Silver and Cold

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"Silver and Cold"
AFI - Silver and Cold cover.jpg
Single by AFI
from the album Sing the Sorrow
ReleasedNovember 11, 2003
FormatDigital download
GenreGothic rock, alternative rock
Songwriter(s)Hunter Burgan, Adam Carson, David Paden Marchand, Jade Puget
AFI singles chronology
"The Leaving Song Pt. II"
"Silver and Cold"
"Miss Murder"

"Silver and Cold" is a song by American rock band AFI. It was the third single released from their sixth studio album Sing the Sorrow in 2003. "Silver and Cold" was released to radio on November 11, 2003.[1] A music video directed by John Hillcoat was made for the song. It received moderate airplay, peaking at #7 on the Alternative Songs chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Silver and Cold" (Radio Edit) – 3:42
  2. "Silver and Cold" (Album Version) – 4:11

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Silver and Cold" was directed by John Hillcoat[3] and shot in Prague, Czech Republic.[4] The band came up with the concept for the video and director Hillcoat developed it.[4] It shows band members Jade Puget, Adam Carson, and Hunter Burgan rushing to stop the vocalist Davey Havok from committing suicide by jumping off of the Manes Bridge, but as they reach him, they die in a horrific car crash. Havok walks away unharmed, although it is implied that he is a ghost.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 39
Alternative Songs 7


  1. ^ "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Silver and Cold" on
  3. ^ ""Silver and Cold"". VH1.
  4. ^ a b "To Tour Or Not To Tour (And Record) Will Be AFI's March Question". MTV. Jan 14, 2004.