It was released on 23 October 2001 through Music for Nations and was the band's final album before breaking up in 2002. In 2010, Godflesh reformed and in 2014 released their comeback album A World Lit Only by Fire.
Hymns is Godflesh's sixth studio album. It was released on 23 October 2001, on Music for Nations and was their final album before breaking up in 2002. The album marks the debut of drummer Ted Parsons, and is the second Godflesh album (after Songs of Love and Hate) with a drummer recorded live in the studio. It was also the band's first album to be recorded in a professional studio. Parsons later revealed that the band recorded in a professional studio due to label pressure, and described. the decision as "a mistake"
Recorded & mixed at Foel Studio,Wales,U. Parsons later revealed that the band recorded in a professional studio due to label pressure, and described the decision as "a mistake".
Performer: Godflesh Album: Hymns Label: Koch Records. Performer: Godflesh Album: Hymns Label: Koch Records.
|1-2||Deaf, Dumb & Blind||4:24|
Synthesizer [Moog], Electronics [Shortwave] – D Dalton*
|2-1||Voidhead (Demo 2012 Mix)||4:51|
|2-2||Vampires (Demo 2012 Mix)||6:10|
|2-3||Deaf, Dumb & Blind (Demo 2012 Remaster)||4:37|
|2-4||Anthem (Demo 2012 Remaster)||5:21|
|2-5||Paralyzed (Demo 2012 Remaster)||5:10|
|2-6||For Life (Demo 2012 Remaster)||5:11|
|2-7||If I Could Only Be What You Want (2012 Remaster)||5:04|
|CDMFN271||Godflesh||Hymns (CD, Album)||Music For Nations||CDMFN271||UK||2001|
|88697066352||Godflesh||Hymns (CD, Album, RE)||Music For Nations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment||88697066352||UK||2007|
|MASS 0881||Godflesh||Hymns (Cass, Album)||Metal Mind Records||MASS 0881||Poland||2001|
|TE254-1||Godflesh||Hymns (2xLP, Album, Ltd, RM, Ora)||The End Records||TE254-1||US||2013|
|MOVLP732||Godflesh||Hymns (2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RM, Mar)||Music On Vinyl||MOVLP732||Netherlands||2013|