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World Coming Down
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Category: Gothic Metal
Label: Roadrunner Records
Catalog Number: RR 8660-2
Pete Steele vocals|
Ken Hickey guitars
Josh Silver keyboards
John Kelly drums
|1. ||Skip It ||0:11|
|2. ||White Slavery ||8:21|
|3. ||Sinus ||0:53|
|4. ||Everyone I Love Is Dead ||6:12|
|5. ||Who Will Save the Sane? ||6:41|
|6. ||Liver ||1:42|
|7. ||World Coming Down ||11:11|
|8. ||Creepy Green Light ||6:56|
|9. ||Everything Dies ||7:44|
|10. ||Lung ||1:36|
|11. ||Pyretta Blaze ||6:57|
|12. ||All Hallows Eve ||8:36|
|13. ||Day Tripper (Beatles Medley: Day Tripper / If I Needed Someone / I Want You (She's So Heavy)) ||7:04|
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|Total Running Time:|| 74:04|
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: February 16, 2003 at 17:54|
|It's good (WORLD COMING DOWN) as evry alpume of Type
||Date: May 4, 2004 at 13:09|
|Not as good as earlier albums, but still good.
||Date: May 4, 2004 at 18:52|
|everyone I love is dead is a masterpiece , other songs are just normal...
|From: Doghouse Reilly
||Date: August 25, 2013 at 15:42|
|Heavier than October Rust, although the songs aren't necessarily better. It's Type O doing what they do, gothic gloom and morbid humor solidly in place. World Coming Down completes the trilogy of classic Type O releases. The next two albums are okay, but nothing the band doesn't do better on Bloody Kisses, October Rust and World Coming Down.
|From: Doghouse Reilly
||Date: October 14, 2022 at 15:51|
|If October Rust was the "sex album," World Coming Down was Type O's "death album." Even two of the three love/sex songs are about dead women. Meanwhile, Peter Steele was grieving the death his mother, and well on his way to becoming a full-blown cocaine addict. ("What kind of an asshole starts using hard drugs in his mid-30's?" he asked later.) So we get songs about all of that, and the three sound-effects tracks that depict the ways in which the band will most likely die (from drinking, smoking or coke). For me, the best songs are "Everyone I Love Is Dead," the October Rust-worthy "Creepy Green Light" and first single "Everything Dies." The title track is a massive, downcast epic of grief and self-loathing, while "Pyretta Blaze" is another ode to a (presumably live) goth girl. It's all capped off with a Beatles medley to show you there's more to the band than Sabbath and the Cure.
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