Maximalism is the fourth studio album by the Swedish/Danish metal band Amaranthe.[6] It is also the final album to feature vocalist Jake E. Lundberg.

Maximalism
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
RecordedJacob Hansen Studios, Ribe, Denmark,
Top Floor Studios, Gothenburg, Sweden, 18 April - 3 August 2016
Genre
Length39:42
LabelSpinefarm
ProducerJacob Hansen
Jakob Herrmann
Olof Mörck
Elize Ryd
Amaranthe chronology
Massive Addictive
(2014)
Maximalism
(2016)
Helix
(2018)
Singles from Maximalism
  1. "That Song"
    Released: October 3, 2016
  2. "Fury"
    Released: October 7, 2016
  3. "Maximize"
    Released: October 14, 2016
  4. "Boomerang"
    Released: 2016
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Bravewords7.5/10[1]
Metal Hammer (GER)2/7[2]
Metal Hammer (UK)2.5/5 stars[3]
Metal Temple10/10[4]
We Love Metal10/10[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Maximize"Olof Mörck, Jake E. Lundberg, Elize RydMörck, Ryd3:10
2."Boomerang"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Ryd3:22
3."That Song"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Ryd3:13
4."21"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Lundberg, Ryd3:05
5."On the Rocks"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Lundberg, Ryd3:09
6."Limitless"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Ryd3:10
7."Fury"Mörck, Lundberg, Ryd, EnglundMörck, Ryd2:58
8."Faster"LundbergMörck, Lundberg, Ryd3:25
9."Break Down and Cry"LundbergMörck, Lundberg, Morten Løwe Sørensen3:56
10."Supersonic"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Lundberg, Ryd3:17
11."Fireball"Mörck, Lundberg, RydMörck, Lundberg, Ryd3:14
12."Endlessly"Mörck, RydMörck, Ryd3:43
Total length:39:42

PersonnelEdit

Band members
Production
  • Jacob Hansen - producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Olof Mörck - production, mixing
  • Jakob Herrmann - co-producer, engineer
Miscellaneous staff
  • Mattias Bylund - strings on "Endlessly"
  • Michael Bohlin - mixing of Japanese bonus tracks
  • Gustavo Sazes - artwork
  • Patric Ullaeus - photography
  • Jonas Haagensen - studio assistant & co-engineering
  • Christoffer Borg - studio assistant & co-engineering

ChartsEdit

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 94
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 91
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[9] 3
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[10] 84
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[11] 24
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 4
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 44
US Billboard 200[14] 169
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[15] 25
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[16] 6
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[17] 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Begai, Carl. "Amaranthe - Maximalism review". Retrieved 2016-10-22.
  2. ^ Gerber, Lothar. "Amaranthe - Maximalism review". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 2016-10-21.
  3. ^ Maughan, Sophie. "Amaranthe - Maximalism review". Metal Hammer. Team Rock. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  4. ^ M, Sammy. "Amaranthe - Maximalism review". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  5. ^ Fernando. "Amaranthe - Maximalism review". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  6. ^ http://amaranthe.se/newsarchives/#64
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Amaranthe – Maximalism" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  8. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  9. ^ "Amaranthe: Maximalism" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Amaranthe – Maximalism" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  11. ^ "MAXIMALISM(デラックス・エディション) Amaranthe". oricn ME inc. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Amaranthe – Maximalism". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Amaranthe – Maximalism". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  14. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  15. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  16. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  17. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 24, 2016.