Legends of the Shires

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Legends of the Shires
Legend of the Shires.jpg
Studio album by Threshold
Released 8 September 2017
Recorded 2017
Studio Thin Ice Studios, Surrey, England
Genre Progressive metal
Length 82:14
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Karl Groom and Richard West
Threshold chronology
European Journey
(2015)European Journey2015
Legends of the Shires
(2017)

Legends of the Shires is the eleventh studio album by progressive metal band Threshold, released on September 8, 2017. It is the first album to feature vocalist Glynn Morgan since the band's second album Psychedelicatessen; Morgan returned to Threshold following Damian Wilson's departure in 2017.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Karl Groom and Richard West, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Shire (Part 1)"2:04
2."Small Dark Lines"5:25
3."The Man Who Saw Through Time" (Richard West)11:52
4."Trust the Process"8:44
5."Stars and Satellites" (Richard West)7:21
6."On the Edge" (Steve Anderson)5:21

Disc two[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Shire (Part 2)"5:25
2."Snowblind"7:04
3."Subliminal Freeways" (Richard West)4:52
4."State of Independence" (Richard West)3:38
5."Superior Machine"5:01
6."The Shire (Part 3)"1:23
7."Lost in Translation"10:20
8."Swallowed" (Richard West)3:54
Total length:1:22:24

Personnel[edit]

Taken from the liner notes of the album.

Threshold[edit]

  • Glynn Morgan – vocals
  • Karl Groom – guitars, production, mixing
  • Richard West – keyboards, production
  • Steve Anderson – bass
  • Johanne James – drums

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Jon Jeary – vocals on "The Shire (Part 3)"
  • Mika Jussila – mastering
  • Elena Dudina – cover image
  • Rob Burress – band photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[2] 31
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 182
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[4] 167
French Albums (SNEP)[5] 163
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 13
Scottish Albums (OCC)[7] 56
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 14
UK Albums (OCC)[9] 90

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legends Of The Shires by THRESHOLD". Nuclear Blast. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Threshold – Legends of the Shires" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Threshold – Legends of the Shires" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Threshold – Legends of the Shires" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Threshold – Legends of the Shires". Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Threshold – Legends of the Shires" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Threshold – Legends of the Shires". Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 September 2017.