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Hope

Swallow the Sun

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
February 7th, 2007
Catalog ID:
SPI 272CD
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Hope 07:53   Show lyrics
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2. These Hours of Despair 05:58   Show lyrics
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3. The Justice of Suffering 06:26   Show lyrics
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4. Don't Fall Asleep (Horror Pt. 2) 07:41   Show lyrics
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5. Too Cold for Tears 09:16   Show lyrics
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6. The Empty Skies 07:17   Show lyrics
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7. No Light, No Hope 04:42   Show lyrics
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8. Doomed to Walk the Earth 08:30   Show lyrics
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Band members
Mikko Kotamäki Vocals
Pasi Pasanen Drums
Aleksi Munter Keyboards
Matti Honkonen Bass
Markus Jämsen Guitars
Juha Raivio Guitars
Guest/Session
Tinuviel Vocals (backing on tracks 2, 4 and 8)
Jonas Renkse Vocals (track 3)
Jaani Peuhu Vocals (backing on track 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Hannu Honkonen Engineering, Recording (keyboards)
Aleksi Munter Engineering, Recording (keyboards)
Jarmo Katila Photography (band)
Minerva Pappi Mastering
Sami Kokko Engineering, Mixing, Producer, Recording
Viara Gentchev Logo
Sean Elliot Photography (cover art)
Tero Salonen Art direction
Tinuviel Vocals (backing on tracks 2, 4 and 8)
Jonas Renkse Vocals (track 3)
Jaani Peuhu Vocals (backing on track 4)
Hannu Honkonen Engineering, Recording (keyboards)
Aleksi Munter Engineering, Recording (keyboards)
Jarmo Katila Photography (band)
Minerva Pappi Mastering
Sami Kokko Engineering, Mixing, Producer, Recording
Viara Gentchev Logo
Sean Elliot Photography (cover art)
Tero Salonen Art direction
Read Much adoom about nothing 46% joncheetham88 April 17th, 2010
Read A Hopeful Doom Masterpiece 96% SwallowTheMorning August 2nd, 2008
Read Almost too catchy to be doom 75% chaxster May 24th, 2008
Read A doom/death metal... 96% Ghost_of_Ktulu March 15th, 2008
Read I've Heard Better 72% ian_w November 5th, 2007
Read Damn close to perfect... 99% deidolon August 21st, 2007
Read Painfully beautiful... 93% ReDevil July 23rd, 2007
Read Hopeful 75% Vega360 July 20th, 2007
Read Gloom, Beauty, and Despair 98% Robropnkr1 March 21st, 2007
Read A tr00 dark masterpiece! 72% GraveWish January 27th, 2007

Produced by Swallow the Sun and Sami Kokko.
Recorded at Seawolf Studios, Helsinki during 11.9.2006-8.10.2006.
Mastered at Finnvox Studios.
All songs composed by Juha Raivio except "The Empty Skies" by Aleksi Munter.
Lyrics by Juha Raivio (tracks 1, 3-5), Mikko Kotamäki (tracks 2, 7, 8) and Aleksi Munter (track 6).
All arrangements by Swallow the Sun except vocal lines on track 3 by Jonas Renkse.
Keyboards partially recorded, engineered and orchestrated by Hannu Honkonen and Aleksi Munter at Studio Karate.

Bonus track on the limited edition digipak:
09. These Low Lands (Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus cover) (05:53)

Videos have been made for "Don't Fall Asleep (Horror Pt. 2)" and "Doomed to Walk the Earth".

2xLP released by Garden of Exile Records limited to 500 copies (100 copies on green/black vinyl, 150 copies on green vinyl and 250 copies on black vinyl). All of which were pressed on 180 grams heavyweight vinyl.

There is also a promotional version of this album with a completely different artwork and the limited edition digipak bonus song as a hidden track. Released by Spinefarm on CD in cardsleeve.

Added by: Qtulhu Modified by: Evoken
Added on: 2006-12-03 10:44:18 Last modified on: 2014-06-10 14:37:16
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