High Hopes (EP)

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High Hopes
EP by The Amity Affliction
Released May 1, 2007
Genre Post-hardcore, metalcore
Length 18:12
Label Skull And Bones
The Amity Affliction chronology
The Amity Affliction
(2005)The Amity Affliction2005
High Hopes
Severed Ties
(2008)Severed Ties2008

High Hopes is the second release by Australian group The Amity Affliction. The first pressing came in a CD/DVD package with subsequent pressings lacking the DVD. It marks a shift in the band's sound, with the addition of keyboard and samples, as well as acoustic sections. On October 23, 2014, the band released the last 500 copies of the EP on their webstore.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "I Heart Throbsy" 3:10
2. "R.I.P. Steggy" 4:19
3. "Straight Up!" 3:50
4. "Dong Wayne" 3:11
5. "Cut It Out" 8:59
Total length: 18:12


The Amity Affliction
Additional personnel
  • Daniel Field - engineering
  • Soundhouse Studios - mixing
  • David Neil - mastering
  • The Amity Affliction (with assistance from Daniel Field)


  • This is the last release featuring Ahren Stringer on guitar, before switching to bass guitar.
  • "Straight Up!" includes content from episode 10 of season 2 of the late 1980s/early 1990s Canadian television series Degrassi High, entitled "Showtime Part 1".
  • "R.I.P. Steggy" features an audio clip from the film Training Day at the beginning of the song.
  • "Cut It Out" includes content from the film The Butterfly Effect, and at the end, a snippet from Degrassi High, "Showtime Part 1" and the following episode, "Showtime Part 2".