Faith Hope Love

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Faith Hope Love
Faith hope love album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 23, 1990
RecordedRampart Studios, Houston, Texas
GenreHard rock, progressive metal
Length61:52
LabelMegaforce
ProducerSam Taylor & King's X
King's X chronology
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska
(1989)
Faith Hope Love
(1990)
King's X
(1992)

Faith Hope Love is the third studio album by the American rock band King's X.

"Six Broken Soldiers" is the first King's X song to feature drummer Jerry Gaskill on lead vocals.

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly(B) [3]

All tracks are written by Doug Pinnick, Ty Tabor & Jerry Gaskill.

No.TitleLead vocalsLength
1."We Are Finding Who We Are"Doug Pinnick4:40
2."It's Love"Ty Tabor4:37
3."I'll Never Get Tired of You"Pinnick3:47
4."Fine Art of Friendship"Pinnick4:21
5."Mr. Wilson"Tabor3:39
6."Moanjam"Pinnick6:05
7."Six Broken Soldiers"Jerry Gaskill3:33
8."I Can't Help It"Tabor3:53
9."Talk to You"Pinnick4:36
10."Everywhere I Go"Pinnick3:54
11."We Were Born to Be Loved"Pinnick4:52
12."Faith Hope Love"Pinnick9:22
13."Legal Kill"Tabor4:43
Total length:61:52

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Galactic Cowboys (Monty Colvin, Alan Doss, Ben Huggins, Dane Sonnier) - backing vocals on "Mr. Wilson" & "Faith Hope Love"
  • Max Dyer - cello on "Six Broken Soldiers", "Faith Hope Love" & "Legal Kill"
  • Erik Ralske - French horn on "Six Broken Soldiers"
  • Little Willie Sammy Taylor - pipe organ on "Six Broken Soldiers"
  • Kemper Crabb - soprano recorder on "Legal Kill"

Reception[edit]

Faith, Hope, Love proved to be King's X's most commercially successful album, nearly reaching gold status.

The album was listed at #52 in the 2001 book, CCM Presents: The 100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Contemporary Christian 31 [4]
UK Albums Chart 70 [5]
U.S. Billboard 200 85 [4]

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1990 "It's Love" Mainstream Rock Tracks 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Faith Hope Love at AllMusic. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  2. ^ Davis, Erik (10 January 1991). "King's X Faith Hope Love Music Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 15 March 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  3. ^ Garza, Janiss (26 October 1990). "Faith Hope Love Review | Music Reviews and News". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b "King's X album charts [albums]". Billboard. Retrieved 20 December 2007.
  5. ^ "UK charts page for King's X". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 May 2012.

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