The Visitation (Magnum album)

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The Visitation
TheVisitation.jpg
Studio album by
Released14 January 2011
RecordedM2 Studios, Coven, Staffordshire
GenreRock
Length57:01
LabelSPV/Steamhammer
ProducerTony Clarkin
Magnum chronology
Into the Valley of the Moonking
(2009)
The Visitation
(2011)
Evolution
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock5/10 stars[2]

The Visitation is the 16th studio album by the English rock band Magnum, released in 2011 by SPV. The album registered the following chart positions: Germany No. 19,[3] Sweden No. 28,[4] UK No. 55,[5] and Switzerland No. 56.[6]

The cover was painted by Rodney Matthews. It refers to the track Doors to Nowhere, in which Tony Clarkin looks back at his childhood.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tony Clarkin.

Original 2011 release
No.TitleLength
1."Black Skies"5:53
2."Doors to Nowhere"5:43
3."The Visitation"5:48
4."Wild Angels"5:41
5."Spin Like a Wheel"7:21
6."The Last Frontier"5:29
7."Freedom Day"6:22
8."Mother Nature's Final Dance"5:04
9."Midnight Kings"4:49
10."Tonight's the Night"4:53
Bonus DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Brand New Morning" (live at the High Voltage Festival 2010) 
2."Les Morts Dansant" (live at the High Voltage Festival 2010) 
3."All My Bridges" (live at the High Voltage Festival 2010) 
4."When We Were Younger" (live at the High Voltage Festival 2010) 
5."Eyes Like Fire - Footage" (this is one of the tracks that didn't make the album) 
6."Behind the artwork video with Al Barrow" 
7."Rodney Matthews artwork" 
8."Photo galleries" 
9."The Visitation lyrics" 
10."Moonblog - Montage" 

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "Magnum - The Visitation review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ Dome, Malcolm (February 2011). "Magnum - The Visitation". Classic Rock. 154. London, UK: Future plc. p. 87.
  3. ^ "Album - Magnum, The Visitation". Charts.de. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  4. ^ "Magnum - The Visitation (album)". Swedischarts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  5. ^ "Artist Chart History: Magnum". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  6. ^ "Magnum - The Visitation". Hitparade.ch. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  7. ^ Haunted By Musical Spirits – The Visitation

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