This Light I Hold

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This Light I Hold
Memphis May Fire - This Light I Hold.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 2016
RecordedChango Studios
ProducerMatt Good
Memphis May Fire chronology
This Light I Hold
Singles from This Light I Hold
  1. "Carry On"
    Released: August 28, 2016
  2. "This Light I Hold"
    Released: September 23, 2016
  3. "Wanting More"
    Released: April 27, 2017
Professional ratings
Review scores
Alternative Press2/5 stars[1]
New Noise Magazine4/5 stars[2]
HM Magazine3.5/5 stars[3]
Hit the Floor Magazine5/10 [4]

This Light I Hold is the fifth studio album by metalcore band Memphis May Fire. It was released on the October 28, 2016 by Rise Records. The album debuted at number 42 on the Billboard 200 chart.[citation needed]

It is the last album to have rhythm guitarist Anthony Sepe before his departure on January 2017.

Release and promotion[edit]

The band premiered the first single "Carry On" on BBC Radio 1 on August 28, 2016.[5] On September 23, 2016, Memphis May Fire released the title track and second single to their new album, "This Light I Hold," which features Jacoby Shaddix (of Papa Roach), accompanied with a music video.[6] It was also used as one of the theme songs for NXT’s NXT TakeOver: San Antonio

Track listing[edit]

1."Out of It"4:14
2."Carry On"3:23
3."Wanting More"3:47
4."Sever the Ties"3:33
5."The Enemy"3:51
6."This Light I Hold" (featuring Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach)4:08
7."That's Just Life"3:37
8."Letting Go"3:30
9."The Antidote"3:35
10."Better Things"3.57
11."Not Over Yet" (featuring Larry Soliman of My American Heart)3:50
13."Live It Well"3:56
Total length:48:50


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  1. ^ "Memphis May Fire's "This Light I Hold" expands past the standard palm-muting pigeonhole - Reviews - Alternative Press". 2016-10-28. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  2. ^ "Album Review: Memphis May Fire - 'This Light I Hold'". 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  3. ^ Nao Lewandowski (2016-11-26). "Memphis May Fire - This Light I Hold". HM Magazine. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  4. ^ "Memphis May Fire - This Light I Hold | Album Review - Mosh". 2016-11-17. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  5. ^ "Memphis May Fire Premiere "Carry On" From Forthcoming Album 'This Light I Hold' / the NOISE". 2016-08-29. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  6. ^ "Memphis May Fire Unveil 'This Light I Hold' Video". Retrieved 2017-01-14.