Europe (Europe album)

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Europe
Europe - Europe (original album cover).jpg
Studio album by
Released14 March 1983
Recorded1982
StudioThe Electra Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
GenreHeavy metal[1][2]
Length39:42
LabelHot (Sweden)
Victor (Japan)
Epic (rest of the world)
ProducerEurope, Erik Videgård, Thomas Erdtman
Europe chronology
Europe
(1983)
Wings of Tomorrow
(1984)
Singles from Europe
  1. "Seven Doors Hotel" / "Words of Wisdom"
    Released: 31 March 1983
CD re-issue cover
Europe-europe (album).jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]
The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal10/10[4]
Metal Forces(8/10)[5]

Europe is the first studio album by the Swedish Heavy metal band Europe. It was released on 14 March 1983, by Hot Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Joey Tempest, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "In the Future to Come" – 5:00
  2. "Farewell" – 4:16
  3. "Seven Doors Hotel" – 5:16
  4. "The King Will Return" – 5:35
  5. "Boyazont" [instrumental] (John Norum, Eddie Meduza) – 2:32
Side two
  1. "Children of This Time" – 4:55
  2. "Words of Wisdom" – 4:05
  3. "Paradize Bay" – 3:53
  4. "Memories" – 4:32

Personnel[edit]

Europe[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Europeproducer
  • Erik Videgård – co-producer, engineer
  • Thomas Erdtman – co-producer
  • Lennart Dannstedt – photography
  • Camilla B. – cover design

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1983 Swedish Album Chart[6] 8
Japanese Albums Chart[7] 62

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reynolds, Dave (August 1983). "Europe - Europe". Metal Forces (1): 22. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 108. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  3. ^ "Europe - Europe". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
  4. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 108. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  5. ^ Reynolds, Dave (August 1983). "Europe - Europe". Metal Forces (1): 22. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Europe - Europe (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  7. ^ AA.VV. (25 April 2006). Album Chart-Book Complete Edition 1970~2005. Tokyo, Japan: Oricon. ISBN 978-487-1-31077-2.