|Day of Mourning|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 22, 2009|
|Despised Icon chronology|
Day of Mourning is the fourth studio album by Canadian deathcore band Despised Icon. It was released September 22, 2009 through Century Media Records. The album is featured in four different editions, including; the standard, the United States exclusive Hot Topic edition, the Europe Exclusive LTD digipak edition, the iTunes edition and the Japanese edition.
Day of Mourning was recorded during early 2009 at Projecson Recording Studio and was produced by their former guitarist, Yannick, St-Amand and was mixed by Andreas Magnusson and mastered by Alan Douches. The album marks the first Despised Icon release to feature guitarist Ben Landreville and bassist Max Lavelle in the band.
The song "MVP" was released as the album's first single on July 17, 2009. The title track was released as the album's second single and had a music video produced for it which was directed by Montreal hip hop video production company, Kartel Films. The song "Day of Mourning" is also featured as downloadable content for the Rock Band video games via the Rock Band Network.
|1.||"Les Temps Changent"||Erian||Jarrin, Erian||3:29|
|2.||"Day of Mourning"||Erian||Jarrin, Erian||3:03|
|3.||"MVP"||Erian, Marois, McCoughey, McCoughry||Jarrin, Pelletier||3:25|
|4.||"All for Nothing"||Marois||Landreville, Lavelle||3:15|
|6.||"Made of Glass"||Erian||Jarrin, Erian||3:18|
|7.||"Black Lungs"||Erian||Jarrin, Erian||3:02|
|8.||"Diva of Disgust"||Marois||Jarrin, Erian||3:26|
|9.||"Entre le Bien et le Mal"||Erian||Jarrin, Erian||3:58|
|11.||"Five One Four"||3:01|
Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.
- Despised Icon
- Alex Erian – vocals
- Steve Marois – vocals
- Eric Jarrin – guitar
- Ben Landreville – guitar, gang vocals
- Max Lavelle – bass guitar
- Alex Pelletier – drums
- Additional musicians
- Kevin McCoughey (Ion Dissonance) – gang vocals
- Gabriel McCoughry (ex-Ion Dissonance) – gang vocals
- Elliot Desgagné (Beneath the Massacre) – gang vocals
- Ghyslain Fredet – gang vocals
- Sebastien Painchaud (ex-Ion Dissonance) – gang vocals
- Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy) – gang vocals
- Yannick St-Amand – production, engineering
- Chris Donaldson – recording (gang vocals only)
- Eric Jarrin – recording (guitar solos only)
- Andreas Magnusson – mixing
- Alan Douches – mastering
- Artwork and design
- Felix Rancourt – artwork, layout
- Northern Studio, QC, Canada – production, engineering
- Garage Studio, QC, Canada – recording (gang vocals only)
- Eric Jarrin's place, QC, Canada – recording (guitar solos only)
- Planet Red Studio, VA, USA – mixing
- West West Side Music, NJ, USA – mastering
|US Billboard 200||162|
|US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)||6|
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