Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow

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Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1, 2008
RecordedNovember, 2007 at Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, Georgia
GenreAlternative metal
Length49:03
Label7 Bros./Asylum
ProducerJohn Connolly
Morgan Rose
Shawn Grove
Sevendust chronology
Retrospective 2
(2007)
Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow
(2008)
Cold Day Memory
(2010)
Singles from Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow
  1. "Prodigal Son"
    Released: February 26, 2008
  2. "The Past"
    Released: July 29, 2008
  3. "Inside"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Blabbermouth6.5/10 stars[2]
Bullz-Eye4/5 stars[3]
Live Metal9.5/10 stars[4]
TuneLab Music9.5/10 stars[5]

Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow is the seventh studio album from the Heavy metal band Sevendust, and the last to feature guitarist Sonny Mayo who was replaced by original guitarist Clint Lowery before the release of the album. It was released on April 1, 2008, through the band's own 7 Bros. Records, in conjunction with Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group.[6] The album features guest appearances by Chris Daughtry (Daughtry), Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash), and Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge, Tremonti, Creed).

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Inside"Witherspoon/Rose/Connolly4:36
2."Enough"Sevendust4:34
3."Hope" (feat. Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge)Sevendust4:42
4."Scapegoat"Witherspoon/Rose3:55
5."Fear"Sevendust5:06
6."The Past" (feat. Chris Daughtry)Witherspoon/Rose3:53
7."Prodigal Son"Witherspoon/Rose3:33
8."Lifeless"Sevendust4:34
9."Sorrow" (feat. Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge)Witherspoon/Rose/Connolly4:49
10."Contradiction"Sevendust3:24
11."Walk Away"Witherspoon/Rose6:34
Total length:49:03

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position Ref.
2008 The Billboard 200 19 [7]
2008 The Billboard Comprehensive Albums 20
2008 Top Hard Rock Albums 12 [8]
2008 Top Rock Albums 9 [9]
2008 Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums 6 [10]
2008 Top Digital Albums 19 [11]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart Position
2008 "Prodigal Son" Mainstream Rock Tracks 19
"The Past" 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sevendust Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  2. ^ "CD Reviews Sevendust Chapter VII: Hope And Sorrow (7 Bros/Asylum Records)". Blabbermouth. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  3. ^ Clark, Bill (2008). "Sevendust: Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow". Bullz-Eye. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  4. ^ Maki, Greg. "Sevendust 'Chapter VII : Hope and Sorrow' (7Bros./Asylum)". Live Metal. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  5. ^ "Review: Sevendust – 'Chapter VII: Hope And Sorrow'". TuneLab Music. 2008-03-29. Archived from the original on 2011-08-31. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  6. ^ BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SEVENDUST: New Album Track Listing Revealed Archived January 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Sevendust (Chart History: Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  8. ^ "Sevendust (Chart History: Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  9. ^ "Sevendust (Chart History: Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  10. ^ "Sevendust (Chart History: Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  11. ^ "Sevendust (Chart History: Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-25.