Hope (Swallow the Sun album)

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Hope
Swallow the Sun - Hope.jpg
Studio album by Swallow the Sun
Released February 7, 2007
Recorded September/October, 2006
Genre Death/doom, melodic death metal, progressive metal, gothic metal
Length 63:37
Label Spinefarm
Swallow the Sun chronology
Ghosts of Loss
(2005)
Hope
(2007)
Plague of Butterflies
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Terrorizer 8/10 stars (Nov 2008)

Hope is the third album by Finnish melodic death metal / doom metal band Swallow the Sun. It was released February 7, 2007.

The Limited Edition version includes "These Low lands" a Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus cover that is originally named "Alavilla mailla", Swallow the Sun translated the song into English for this version.

The Horror Series continues from this album, also being on The Morning Never Came, New Moon & Emerald Forest and the Blackbird.


Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Juha Raivio, except where noted.

  1. "Hope" – 7.53
  2. "These Hours of Despair" – 5.58
  3. "The Justice of Suffering" – 6.26
  4. "Don't Fall Asleep (Horror Pt. 2)" – 7.41
  5. "Too Cold for Tears" – 9.16
  6. "The Empty Skies" – 7.17
  7. "No Light, No Hope" – 4.42
  8. "Doomed to Walk the Earth" – 9:00
  9. "These Low Lands" – 5:54

Personnel[edit]

Swallow The Sun[edit]

  • Mikko Kotamäki - vocals
  • Markus Jämsen - guitar
  • Juha Raivio - guitar
  • Aleksi Munter - keyboards
  • Matti Honkonen - bass guitar
  • Pasi Pasanen - drums

Guest Co-Vocalists[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Peak
2007 Finnish Top 40 Album Chart 3

References[edit]

  • Hope at AllMusic. Retrieved 17:02, 13 September 2016 (UTC).