Firebirth

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Firebirth
Firebirthcover.jpg
Studio album by
Released2012
Recorded2011-2012
StudioYellow House Studio 13, Lugano, Switzerland
GenreHard rock
Length44:15
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerPaul Lani, Leo Leoni
Gotthard chronology
Need to Believe
(2009)
Firebirth
(2012)
Bang!
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic(favourable)[1]
Classic Rock6/10 stars[2]
Metal Hammer (GER)6/7[3]
Rock Hard8.5/10[4]

Firebirth is the tenth studio album released by Swiss hard rock band Gotthard. It is the first album with singer Nic Maeder after Steve Lee's death.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Leo Leoni, Freddy Scherer and Nic Maeder, except where indicated

  1. "Starlight" - 4:27
  2. "Give Me Real" - 3:38
  3. "Remember It's Me" - 3:27
  4. "Fight" - 3:25
  5. "Yppie Aye Yay" (Leoni, Scherer, Maeder, Marc Lynn, Paul Lani) - 4:37
  6. "Tell Me" (Leoni, Maeder) - 3:15
  7. "Shine" - 3:48
  8. "The Story's Over" - 4:09
  9. "Right On" - 3:52
  10. "S.O.S" - 3:22
  11. "Take It All Back" - 3:16
  12. "I Can" - 3:10
  13. "Where Are You?" (Leoni) - 4:19
  14. "I Love You Honey" - 3:04 (bonus track)
  15. "Starlight" (acoustic version) - 3:56 (bonus track)
  16. "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (George Harrison) - 5:35 (bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Gotthard
  • Nic Maeder – vocals
  • Leo Leoni – guitars, keyboards on track 13, producer, engineer, mixing on track 15
  • Freddy Scherer – guitars
  • Marc Lynn – bass guitar
  • Hena Habegger – drums and percussion
Additional musicians
  • Matthias Ulmer - keyboards
Production
  • Paul Lani - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Davide Pagano - engineer, mixing on track 15
  • Charlie Bauerfeind - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genzel, Christian. "Gotthard - Firebirth review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. ^ Ling, Dave (July 2012). "Gotthard - Firebirth". Classic Rock. No. 172. p. 101. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. ^ Mineur, Matthias (4 June 2012). "Gotthard - Firebirth". Metal Hammer (in German). Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  4. ^ Rönnebeck, Jenny (2012). "Review Dynamit: Gotthard - Firebirth". Rock Hard (in German). No. 301. Retrieved 30 September 2017.