The Darker Instinct

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The Darker Instinct
Studio album by Takida
Released September 2, 2009
Genre Post-grunge, pop rock
Length 49:55
Label Se7en Records, Versity Rights
Producer Jacob Hellner, Tom van Heesch
Takida chronology
Bury the Lies
(2007)Bury the Lies2007
The Darker Instinct
(2009)
Singles from The Darker Instinct
  1. "As You Die"
    Released: June 22, 2009
  2. "The Things We Owe"
    Released: August, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sundsvalls Dagblad 3/5 stars[1]
Dagens Nyheter 1/5 stars[2]
Expressen 1/5 stars[3]
Kristianstadsbladet (extremely unfavorable)[4]
Norran 2/5 stars[5]
Svenska Dagbladet 1/5 stars[6]
Sydsvenskan 2/5 stars[7]
Upsala Nya Tidning 3/5 stars[8]

The Darker Instinct is the third album by the Swedish rock band Takida. It was recorded at Big Island Sound in Stockholm, Sweden. The album was released on September 2, 2009. The album entered the Swedish album chart at No. 1 and was certified gold after just one week of sales.[9]

The album charted for a total of 41 weeks[10] and was certified platinum during 2010.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Get Me Started" 3:52
  2. "As You Die" 3:31
  3. "End Is Near" 3:32
  4. "Never Alone Always Alone" 4:05
  5. "The Things We Owe" 3:43
  6. "Deadlock" 3:27
  7. "Walk On By" 4:16
  8. "Caroline" 3:21
  9. "Hours" 4:11
  10. "Between the Lines" 3:50
  11. "Tonight" 3:43
  12. "Trigger" 4:02
  13. "Too Late" 4:22

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Position
Certification Sales/Shipments
Sweden 1 Gold 20,000+
Preceded by
Moving On by Sarah Dawn Finer
Swedish Album Chart
September 11, 2009
Succeeded by
Last Look at Eden by Europe

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Finland September 30, 2009 CD, digital download Universal Music
Sweden September 11, 2009 CD, digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hallén, Mona (September 2, 2009). "Takida - 'The darker instinct'". Sundsvalls Dagblad. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Takida - The darker instinct". Dagens Nyheter. 
  3. ^ Ekman, Klas (August 27, 2009). "Takida - The darker instinct". Expressen. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  4. ^ Paulstrup, Christer (September 1, 2009). "The darker instinct". Kristianstadsbladet. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  5. ^ Andersson, Lars (September 2, 2009). "Takida - The Darker Instinct (Universal)". Norran. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  6. ^ Olsson, Linnea (September 2, 2009). "The Darker Instinct - Takida". Svenska Dagbladet. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  7. ^ Jeppsson, Jonn (September 2, 2009). "The Darker Instinct". Sydsvenskan. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  8. ^ Lövenlid, Björn (September 2, 2009). "Stabilt album av Takida". Upsala Nya Tidning. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Veckolista album V. 37". Swedish Recording Industry Association. September 11, 2009. Retrieved September 11, 2009. 
  10. ^ "TAKIDA - THE DARKER INSTINCT (ALBUM)". Swedish Recording Industry Association. Retrieved December 21, 2010.