Helloween: My God-Given Right [2015]

Helloween - My God-Given Right 2015

Released May 29, 2015
Recorded October 2014 – February 2015 (at Mi Sueño Studio, Tenerife,Spain[1])
Genre Power metal
Length 61:11 (regular edition)
72:52 (digital edition)
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Charlie Bauerfeind

My God-Given Right is the fifteenth studio album by German power metal band Helloween. It was released on May 29, 2015.[2] It marks the first time the band releases five studio albums with the same line-up.

It is their seventh consecutive album produced by Charlie Bauerfeind, and their first album released under the labelNuclear Blast since 2003’s Rabbit Don’t Come Easy.

In October 2014, the band announced they were working on a new album for a May 2015 release, with Charlie Bauerfeind producing, to be recorded at Mi Sueño Studio on Tenerife.[3] On February 26, 2015, the band released the name of the album, as well as the May 29th, 2015 release date.[2] According to guitarist and founder Michael Weikath, there was no particular reason for the change of labels other than “plain business”.[4]

In April 17, 2015, “Battle’s Won” was released as the first single of the album, premiered on Team Rock Radio UK tonight on the Metal Hammer Magazine Show.[5] Days later, Nuclear Blast USA had the premiere of the second single “Lost In America”. This song, along with “Battle’s Won” were available for instant download only with the album pre-order in iTunes.

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Heroes” Gerstner 3:53
2. “Battle’s Won” Weikath 4:53
3. “My God-Given Right” Deris 3:30
4. “Stay Crazy” Deris 4:04
5. “Lost in America” Deris 3:35
6. “Russian Roulé” Music by Deris and Gerstner, lyrics by Deris[1] 3:52
7. “The Swing of a Fallen World” Deris 4:53
8. “Like Everybody Else” Gerstner 4:03
9. “Creatures in Heaven” Weikath 6:36
10. “If God Loves Rock ‘n’ Roll” Deris 3:20
11. “Living on the Edge” Grosskopf 5:19
12. “Claws” Weikath 5:52
13. “You, Still of War” Music by Gerstner and Deris, lyrics by Gerstner[1] 7:21
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