Across the Dark

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Across the Dark
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 7, 2009 (2009-09-07)
Recorded23 March – 22 May 2009
GenreMelodic death metal
Length45:40
LabelCandlelight
Producer
  • Samu Oittinen
  • Insomnium
Insomnium chronology
Above the Weeping World
(2006)
Across the Dark
(2009)
One for Sorrow
(2011)

Across the Dark is the fourth full-length studio album by the Finnish melodic death metal band Insomnium. It was released on 7 September 2009 on Candlelight Records.[1] The album features Jules Näveri from Profane Omen and Enemy of the Sun as guest vocalist and Aleksi Munter from Swallow the Sun as guest keyboardist.[1][2] The album was chosen as "Album of the month September, 2009" by German online magazine Metal 1.[3]

The song "Weighed down with Sorrow" is dedicated to Miika Tenkula.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Equivalence"Ville FrimanFriman3:18
2."Down with the Sun"Niilo Sevänen
  • Friman
  • Sevänen
4:22
3."Where the Last Wave Broke"FrimanFriman5:03
4."The Harrowing Years"Sevänen
  • Friman
  • Sevänen
6:39
5."Against the Stream"FrimanFriman6:11
6."Lay of the Autumn"Sevänen
  • Friman
  • Sevänen
9:08
7."Into the Woods"Ville VänniFriman5:08
8."Weighed down with Sorrow"FrimanFriman5:51
Total length:45:40

Charts[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[5]
Sputnik Music3.0/5 stars[6]
MetalEaterA−[7]
Blistering.com8.5/10 stars[8]
Thrash Hits3.5/6 stars[9]
Metal 18/10 stars[10]
Chart (2009) Peak
position
Finnish Albums Chart 5[11]

Personnel[edit]

Insomnium
Additional Musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Insomnium: new album title, release date revealed". Blabbermouth.net. 2 July 2009. Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 2 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Insomnium blog". Blogspot. 2 July 2009. Retrieved 2 July 2009.
  3. ^ Metal1.info Archived 28 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. September 2009
  4. ^ http://www.guitarworld.com/insomnium-guitarist-ville-friman-inevitable-truths-critique
  5. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Review: Across the Dark". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
  6. ^ "link". Sputnikmusic.com. 7 August 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  7. ^ Metaleater - www.metaleater.com. "Album Reviews – Insomnium – Across The Dark". Metaleater.Com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  8. ^ "Review: Insomnium – Across the Dark". Blistering.com. 22 November 2007. Archived from the original on 29 November 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  9. ^ "Album: Insomnium – Across The Dark". Thrash Hits. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  10. ^ "link". Metal1.info. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  11. ^ Suomen virallinen lista[dead link]