The Arrival (album)

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The Arrival
The Arrival - Hypocrisy.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 16, 2004
RecordedAugust – September 2003
StudioAbyss Studio
GenreMelodic death metal
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerPeter Tägtgren
Michael Hedlund
Hypocrisy chronology
Catch 22
The Arrival
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 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.

1."Born Dead Buried Alive"Dan Swanö4:10
2."Eraser" 4:27
3."Stillborn" 3:24
4."Slave to the Parasites" 5:02
5."New World"Silenoz4:11
6."The Abyss" 4:24
7."Dead Sky Dawning" 4:28
8."The Departure" 5:18
9."War Within" 4:53