Folklore and Superstition

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Folklore and Superstition
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Studio album by Black Stone Cherry
Released August 19, 2008
August 18, 2008 (UK Only)
Recorded 2008
Genre Hard rock, southern rock, post-grunge
Length 52:57 (66:52 with bonus tracks)
Label Roadrunner
Producer Bob Marlette
Black Stone Cherry chronology
Black Stone Cherry
(2006)
Folklore and Superstition
(2008)
Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
(2011)
Singles from Folklore and Superstition
  1. "Blind Man"
    Released: June 16, 2008
  2. "Please Come In"
    Released: November 14, 2008
  3. "Things My Father Said"
    Released: June 15, 2009
  4. "Soulcreek"
    Released: September 4, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
ARTISTdirect 3/5 stars link
Hard Rock Hide Out 8/10 stars link
Kerrang! 3/5 stars
MEN Media 4/5 stars link
Metal Hammer 8/10 stars

Folklore and Superstition is the second studio album by Black Stone Cherry.

The band recorded the album at Black Bird Studios, which is owned and operated by country artist Martina McBride, in Nashville, Tennessee. It was produced and mixed by veteran rock producer Bob Marlette (Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Saliva, Seether, Shinedown). The album was available for audio streaming through NME as of August 13, 2008. The week beginning the 24th of August, the album reached the number one position in the UK Rock Album Chart in its debut week,[1] and number 23 on the main Top 200 UK Albums Chart.[2] It debuted in Sweden at #50.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Blind Man"   3:40
2. "Please Come In"   3:56
3. "Reverend Wrinkle"   4:12
4. "Soulcreek"   3:37
5. "Things My Father Said"   3:53
6. "The Bitter End"   4:07
7. "Long Sleeves"   4:17
8. "Peace Is Free"   4:10
9. "Devil's Queen"   4:38
10. "The Key"   4:27
11. "You"   4:22
12. "Sunrise"   3:48
13. "Ghost of Floyd Collins"   3:50

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Robertson - lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Ben Wells - rhythm guitar, backing vocals.
  • Jon Lawhon - bass guitar, backing vocals.
  • John Fred Young - drums, piano, backing vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[3] 167
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[4] 54
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 45
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 89
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 23
US Billboard 200[8] 28
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[9] 4
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[10] 9

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official UK Rock/Metal Charts for the week ending 30 August 2008". ChartsPlus. Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd (366): 14. 
  2. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart for the week ending 30 August 2008". ChartsPlus. Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd (366): 5–8. 
  3. ^ "Lescharts.com – Black Stone Cherry – Folklore And Superstition". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  4. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Black Stone Cherry – Folklore And Superstition". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Black Stone Cherry – Folklore And Superstition". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Black Stone Cherry | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart
  8. ^ "Black Stone Cherry – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Black Stone Cherry.
  9. ^ "Black Stone Cherry – Chart history" Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums for Black Stone Cherry.
  10. ^ "Black Stone Cherry – Chart history" Billboard Top Rock Albums for Black Stone Cherry.