Seven Days of Falling

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Seven Days of Falling
Studio album by
Released9 December 2003
RecordedJune 2003
LabelACT Music
Esbjörn Svensson Trio (E.S.T.) chronology
Strange Place for Snow
Seven Days of Falling
Live in Stockholm
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Seven Days of Falling is a studio album by the Swedish group Esbjörn Svensson Trio that was recorded and released in 2003. The album had the unusual distinction charting on both the top jazz and popular music albums charts.[2]


The recording was praised for its accessibility by The Times,[3] and was The Birmingham Post's Jazz CD of the Week.[4] It received the German Jazz and Swedish Grammy-award 2004.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ballad for the Unborn" — 5:32
  2. "Seven Days of Falling" — 6:26
  3. "Mingle in the Mincing-Machine" — 6:52
  4. "Evening in Atlantis" — 0:50
  5. "Did They Ever Tell Cousteau?" — 6:05
  6. "Believe, Beleft, Below" — 4:51
  7. "Elevation of Love" — 6:43
  8. "In My Garage" — 4:18
  9. "Why She Couldn't Come" — 6:30
  10. "O.D.R.I.P." — 14:26

The last track of the CD release – "O.D.R.I.P." – contains a hidden track[1]. The tracks itself ends at 08:19[5] and after about several minutes of silence the hidden track commences, a vocal rendering of "Believe, Beleft, Below" sung by Josh Haden.



  1. ^ a b Mason, Stewart. Seven Days of Falling at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Esbjörn Svensson". The Daily Telegraph. June 17, 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2009.
  3. ^ Bungey, John (October 10, 2003). "Jazz – The delight in accessible melodies". Times Online. Retrieved April 27, 2009.
  4. ^ "CD Reviews: Jazz CDs". The Birmingham Post. September 20, 2003.
  5. ^ a b ACT Catalog, Esbjörn Svensson Seven Days of Falling CD release page, retrieved 14 June 2019

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