Cynic Paradise

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Cynic Paradise
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Studio album by Pain
Released October 31, 2008
Genre Industrial metal
Length 42:27
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Peter Tägtgren
Pain chronology
Psalms of Extinction
(2007)
Cynic Paradise
(2008)
You Only Live Twice
(2011)

Cynic Paradise is the sixth album released by Swedish Metal band Pain, released on 31 October 2008 via Nuclear Blast Records. It reached #30 on the Swedish album charts.[1]

The album features a duet with then-Nightwish singer Anette Olzon in "Follow Me" and "Feed Us". Disc 2 features a Depeche Mode cover and remixes. The artwork was created by renowned artist Travis Smith (Devin Townsend, Amorphis, Opeth, Nevermore).

In their review, AllMusicGuide described the album as "an engaging disc even though it doesn't pretend to break any new ground for industrial metal."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Going In" – 3:16
  2. "Monkey Business" – 4:05
  3. "Follow Me" (feat. Anette Olzon) – 4:17
  4. "Have a Drink on Me" – 3:53
  5. "Don't Care" – 2:42
  6. "Reach Out (and Regret)" – 3:55
  7. "Generation X" – 4:18
  8. "No One Knows" – 3:50
  9. "Live Fast - Die Young (It's A Cynic Paradise)" – 3:42
  10. "Not Your Kind" – 4:10
  11. "Feed Us" (feat. Anette Olzon) – 4:14

Bonus tracks

  1. "Behind the Wheel" (Depeche Mode cover) – 4:09
  2. "Here Is the News" (Electric Light Orchestra cover) – 3:52
  3. "Follow Me" (Peter vox version) – 4:08
  4. "Clouds of Ecstasy" (Bassflow remix) – 3:29
  5. "No One Knows" (Rectifier remix) – 3:45

Spinefarm Records UK

  1. "Follow Me" (Peter vox version) – 4:08
  2. "Clouds of Ecstasy" (Bassflow remix) – 3:29
  3. "No One Knows" (Rectifier remix) – 3:45
  4. "Trapped" – 3:40

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Finnish Albums Chart[3] 28
French Albums Chart[4] 165
German Albums Chart[5] 78
Swedish Albums Chart[1] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pain - Cynic Paradise". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 
  2. ^ Cynic Paradise review, AllMusicGuide.
  3. ^ "Pain - Cynic Paradise". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 
  4. ^ "Pain - Cynic Paradise". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 
  5. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Pain / Longplay". musicline.de. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 

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