Tear the World Down

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Tear the World Down
Studio album by We Are the Fallen
Released May 10, 2010 (2010-05-10)
Recorded October 2009 – December 2009
Genre Gothic metal,[1][2] alternative metal,[1][3] symphonic rock[4]
Length 46:13
Label Universal Republic
Producer We Are the Fallen, Dan Certa
Singles from Tear the World Down
  1. "Bury Me Alive"
    Released: February 2, 2010
  2. "Tear the World Down"
    Released: October 12, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[5]
Entertainment Weekly B–[6]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[7]
Sputnikmusic (2/5)[8]

Tear the World Down is the debut album by the gothic metal band We Are the Fallen. It was released in the United Kingdom on May 10, 2010[9] and the United States on May 11, 2010[10] under the Universal Republic record label. It includes their first single "Bury Me Alive". It debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 33 and sold 13,000 for the week.[11] It has sold 41,000 copies as of September 2010.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Bury Me Alive"   4:46
2. "Burn"   3:43
3. "Paradigm"   3:55
4. "Don't Leave Me Behind"   3:33
5. "Sleep Well, My Angel"   4:07
6. "Through Hell"   3:41
7. "I Will Stay"   4:07
8. "Without You"   3:16
9. "St. John"   3:58
10. "I Am Only One"   4:37
11. "Tear the World Down"   6:30
B-Sides

Personnel[edit]

We Are the Fallen
Additional musicians
  • Jeremiah Gray – percussion
  • Daniel Moody – piano, B3
  • David Hodges – piano
  • Phillip Peterson – Cello, strings on "I Am Only One"
  • Bethanie and John "J.C." LeCompt II – additional choir vocals on "Burn"
  • David Campbell – string and choir arrangement

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[13] 33
U.S. Billboard Top Alternative Albums[14] 7
U.S. Billboard Top Digital Albums[15] 17
U.S. Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums[16] 6
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Albums[17] 12

Release history[edit]

Country Date
United Kingdom[9] May 10, 2010
United States[10] May 11, 2010
Canada[18]
Brazil May 21, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Burkart, Gregory (March 26, 2010). "We Are The Fallen Debut 'Bury Me Alive' Video". Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ "We Are The Fallen - Tear The World Down". 
  3. ^ "We are the fallen TWD". ultimate-guitar.com. Retrieved August 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ Review: We Are The Fallen – Tear The World Down | MusicReview
  5. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Tear the World Down Review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  6. ^ Greenwald, Andy (May 11, 2010). "Tear The World Down". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  7. ^ Lewis, Faye (May 11, 2010). "We Are the Fallen - Tear the World Down". Rock Sound. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  8. ^ Bentham, Jeremy (May 10, 2010). "We Are the Fallen Tear the World Down". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved May 16, 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "We Are The Fallen get set for debut album". Kerrang!. March 2, 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "We Are the Fallen's Debut Album 'Tear the World Down' In-Stores on May 11th". Marketwire. March 1, 2010. Retrieved March 1, 2010. 
  11. ^ Idol Chatter 05-19-2010
  12. ^ WE ARE THE FALLEN: First Episode Of 'Interrogation Video Blog' - Sep. 7, 2010
  13. ^ "Billboard 200 - Week of May 29, 2010". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 20, 2010. 
  14. ^ "Billboard Alternative Albums - Week of May 29, 2010". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  15. ^ "We Are the Fallen Album & Song Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Billboard Hard Rock Albums - Week of May 29, 2010". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  17. ^ "Billboard Rock Albums - Week of May 29, 2010". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 20, 2010. 
  18. ^ "We Are the Fallen - Tear the World Down". amazon.ca. May 16, 2010. Retrieved May 16, 2010. 

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