Animosity (Sevendust album)

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Animosity
Studio album by Sevendust
Released November 13, 2001
Genre Alternative metal, nu metal, hard rock
Length 55:45
Label TVT
Producer Ben Grosse
Sevendust
Jay Jay French
Steve Gottlieb
Jeff Hanson
Jeff Cameron
Sevendust chronology
Home
(1999)
Animosity
(2001)
Seasons
(2003)
Singles from Animosity
  1. "Praise"
    Released: 2001
  2. "Live Again"
    Released: April 9, 2002
  3. "Angel's Son"
    Released: 2002
  4. "Crucified"
    Released: June, 2002
  5. "Xmas Day"
    Released: 2002
European cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly C[3]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[4]

Animosity is the third studio album by Sevendust, released on November 13, 2001 through TVT Records. The album appeared on the Billboard 200, remained there for thirteen weeks and peaked at 28 on December 1, 2001.[5] Animosity was certified gold on March 11, 2002 through the Recording Industry Association of America.[6]

Sevendust released five variations of the album. Two variations were released in the United States with thirteen tracks, one version with explicit lyrics and the other with censored lyrics. Another explicit lyric version was released in the United States with a bonus track, and another censored version was released with two bonus tracks. The China release featured fifteen tracks. Five singles were released from the album, four of which appeared on the mainstream and modern Billboard charts.

"T.O.A.B." (Tits On A Boar) was featured in the computer animation Galerians: Rion. "Angel's Son", originally released on Strait Up, a tribute album of Lynn Strait, former lead-singer of the band Snot. Strait died in a car accident on December 11, 1998, at the age of 30.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "T.O.A.B."   Morgan Rose 3:39
2. "Praise"   Clint Lowery, Lajon Witherspoon, Rose 3:38
3. "Trust"   Lowery, Witherspoon 5:14
4. "Crucified"   John Connolly, Rose 4:13
5. "Xmas Day"   Lowery 5:14
6. "Dead Set"   Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon 4:59
7. "Shine"   Witherspoon 3:43
8. "Follow" (feat. Aaron Lewis) Connolly 4:33
9. "Damaged"   Connolly, Rose 4:34
10. "Live Again"   Connolly, Rose 4:11
11. "Beautiful"   Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon 4:11
12. "Redefine"   Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon 3:41
13. "Angel's Son"   Lowery, Witherspoon 3:49
Total length:
55:45

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position Ref.
2001 The Billboard 200 28 [8][9]
2002 Top Independent Albums 1 [9][10]
2002 Top Australian Albums 34
2002 Top New Zealand Albums 26

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart Position Ref.
2001 "Praise" Mainstream Rock Tracks 15 [11]
2001 "Praise" Modern Rock Tracks 23 [11]
2002 "Angel's Son" Mainstream Rock Tracks 11
2002 "Angel's Son" Modern Rock Tracks 15
2002 "Live Again" Mainstream Rock Tracks 21 [11]
2002 "Live Again" Modern Rock Tracks 36 [11]
2002 "Xmas Day" Mainstream Rock Tracks 38 [11]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Ref.
United States 2001 TVT CD (Clean) 5873 [12]
United States 2001 TVT CD (Explicit) 5870 [1]
United States 2001 TVT CS (Explicit) 5870 [1]
China 2002 Dream On CD (Explicit) 7008 [13]
United States 2002 Dream On CD (Explicit) DOR-7008 [1]
United States 2003 Island CD (Bonus Track) 9800090 [14]
United States 2003 Universal Distribution CD (Clean Bonus Track) CID8132 [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Animosity Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 
  2. ^ "Sevendust Review". Blender. Retrieved 2010-04-25. [dead link]
  3. ^ Serpick, Evan (2001-11-16). "ANIMOSITY Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  4. ^ Appleford, Steve (2002-01-02). "Sevendust: Animosity : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  5. ^ Sevendust (Chart History: Billboard 200), Billboard, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  6. ^ Gold & Platinum, Recording Industry Association of America, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  7. ^ Wiederhorn, Jon (2002-04-08). "Sevendust Crank Out Clips, Prepare For 'Golf Tour' With Creed". MTV. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 
  8. ^ Sevendust (Chart History), Billboard, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  9. ^ a b Animosity (Chart & Awards: Billboard Albums), Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-26 
  10. ^ Sevendust (Chart History: Independent Albums), Billboard, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  11. ^ a b c d e Animosity (Chart & Awards: Billboard Singles), Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-26 
  12. ^ Animosity (Clean) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  13. ^ Animosity (China) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  14. ^ Animosity (Bonus Track) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-25 
  15. ^ Animosity (Clean Bonus Track) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved 2010-04-25