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

Hope
Swallow the Sun - Hope.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 7, 2007
Recorded11 September-8 October 2006
GenreDeath-doom, melodic death metal
Length63:37
LabelSpinefarm
Swallow the Sun chronology
Ghosts of Loss
(2005)
Hope
(2007)
Plague of Butterflies
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Terrorizer8/10 stars (Nov 2008)

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

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.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
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
Total length:57:43
Limited Edition Bonus Track
No.TitleNoteLength
9."These Low Lands"Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus, Cover 5:54
Total length:63:37

CreditsEdit

Chart positionsEdit

Year Chart Peak
2007 Finnish Top 40 Album Chart 3

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