

Personnel[edit]

Guest musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I'm Not Jesus Single". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
  2. ^ a b "S.O.S.(Anything But Love) Maxi-CD". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
  3. ^ Donnelly, Dave. Worlds Collide at AllMusic. Retrieved August 16, 2011.
  4. ^ a b c "BVCP 25106/7 - Apocalyptica - Worlds Collide (Japanese Import CD+DVD Sample)". The Ultimate Rammstein Collection. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  5. ^ (Japanese) アポカリプティカ-リリース-ORICON STYLE ミュージック