Skyshaper

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Skyshaper
Covenant Skyshaper.gif
Studio album by Covenant
Released March 2006
Genre Synthpop, Futurepop
Length 53:21
Label Metropolis
Covenant chronology
Northern Light
(2002)
Skyshaper
(2006)
Modern Ruin
(2011)
Singles from Skyshaper
  1. "Ritual Noise"
    Released: 20 Jan 2006[2]
  2. "Brave New World"
    Released: 10 Oct 2006[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Skyshaper is Covenant's sixth studio album. It was released in Europe by Synthetic Symphony / SPV on 2006 March 3 and in the United States by Metropolis Records on 2006 March 7. It reached No. 44 in the German mainstream charts.

"Ritual Noise" was the album's first single, reaching No. 64 in Germany on 3 February 2006 (charting for 3 weeks)[4] and No. 42 in Sweden on 26 January 2006 (charting for 2 weeks)[5] and "Brave New World" was the second. The song "20 Hz" was featured in the 2005 video game Project Gotham Racing 3.

The band took 14 months to record this album. According to Covenant band member Joakim Montelius, the band went through 150 revisions of "Brave New World", and also numerous revisions of several other songs on Skyshaper.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Ritual Noise" 7:18
2. "Pulse" 6:04
3. "Happy Man" 2:46
4. "Brave New World" 5:24
5. "The Men" 3:17
6. "Sweet & Salty" 6:10
7. "Greater Than the Sun" 5:09
8. "20 Hz" 5:09
9. "Spindrift" 7:00
10. "The World is Growing Loud" 4:57

Chart positions[edit]

Skyshaper
Chart (2006) Peak position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 44
"Ritual Noise"
Chart (2006) Peak position
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 64
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 42

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