Recreation Day

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Recreation Day
Studio album by Evergrey
Released March 11, 2003
Recorded Los Angered Studios, Gothenburg, Sweden; Engineer: Andy La Rocque and Risza
Genre Power metal, Progressive metal
Length 60:10
Label InsideOut Music
Producer Tom S. Englund
Henrik Danhage
Evergrey chronology
In Search of Truth
Recreation Day
The Inner Circle
For the holiday in northern Tasmania, see Recreation Day holiday.
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Recreation Day is the fourth album by Swedish progressive metal band Evergrey. The lyrics deal mainly with personal reformation.

A music video was produced for "Blinded," which saw substantial airplay on Headbangers Ball in late 2003. It would soon be followed by the power ballad "I'm Sorry."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Great Deceiver" – 4:18
  2. "End of Your Days" – 4:38
  3. "As I Lie Here Bleeding" – 3:51
  4. "Recreation Day" – 5:21
  5. "Visions" – 6:01
  6. "I'm Sorry" (Dilba cover) – 3:18
  7. "Blinded" – 4:34
  8. "Fragments" – 5:37
  9. "Madness Caught Another Victim" – 3:00
  10. "Your Darkest Hour" – 6:14
  11. "Unforgivable" – 4:28

Limited Edition Bonus Track: "Trilogy of the Damned" – 9:00 This track is a medley of As Light is Our Darkness (from The Dark Discovery), Words Mean Nothing (from Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy) and The Shocking Truth (also from Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy), performed with vocals backed by electric piano.