A Dead Sinking Story

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A Dead Sinking Story
A Dead Sinking Story cover.jpg
Studio album by Envy
Released 18 August 2003
4 March 2008
Recorded Winter 2003 at Bazooka Japan Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Genre Hardcore punk, screamo, post-hardcore, post-rock
Length 1:02:58
Label Level Plane
Rock Action
Temporary Residence (2008)
Envy chronology
All the Footprints You've Ever Left and the Fear Expecting Ahead
A Dead Sinking Story
Compiled Fragments 1997-2003
2008 reissue

A Dead Sinking Story is an album by the Japanese band Envy. The album was released on August 18, 2003 on Level Plane Records. It is their only album recorded with three guitarists; Daichi Takasugi joined before the creation of the album and left after the related tour.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Chain Wandering Deeply" 8:28
2. "Distress of Ignorance" 5:54
3. "Evidence" 3:16
4. "Color of Fetters" 7:19
5. "Unrepairable Gentleness" 8:10
6. "Go Mad and Mark" 6:35
7. "A Conviction that Speeds" 5:27
8. "Reasons and Oblivion" 5:05
9. "A Will Remains in the Ashes" 12:44
Total length: 1:02:58


  • Dairoku Seki – Drums
  • Tetsuya Fukagawa – Sequencer, Vocals
  • Nobukata Kawai – Guitar
  • Masahiro Tobita – Guitar
  • Manabu Nakagawa – Bass Guitar
  • Daichi Takasugi – Guitar
  • Takashi Kitaguchi – Engineering
  • Tatsuya Kase – Mastering


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Stylus Magazine A link
Punknews.org 4/5 stars link

Reception was almost uniformly positive, with Allmusic, Stylus Magazine, and Punknews.org all praising the album's hybrid of emo, screamo, and Post-rock.