|To Those Left Behind|
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|Released||September 18, 2015|
|Singles from To Those Left Behind|
To Those Left Behind is the fifth studio album by American metalcore band Blessthefall. The album was released on September 18, 2015, through Fearless Records and was produced by Joey Sturgis. It is their last album to be released on this label before the band signed to Rise Records in 2018. The first single, "Up in Flames" was released on July 9, 2015, while the band was on Vans Warped Tour 2015.
The band announced in April that they had entered the studio to work with Joey Sturgis for their fifth album.In June, while on Warped Tour 2015, they gave a September 18 release date through Fearless Records. Of the album, frontman Beau Bokan said, "As a band we are constantly trying to outdo ourselves and take a step forward with each record. With this new album we've taken a giant fucking leap forward and are at our absolute best as musicians and song writers. We're looking forward to seeing where this album will take us." It was announced that if you buy the album from the Merchnow site you will receive a bonus track of the acoustic version of "Condition // Comatose" along with the album.
The album has been met with positive reviews. Critics gave praise for the album's technical aspects, but noted how the album was predictable and nothing new. In a review for Alternative Press Tyler Davidson writes, "...blessthefall know exactly how to double down on each of those elements, crystallizing the dichotomy in a way that simultaneously serves the genre while still feeling new enough to make a lasting impression."In a more mixed review, Taylor Weston for HM Magazine wrote, "Kudos to them for making sure this latest release didn't enter into the rut of metalcore. It's not a life-changing release, but it's a steady progression of bettering their work that has them around more than a decade after they started." A more favorable review from Outburn , Nathaniel Lay stated, "This is a prime example of metalcore".
The album was included at number 39 on Rock Sound's top 50 releases of 2015 list.
|2.||"Walk on Water"||3:54|
|4.||"Up in Flames"||3:31|
|5.||"Against the Waves"||3:39|
|6.||"Looking Down from the Edge"||3:59|
|7.||"Keep What We Love & Burn the Rest"||2:51|
|8.||"Condition // Comatose"||3:45|
|10.||"To Those Left Behind"||4:18|
|12.||"Condition // Comatose" (acoustic version)||3:44|
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|Year||Peak chart positions|
| US || US|
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