Animosity (Sevendust album)

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Animosity
Animosity Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 13, 2001
GenreAlternative metal, nu metal[1]
Length55:45
LabelTVT
ProducerBen Grosse, Sevendust
Sevendust chronology
Home
(1999)
Animosity
(2001)
Seasons
(2003)
Singles from Animosity
  1. "Praise"
    Released: October 21, 2001
  2. "Live Again"
    Released: April 9, 2002
  3. "Angel's Son"
    Released: May 2002
  4. "Crucified"
    Released: June 2002
  5. "Xmas Day"
    Released: 2002
European cover
Animosityuk.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Blender3/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyC[4]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[5]
Ultimate Guitar8.4 stars on a 10 point scale[6]

Animosity is the third studio album by American rock band Sevendust, released on November 13, 2001 through TVT Records. The album appeared on the Billboard 200, remained there for thirteen weeks and peaked at No. 28 on December 1, 2001.[7] Animosity was certified gold on March 11, 2002 through the Recording Industry Association of America.[8]

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.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."T.O.A.B."Morgan Rose[10]3:39
2."Praise"Clint Lowery, Lajon Witherspoon, Rose3:38
3."Trust"Lowery, Witherspoon5:14
4."Crucified"Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon4:13
5."Xmas Day"Lowery5:14
6."Dead Set"Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon4:59
7."Shine"Witherspoon3:43
8."Follow"Lowery, Connolly4:33
9."Damaged"Connolly, Rose4:34
10."Live Again"Connolly, Rose4:11
11."Beautiful"Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon4:11
12."Redefine"Lowery, Rose, Witherspoon3:41
13."Angel's Son"Lowery, Witherspoon3:49
Total length:55:45
Bonus release (clean)
No.TitleLength
14."Angel's Son" (live)4:12
15."Black" (live)5:40
Bonus release (explicit)
No.TitleLength
14."Angel's Son" (live) 
Chinese release
No.TitleLength
14."Denial" (live) 
15."Angel's Son" (live) 
B-sides
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
14."Leech" (released on the Freddy vs. Jason soundtrack)Lowery, Rose4:30
15."Corrected" (released on The Scorpion King soundtrack)Lowery, Rose4:31

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position Ref.
2001 Billboard 200 28 [11][12]
2002 Top Independent Albums 1 [12][13]
2002 Top Australian Albums 34
2002 Top New Zealand Albums 26

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart Position Ref.
2001 "Praise" Mainstream Rock Tracks 15 [14]
2001 "Praise" Modern Rock Tracks 23 [14]
2002 "Angel's Son" Mainstream Rock Tracks 11
2002 "Angel's Son" Modern Rock Tracks 15
2002 "Live Again" Mainstream Rock Tracks 21 [14]
2002 "Live Again" Modern Rock Tracks 36 [14]
2002 "Xmas Day" Mainstream Rock Tracks 38 [14]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Ref.
United States 2001 TVT CD (Clean) 5873 [15]
United States 2001 TVT CD (Explicit) 5870 [2]
United States 2001 TVT CS (Explicit) 5870 [2]
China 2002 Dream On CD (Explicit) 7008 [16]
United States 2002 Dream On CD (Explicit) DOR-7008 [2]
United States 2003 Island CD (Bonus Track) 9800090 [17]
United States 2003 Universal Distribution CD (Clean Bonus Track) CID8132 [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 12 Most Underrated Nu Metal Albums". VH1. (September 15, 2015). Retrieved on September 18, 2015
  2. ^ a b c d "Animosity Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved April 25, 2010.
  3. ^ "Sevendust Review". Blender. Retrieved April 25, 2010.[dead link]
  4. ^ Serpick, Evan (November 16, 2001). "ANIMOSITY Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
  5. ^ Appleford, Steve (January 2, 2002). "Sevendust: Animosity : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 8, 2008. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  6. ^ "ANIMOSITY Review". Ultimate Guitar. November 13, 2001. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  7. ^ Sevendust (Chart History: Billboard 200), Billboard, retrieved April 25, 2010
  8. ^ Gold & Platinum, Recording Industry Association of America, archived from the original on July 19, 2012, retrieved April 25, 2010
  9. ^ Wiederhorn, Jon (April 8, 2002). "Sevendust Crank Out Clips, Prepare For 'Golf Tour' With Creed". MTV. Retrieved April 25, 2010.
  10. ^ "T.O.A.B." Musicnotes.com. May 9, 2005.
  11. ^ Sevendust (Chart History), Billboard, retrieved April 25, 2010
  12. ^ a b Animosity (Chart & Awards: Billboard Albums), Allmusic, retrieved April 26, 2010
  13. ^ Sevendust (Chart History: Independent Albums), Billboard, retrieved April 25, 2010
  14. ^ a b c d e Animosity (Chart & Awards: Billboard Singles), Allmusic, retrieved April 26, 2010
  15. ^ Animosity (Clean) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved April 25, 2010
  16. ^ Animosity (China) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved April 25, 2010
  17. ^ Animosity (Bonus Track) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved April 25, 2010
  18. ^ Animosity (Clean Bonus Track) Overview, Allmusic, retrieved April 25, 2010