Malina (album)

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Malina
Studio album by
Released25 August 2017
Recorded2016 at Ghostward Studios, Sweden
GenreProgressive rock, experimental rock, progressive metal
Length58:48
LabelInside Out Music
ProducerDavid Castillo[1]
Leprous chronology
The Congregation
(2015)
Malina
(2017)
Singles from Malina
  1. "From the Flame"
    Released: 16 June 2017
  2. "Stuck"
    Released: 28 July 2017
  3. "Illuminate"
    Released: 18 August 2017
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
MetalSucks3/5 stars[2]

Malina is the fifth studio album by Norwegian progressive music band Leprous, released on 25 August 2017 through Inside Out Music.[3][4]

Malina is the first album to feature Robin Ognedal on guitar, and the first not to feature former guitarist Øystein Landsverk, who left the band after 13 years.[5]

Promotion[edit]

The track listing was revealed on 16 June 2017, with lead single "From the Flame" also being released that day.[6] On 28 July 2017 a radio edit version of the song "Stuck" was released as the album second single.[7] A music video for the third single "Illuminate" was unveiled on 17 August 2017.[8][9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Tor Oddmond Suhrke, except where noted; all music composed by Einar Solberg, except where noted.

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Bonneville"Einar Solberg 5:28
2."Stuck"Tor Oddmond Suhrke, Einar Solberg 6:48
3."From the Flame" Einar Solberg, Tor Oddmond Suhrke3:51
4."Captive"  3:43
5."Illuminate" Einar Solberg, Baard Kolstad4:21
6."Leashes"  4:09
7."Mirage"Einar Solberg, Milica Maric 6:48
8."Malina"Einar Solberg 6:15
9."Coma"  3:55
10."The Weight of Disaster"  6:00
11."The Last Milestone"Einar Solberg 7:30
Total length:58:48
CD/LP only
No.TitleLength
12."Root" (bonus track)4:08
Total length:62:56

Personnel[edit]

Leprous
Additional personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[10] 42
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[11] 52
Greek Albums (IFPI)[12] 64
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[13] 138
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[14] 68
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[15] 23
French Albums (SNEP)[16] 182
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[17] 34
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[18] 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "LEPROUS". Inside Out Music. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Album Review: Malina by Leprous". Metalsucks.net. August 7, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Leprous announce new album Malina and Euro tour dates". teamrock.com. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "LEPROUS to release 'Malina' album in August". blabbermouth.net. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Leprous – Posts". Leprous Facebook page. Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  6. ^ "Leprous share first Malina material in From the Flame video". teamrock.com. Retrieved June 16, 2017.
  7. ^ "Leprous – Stuck – Radio Edit (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Leprous - Posts". Leprous Facebook page. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "Leprous – Illuminate (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  10. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Leprous – Malina" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Leprous – Malina" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  12. ^ "Greekcharts.com – Leprous – Malina". Hung Medien. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  13. ^ "Ultratop.be – Leprous – Malina" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Leprous – Malina" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  15. ^ "Leprous: Malina" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  16. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums – SNEP (Week 35, 2017)". Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  17. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Leprous – Malina" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Leprous – Malina". Hung Medien. Retrieved September 6, 2017.