The Congregation (Leprous album)

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The Congregation
Leprous Congregation Cover.jpg
Studio album by Leprous
Released 25 May 2015 (2015-05-25)
Recorded Fall 2014, Spring 2015
Genre
Length 65:46
Label Inside Out Music
Leprous chronology
Coal
(2013)
The Congregation
(2015)
Malina
(2017)

The Congregation[1] is the fourth studio album released by the Norwegian progressive metal band, Leprous. The album was released on 25 May 2015 in Europe and 2 June 2015 in North America. This album was partially recorded at Fascination Street in Sweden, and the vocals developed with Heidi Solberg Tveitan and Ihsahn at Mnemosyne Studios in Norway.

It is the last album to feature longtime guitarist Øystein Landsverk, who was featured on all Leprous albums until then. It is also the first album of the band without drummer Tobias Ørnes Andersen, who was replaced with Baard Kolstad, and with Simen Daniel Børven on bass.

Reception[edit]

The album was nominated for the 2015 Spellemannprisen in the "metal" category.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."The Price"Tor Oddmund SuhrkeEinar Solberg, Baard Kolstad5:14
2."Third Law"SurhkeSolberg, Suhrke6:19
3."Rewind"SuhrkeSolberg7:07
4."The Flood"Solberg, SuhrkeSolberg7:51
5."Triumphant"SuhrkeSolberg4:26
6."Within My Fence"Solberg, SuhrkeSolberg, Martin Skrebergene3:16
7."Red"SuhrkeSolberg6:35
8."Slave"SuhrkeSolberg6:38
9."Moon"SuhrkeSolberg7:13
10."Down"SolbergSolberg, Kolstad6:26
11."Lower"Solberg, Elibereth LasombraeSolberg4:40
Total length:65:46
Limited Edition CD/LP bonus track
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
12."Pixel"SuhrkeSolberg, Suhrke5:16
Total length:71:02

Personnel[edit]

Leprous
Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 167
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 39
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 78
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 66

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leprous Discography". Leprous.net. Archived from the original on 9 February 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  2. ^ Talseth, Thomas (5 January 2016). "Spellemannprisen: Kygo forbigått i fjor – mest nominert i år". VG (in Norwegian). Schibsted. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Artwork/Track Listing Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Leprous – The Congregation" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Leprous: The Congregation" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Leprous – The Congregation" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 September 2015.