The Arrival (album)

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The Arrival
The Arrival - Hypocrisy.jpg
Studio album by Hypocrisy
Released February 16, 2004
Recorded August – Septemper 2003
Studio Abyss Studio
Genre Melodic death metal
Length 40:17
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Peter Tägtgren
Michael Hedlund
Hypocrisy chronology
Catch 22
(2002)Catch 222002
The Arrival
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Arrival is the ninth studio album by Hypocrisy, released in 2004. It is the last album with their long-time drummer, Lars Szöke. The song, "Eraser" was made as a video. The album was also released in a strictly limited boxset (cat.-no. NB 1230-5) containing "The Arrival", eight postcards and a bonus DVD of Hypocrisy's complete live show at Summer Breeze Festival in 2002.

Dan Swanö (tracks 1, 3, 4, 7-9) and Silenoz (track 5) wrote lyrics for the album. The band wrote lyrics for track 2 and Tägtgren also wrote lyrics for tracks 4-6.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Hypocrisy.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Born Dead Buried Alive" Dan Swanö 4:10
2. "Eraser"   4:27
3. "Stillborn"   3:24
4. "Slave to the Parasites"   5:02
5. "New World" Silenoz 4:11
6. "The Abyss"   4:24
7. "Dead Sky Dawning"   4:28
8. "The Departure"   5:18
9. "War Within"   4:53