Fireworks (Angra album)

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Fireworks
Angra fireworks-f.jpg
Studio album by Angra
Released July 14, 1998
Recorded London, April - June 1998
Genre Neoclassical metal
Length 62:35
Label Lucretia/Steamhammer
Producer Chris Tsangarides
Angra chronology
Holy Land
(1996)
Fireworks
(1998)
Rebirth
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Fireworks is the third studio album by the heavy metal band Angra. It was released in 1998 on Lucretia Records. The album was the last with the original band members.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Wings of Reality" Andre Matos Matos 5:54
2. "Petrified Eyes" Chris Tsangarides Rafael Bittencourt 6:05
3. "Lisbon" Matos Matos 5:13
4. "Metal Icarus" Bittencourt Bittencourt, Kiko Loureiro, Ricardo Confessori 6:23
5. "Paradise" Matos Bittencourt, Loureiro, Matos 7:38
6. "Mystery Machine" Tsangarides, Confessori Bittencourt, Loureiro, Confessori 4:11
7. "Fireworks" Matos Bittencourt, Loureiro, Confessori 6:20
8. "Extreme Dream" Matos Bittencourt, Loureiro 4:16
9. "Gentle Change" Bittencourt Bittencourt, Luis Mariutti, Confessori 5:35
10. "Speed" Matos Loureiro 5:57
Japanese edition bonus track
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
11. "Rainy Nights" Matos Bittencourt, Loureiro, Matos 5:03

Personnel[edit]

Recording information[edit]

  • Recorded at Metropolis and Rainmaker Studios, London, England from April to June 1998.
  • Additional recordings at Marcus Studios, London, June 1998.
  • Orchestra recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, May 1998.
  • Mixed by Chris Tsangarides at Rainmaker Studios, June 1998.
  • Mastered by Ian Cooper
  • Cover concept by Ricardo Confessori
  • Cover artwork & Sleeve design by Isabel de Amorium at Arsenic, Boulogne, France.[2]

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