Hide from the Sun

Hide from the Sun
Studio album by
Released12 September 2005
Recorded2005 in Stockholm, Sweden
GenreAlternative rock, alternative metal
LabelPlayground Music Scandinavia
ProducerMartin Hansen, Mikael Nord
The Rasmus chronology
Dead Letters
Hide from the Sun
Black Roses
Singles from Hide from the Sun
  1. "Sail Away"
    Released: 25 October 2005
  2. "No Fear"
    Released: 10 December 2005
  3. "Shot"
    Released: 30 March 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Kerrang! 2/5 stars
Melodic3.5/5 stars [1]

Hide from the Sun is the sixth studio album by the Finnish rock band The Rasmus. It was originally released in mainland Europe, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Japan on 12 September 2005. It was later released in the United States on 10 October 2006, and featured a selection of B-side remixes and special edition bonus tracks. The US edition also included the previously unseen video for "Immortal". The name "Hide from the Sun" is a quotation from the song "Dead Promises". The album cover was painted by guitarist Pauli Rantasalmi.

It received Platinum status in Finland[2] and sold more than 15,000 in the UK and 20,000 in the US.[3] Overall the album has sold over 500,000 copies worldwide.[4]


  • The first single, named "No Fear" was released on 5 September 2005.
  • The second single, "Sail Away", was released on 14 November 2005.
  • The third single from the album was "Shot". Due to declining sales of their previous singles in the country, the song was only available as a download in the UK. It was released on April 24, 2006.

All singles (except for "Shot") are also available as maxi singles, with different track listings and covers. The maxi singles features the PC-software "The Rasmus Player" with photos and videos.

A video has also been made for "Immortal", but the song wasn't released as a single.

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български: Hide from the Sun
português: Hide from the Sun
русский: Hide from the Sun
slovenčina: Hide from the Sun