The Sun Will Rise Again

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The Sun Will Rise Again
Loudness The Sun Will Rise Again.jpg
Studio album by Loudness
ReleasedJune 3, 2014
StudioOsaka School of Music, Solid Vox Studio, Sound Arts Studios, Tokyo, Japan
GenreHeavy metal
Length59:08 (58:53 on U.S. Mix version)
LabelThunderball 667, Universal Music Group
ProducerLoudness
Loudness chronology
2・0・1・2
(2012)
The Sun Will Rise Again
(2014)
Rise to Glory
(2018)

The Sun Will Rise Again (撃魂霊刀, Gekikon Rei-gatana) is the twenty-sixth studio album by Japanese heavy metal band Loudness, released on June 3, 2014.[1] A US mix of the album was released on October 7, 2015, in which the songs were remixed, and the album cover shows a blue-and-white rising sun design, instead of the traditional red-and-white. The tracks "Nourishment of the Wind" and "Got to Be Strong" are only released on the Japanese edition of the album, while "Rock Will Never Die" is only released on the US edition.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Minoru Niihara, English lyrics co-written by Takashi Kanazawa; all music composed by Akira Takasaki.

No.TitleLength
1."Nourishment of the Mind" (instrumental)2:08
2."Got to Be Strong"6:05
3."Never Ending Fire"5:10
4."The Metal Man"2:45
5."Mortality"4:48
6."The Best"8:20
7."The Sun Will Rise Again"5:48
8."Rock You Wild"4:30
9."Greatest Ever Heavy Metal"8:13
10."Shout"5:20
11."Not Alone"6:08

2015 U.S. Mix release[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Sun Will Rise Again"5:48
2."The Metal Man"2:45
3."Mortality"4:48
4."Shout"5:20
5."Not Alone"6:08
6."Rock Will Never Die"4:42
7."Rock You Wild"4:30
8."The Best"8:20
9."Never Ending Fire"5:10
10."Greatest Ever Heavy Metal"8:13

Personnel[edit]

Loudness
Production
  • Masatoshi Sakimoto - engineer, mixing
  • Kohki Meno - engineer
  • Hiorshi Ishida, Kento Imagawa, Nobuhiro Kawashima, Takanari Shibuchi - assistant engineers
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner - mastering at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles
  • Yoshichika Kuriyama - additional programming, sound effects
  • Kimitaka Kato, Shunji Inoue - supervisors

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LOUDNESS: 'The Sun Will Rise Again' Track Listing Revealed". blabbermouth.net. April 27, 2014. Retrieved April 27, 2014.