Worlds Collide

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Worlds Collide
Worlds Collide Apocalyptica Cover.JPG
Studio album by Apocalyptica
Released 14 September 2007
Genre Cello metal, symphonic metal, neo-classical metal, progressive metal, alternative metal
Length 48:21
Label 20-20 Ent
Jive Records
Zomba Label Group
Sony BMG
Producer Jacob Hellner
Howard Benson (track #8 only)
Apocalyptica chronology
Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello
(2006)Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello2006
Worlds Collide
(2007)
7th Symphony
(2010)7th Symphony2010
Singles from Worlds Collide
  1. "I'm Not Jesus (ft. Corey Taylor)"
    Released: 31 August 2007[1]
  2. "S.O.S. (Anything But Love) (ft. Cristina Scabbia)"
    Released: 18 January 2008[2]
  3. "I Don't Care (ft. Adam Gontier)"
    Released: 30 May 2008[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]
Kerrang 3/5 stars[citation needed]
Metal Hammer (8/10)[citation needed]

Worlds Collide is the sixth studio album from Finnish metal band Apocalyptica, released on 14 September 2007. It includes special guests Till Lindemann, Corey Taylor, Adam Gontier, Dave Lombardo, Tomoyasu Hotei, and Cristina Scabbia. For the US release, a new recording of "I Don't Care" and a new mix of "I'm Not Jesus" replaced the original versions.

Track listing

All songs by Eicca Toppinen except where noted.

Standard version
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Worlds Collide"   4:28
2. "Grace" Mikko Sirén, Tomoyasu Hotei 4:09
3. "I'm Not Jesus" Apocalyptica, Geno Lenardo, Johnny Andrews 3:34
4. "Ion"   3:46
5. "Helden" David Bowie, Brian Eno 4:18
6. "Stroke"   4:32
7. "Last Hope" Sirén, Toppinen 4:47
8. "I Don't Care" Max Martin, Toppinen, Adam Gontier 3:57
9. "Burn"   4:16
10. "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)" Toppinen, Andrews 4:19
11. "Peace"   5:49
Total length: 48:21

Special edition

Bonus tracks

  1. "Ural"  – 5:41
  2. "Lies" (Perttu Kivilaakso)- 3:43 [Japanese release only]
  3. "Dreamer" (Paavo Lötjönen) – 3:36

iTunes bonus tracks

  1. "I'm Not Jesus" (Pain Remix) (iTunes Exclusive) – 3:44
  2. "I'm Not Jesus" (Albert Vorne Mix) (iTunes Exclusive) – 8:05

DVD

  1. "I'm Not Jesus" (Video)
  2. "I'm Not Jesus" (Making of)
  3. Interview
  4. Interview in Japan [Japanese release only][5]
  5. "Master of Puppets" (live) [Japanese release only][5]
  6. "Betrayal" (live) [Japanese release only][5]
  7. Photo Gallery

Release history

Region Date
Germany, Austria & Switzerland 14 September 2007
Mexico & Australia 17 September 2007
Russia 19 September 2007
Japan 26 September 2007
Ireland 28 September 2007
Canada 5 February 2008
USA 15 April 2008

Chart performance

Chart (2007-2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart 13
Finnish Albums Chart 8
Japanese Albums Chart[6] 118
Media Control Chart 10
Swiss Music Chart 10
U.S. Billboard 200 59
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 7
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Albums 7

Personnel

Apocalyptica

Artists

Vocals

Guitar

Other

Additional personnel

  • Jacob Hellner – producer
  • Howard Benson – producer, keyboards and programming on "I Don't Care"
  • Stefan Glaumann – mixer
  • Rich Costey – mixer on "I Don't Care" and "I'm Not Jesus"

References

  1. ^ "I'm Not Jesus Single". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
  2. ^ "S.O.S.(Anything But Love) Maxi-CD". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
  3. ^ [1]. Amazon.com. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
  4. ^ Donnelly, Dave. Worlds Collide at AllMusic. Retrieved August 16, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c "BVCP 25106/7 - Apocalyptica - Worlds Collide (Japanese Import CD+DVD Sample)". The Ultimate Rammstein Collection. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  6. ^ (in Japanese) アポカリプティカ-リリース-ORICON STYLE ミュージック
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