Albion (album)

Albion is the eleventh studio album by the melodic hard rock band Ten. The album was released on 21 November 2014 and derives its name from the name for the collective British Isles from the time of Queen Boadicia. According to the band, the album was another first for Ten with the release of a limited edition double gatefold vinyl album, which included a large number of highly collectable items.[21][22][23] The leading singles from the album were the tracks "'Die For Me" and "Alone In The Dark Tonight".

Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
GenreMelodic hard rock, hard rock
LabelRocktopia Records 001RTP Avalon Records MICP-11194
ProducerGary Hughes
Ten chronology
Heresy and Creed
Isla De Muerta
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Rock Pit[1]
Heavy Paradise(9/10)[2]
Hard Rock Heaven(8/10)[3]
Metal Temple(10/10)[4]
Reviews By Jon(8.5/10)[5]
Metal Message(10/10)[7]
Rock Avenue(9.5/10)[8][9]
Rock Eyez[10]
Danger Dog[11]
AllaroundMetal Webzine[13][14]
Grande Rock E-Zine(8/10)[15]
Monkey Castle Rock(8/10)[16]
Musik An Sich(16/20)[17]
Firebrand Magazine(10/10)[18][19]
The Power Of Metal(96/100)[20]

The album cover was illustrated by Gaetano Di Falco, who also illustrated the band's next studio album, Isla De Muerta.

Track listing

All songs written by Gary Hughes.

  1. Alone In The Dark Tonight - 4:25
  2. Battlefield - 5:00
  3. It's Alive - 5:02
  4. Albion Born - 5:24
  5. Sometimes Love Takes The Long Way Home - 5:14
  6. A Smuggler's Tale - 5:57
  7. It Ends This Day - 5:37
  8. Die For Me - 7:28
  9. Gioco D'Amore - 4:59
  10. Wild Horses - 5:55

Asian version (Avalon Records MICP-11194) adds

  1. Good God In Heaven What Hell Is This - 4:00



  • Produced by Gary Hughes
  • Mixing and mastering by Dennis Ward


Chart positions

Year Chart Position
Japanese Sales Charts 9


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