Famous Last Words (Hedley album)

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Famous Last Words
Famous Last Words cover.jpg
Studio album by Hedley
Released October 30, 2007 (CAN)
May 12, 2009 (USA)
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk, emo
Length 43:35
48:33 (USA Release)
Label Universal Music Canada, Fontana
Producer Greig Nori, Dave Genn
Hedley chronology
Hedley
(2005/2006)HedleyString Module Error: Match not found
Famous Last Words/Never Too Late
(2007/2009)
The Show Must Go
(2009)The Show Must Go2009
Singles from Famous Last Words
  1. "She's So Sorry"
    Released: August 21, 2007
  2. "For the Nights I Can’t Remember"
    Released: November 2007
  3. "Never Too Late"
    Released: April 2008
  4. "Old School"
    Released: August 2008
  5. "Dying to Live Again"
    Released: November 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Starpulse2/5 stars[2]
TuneLab Music5/10 stars[3]

Famous Last Words is the second full-length album by Hedley released on October 30, 2007 in Canada. It debuted at #3 in Canada upon release. In the United States, the album is known as Never Too Late and only includes 8 tracks from the Canadian release and contains 5 tracks from Hedley, which replace the missing tracks from Famous Last Words.[4] Unlike Famous Last Words, Never Too Late has a blue background on its album cover, whereas the Canadian release has a red background on its cover.

The first single from the album, "She's So Sorry", was released to radio on August 21, 2007. The video was shot in Toronto, Ontario on August 30 and premiered on MuchMusic on September 20, 2007. The second single, "For the Nights I Can't Remember", was released in November 2007. It peaked at #6 on the Canadian Hot 100. The third single,"Never Too Late", was released in April 2008, and has peaked at #4 on the Canadian Hot 100. The fourth single, "Old School", released in August 2008, reached #43 on the Canadian Hot 100 before it was officially released and went to peak at #10.

Track listing[edit]

Famous Last Words
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."She's So Sorry"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Brian Howes3:36
2."Hand Grenade"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Greig Nori3:04
3."Dying to Live Again"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Brian Howes4:18
4."Narcissist"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Dave Genn3:10
5."Bones Shatter (Never Say Never)"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin3:19
6."Old School"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Dave Genn3:41
7."Been There Done That"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Greig Nori, Dave Genn, Davor Valuma, Johnny Hetherington (Art of Dying)3:16
8."For the Nights I Can't Remember"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Dave Genn, Greig Nori4:02
9."Brave New World"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Sean Hosein, Dane Deviller3:58
10."Dear Blank"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Sean Hosein, Dane Deviller3:26
11."Can't Go Back"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Dave Genn, Ben Cook, Greig Nori4:01
12."Never Too Late"Jacob Hoggard, Dave Rosin, Tom MacDonald, Chris Crippin, Greig Nori4:00
Total length:43:35

Never Too Late (USA Release)[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."She's So Sorry"3:34
2."321"3:45
3."Trip"4:04
4."For the Nights I Can't Remember"4:02
5."Never Too Late"3:59
6."Gunnin'"4:12
7."On My Own"3:29
8."Bones Shatter (Never Say Never)"3:19
9."Old School"3:41
10."Narcissist"3:10
11."Hand Grenade"3:04
12."Dying to Live Again"4:04
13."Villain" (Bonus Track)4:10
Total length:48:33

Personnel[edit]

  • Jacob Hoggard – Vocals and piano
  • Tommy Mac – Bass and backing vocals
  • Dave Rosin – Guitar and backing vocals
  • Chris Crippin – Drums and backing vocals

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[5] 3
Canadian Alternative Albums 63[citation needed]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[6] 2× Platinum 160,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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