A Fragile Hope

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A Fragile Hope
Studio album by Devil Sold His Soul
Released 18 June 2007
Genre Metalcore, post-metal, post-hardcore
Length 52:10
Label Eyesofsound/Black Willow
Producer Jonny Renshaw/John Dent
Devil Sold His Soul chronology
Darkness Prevails
(2005)Darkness Prevails2005
A Fragile Hope
Blessed & Cursed
(2010)Blessed & Cursed2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Kerrang! 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Rock Sound (8/10)[1]
Big Cheese 4.5/5 stars[citation needed]
Terrorizer (9/10)[citation needed]

A Fragile Hope is the debut full-length album by English metalcore band Devil Sold His Soul, released through Eyesofsound/Black Willow on 18 June 2007. Dave Robinson (of Fireapple Red) performs all drums and percussion on the album, and Matt Elphick performs guest vocals on "Awaiting the Flood" and "Coroner".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "In the Absence of Light" 2:23
2. "As the Storm Unfolds" 6:11
3. "The Starting" 6:34
4. "Sirens Chant" 4:15
5. "At the End of the Tunnel" 4:22
6. "Between Two Words" 7:49
7. "Awaiting the Flood" 4:27
8. "Dawn of the First Day" 7:07
9. "The Coroner" 4:32
10. "Hope" 4:30
Total length: 52:10


Devil Sold His Soul
Additional musicians
  • Matt Elphick – guest vocals on "Awaiting the Flood" and "Coroner"
  • Produced by Jonny Renshaw and Devil Sold His Soul
  • Engineered and mixed by Jonny Renshaw
  • Mastered by John Dent


  1. ^ Eleanor Goodman (July 2007). "Devil Sold His Soul – A Fragile Hope". Rock Sound (98). p. 88.