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Black Roses (The Rasmus album)

2008 studio album by The Rasmus

Black Roses is the seventh studio album by the Finnish rock band The Rasmus, which was launched on 29 September 2008 within the UK.[2] In Germany the album was launched on 26 September and within the Nordic international locations two days earlier than. The album instantly changed Metallica’s Dying Magnetic on the highest spot of the Finnish Album Charts and went gold after one week.[3][4] As of 2009, an estimated of 350,000 copies of the album have been bought worldwide.


In accordance with Dynasty Recordings’ MySpace profile, the band rested in Helsinki throughout the winter 2006 and in addition wrote songs for the upcoming album. They’d met the producer Desmond Youngster at a live performance in Dominican Republic Three November. Guitarist Pauli Rantasalmi instructed The Rasmus had written round 30 songs, 11 of which had been chosen for the album. The band began recording the brand new album in Dynasty Studios, Helsinki, Finland 17 September 2007 for a month and in the long run of the 12 months went to Nashville to go on. Smaller elements had been recorded in Stockholm, Singapore, Berlin and Greece too.[1] Whereas Desmond Youngster was the principle producer, he was helped by Harry Sommerdahl. Michael Wagener was the mixer for Black Roses besides “Livin’ in a World With out You”, which was blended by Niclas Flyckt. The album was initially deliberate to be launched in March, however was delayed resulting from new songs the band nonetheless needed to document, together with “Livin’ in a World With out You”. The album’s sound is mostly much less heavy than that of Cover from the Solar. Nevertheless, a number of of the album’s songs, equivalent to “Ten Black Roses”, “The Combat”, and “Misplaced and Lonely”, comprise symphonic rock/steel parts.


The primary single “Livin’ in a World With out You” was launched on 10 September and for radio stations in July.[2][5] The music video for “Livin’ in a World With out You” was shot on Three July in Stockholm, and launched in August.[6] The tune was first performed dwell on 5 July in NRJ within the Park in Berlin along with one other new tune, “Ten Black Roses”.

The second single can be “Justify”, launched later in autumn. It’s fairly low, darkish and emotional tune with some Depeche Mode influences.[1][7] The Depeche Mode affect is barely weak to this tune particularly, and may be attributed extra typically to the music of The Rasmus. However elements of the melody line is an echo of The Treatment hit tune “Lullaby”. This reveals significantly within the first and final 30 seconds of the tune.

Lauri Ylönen acknowledged on the Austrian tv station Go TV, that the duet with Anette Olzon (Nightwish) was to be launched later in 2009. The title of tune is “October & April”. It was launched in November 2009.


The primary time The Rasmus performed any new songs from Black Roses was the gig in Berlin on 5 July.
The group began the promotion for Black Roses with acoustic gigs at Radio SAW and RS2 in Germany 26–27 August. The Black Roses world tour began in January 2009 in Europe. In Finland they did a tour known as Dynasty Tour 2008 in October 2008 along with Von Hertzen Brothers and Mariko ranging from Seinäjoki and ending in Helsinki. The Black Roses tour to date contained concert events in additional than twenty-four international locations, whereas some concert events in South America needed to be cancelled due to the outbreak of the extreme swine flu.
Between June 14 and June 28, 2009 The Rasmus performed along with Alice Cooper and Scorpions on a brief stadium tour in Russia known as “Monsters of Rock”. In the summertime months of 2009 the band performed a number of festivals.

Monitor itemizing[edit]

12. “Yesterday You Threw Away Tomorrow” 3:05
13. “Livin’ in a World With out You (Acoustic)[9][10] 3:43

Bonus DVD particular fan version[edit]

  1. “Making of Black Roses”
Charts (2008)[11] Peak
Finland Albums Chart 1
Austrian Albums Chart 22
Greek Worldwide Albums Chart 7[12]
Greek General Albums Chart 26[13]
Dutch Albums Chart 51
German Albums Chart 13
Italy Albums Chart 46
Spain Albums Chart 58
Sweden Albums Chart 32
Swiss Albums Chart 22
UK Rock Albums 13
Mexico 7
Czech Republic 12

Launch historical past[edit]

Nation Date Label
Finland 24 September 2008 (2008-09-24) Playground Music
Germany 26 September 2008 (2008-09-26) Common Music
The Netherlands
Worldwide 29 September 2008 (2008-09-29)
Italy 3 October 2008 (2008-10-03)
Australia 4 October 2008 (2008-10-04)
Canada 7 October 2008 (2008-10-07)
Japan 29 October 2008 (2008-10-29)[14]


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