Hopes and Fears

UK Artwork

Design by Madefire & Alex Lake. Photography by Alex Lake

Hopes And Fears (UK)

  1. Somewhere Only We Know
  2. Bend And Break
  3. We Might As Well Be Strangers
  4. Everybody's Changing
  5. Your Eyes Open
  6. She Has No Time
  7. Can't Stop Now
  8. Sunshine
  9. This Is The Last Time
  10. On A Day Like Today
  11. Untitled 1
  12. Bedshaped

Hopes And Fears (12")

A1) Somewhere Only We Know
A2) Bend And Break
A3) We Might As Well Be Strangers
A4) Everybody's Changing
A5) Your Eyes Open
A6) She Has No Time
B1) Can't Stop Now
B2) Sunshine
B3) This Is The Last Time
B4) On A Day Like Today
B5) Untitled 1
B6) Bedshaped

Hopes And Fears (International)

  1. Somewhere Only We Know
  2. This Is The Last Time
  3. Bend And Break
  4. We Might As Well Be Strangers
  5. Everybody's Changing
  6. Your Eyes Open
  7. She Has No Time
  8. Can't Stop Now
  9. Sunshine
  10. Untitled 1
  11. Bedshaped

Hopes And Fears (Japan)

  1. Somewhere Only We Know
  2. Bend And Break
  3. We Might As Well Be Strangers
  4. Everybody's Changing
  5. Your Eyes Open
  6. She Has No Time
  7. Can't Stop Now
  8. Sunshine
  9. This Is The Last Time
  10. On A Day Like Today
  11. Untitled 1
  12. Bedshaped
  13. Snowed Under
  14. Allemande

Hopes And Fears (Bonus DVD)

Addition in some Japanese editions. Was originally a Korean promo - I think!
Live tracks from Villiars Theatre, London, February 5th 2004
  1. Keane 30second TV ad (no voiceover) - Somewhere Only We Know and Everybody's Changing
  2. Everybody's Changing video
  3. Somewhere Only We Know (Live)
  4. She Has No Time (Live)
  5. This Is The Last Time (Live)
  6. We Might As Well Be Strangers (Live)
  7. Everybody's Changing (Live)
  8. Bedshaped (Live)
  9. Somewhere Only We Know video

Hopes And Fears (Portuguese Bonus CD)

Additions to Portuguese edition. Released 25th July 2005
Live tracks are acoustic from RFM Radio session, Lisbon, Portugal, March 10th 2005
  1. This Is The Last Time (Live)
  2. Everybody's Changing (Live)
  3. Somewhere Only We Know (Live)
  4. Bedshaped (Live)

Hopes And Fears (German Bonus CD)

Additions in some German editions. Released 8th November 2004
Live tracks are acoustic from N-Joy Radio Live Lounge, Hamburg, Germany, August 9th 2004
  1. Can't Stop Now (Live)
  2. Everybody's Changing (Live)
  3. This Is The Last Time (Live)
  4. We Might As Well Be Strangers (Live)
  5. Something In Me Was Dying

Hopes And Fears (International with bonus DVD)

  1. Somewhere Only We Know
  2. This Is The Last Time
  3. Bend And Break
  4. We Might As Well Be Strangers
  5. Everybody's Changing
  6. Your Eyes Open
  7. She Has No Time
  8. Can't Stop Now
  9. Sunshine
  10. Untitled 1
  11. Bedshaped
  12. Snowed Under
  13. We Might As Well Be Strangers (DJ Shadow Remix)

Bonus DVD

TabsTabs VideoVideos Chart of UK 2004 positionsChart of UK 2004 positions Chart of singles positionsChart of singles positions
Catalogue numberCID8145/9866573 (CD) / ILS8145/9866686 (Vinyl)
Release dateWorldwide release. 10th May 2004 (worldwide - 25th May, Japan - 28th June)
Highest chart position1 (UK), 45 (USA)
Following chart positionsUK: 2nd week: #1; 3rd week: #2; 4th week: #1; 5th week: #2; 6th week: #1; 7th week: #3; 8th week: #4; 9th week: #5; 10th week: #5; 11th week: #3; 12th week: #4; 13th week: #5; 14th week: #3; 15th week: #2; 16th week: #3; 17th week: #3; 18th week: #3; 19th week: #6; 20th week: #6; 21st week: #9; 22nd week: #7; 23rd week: #13; 24th week: #15; 25th week: #16; 26th week: #21; 27th week: #20; 28th week: #9; 29th week: #10; 30th week: #12; 31st week: #10; 32nd week: #8; 33rd week: #9; 34th week: #11; 35th week: #6; 36th week: #7: 37th week: #6; 38th week: #5; 39th week: #8; 40th week: #1; 41st week: #2; 42nd week: #3; 43rd week: #6; 44th week: #7; 45th week: #11; 46th week: #17; 47th week: #19; 48th week: #21; 49th week: #23; 50th week: #21; 51st week: #23; 52nd week: #31; 53rd week: #27; 54th week: #21; 55th week: #17; 56th week: #16; 57th week: #14; 58th week: #25; 59th week: #21; 60th week: #11; 61th week: #5; 62th week: #12; 63rd week: #9; 64th week: #10; 65th week: #16; 66th week: #16; 67th week: #26; 68th week: #36; 69th week: #43; 70th week: #49; 71st week: #57; 72nd week: #75; 73rd week to present - outside top 75 (if anyone has precise details, please contact me - your anonymity is guaranteed))

USA: It entered the charts on 12th June at 189, and then reappeared on 21st August, charting at 185, 157, 126, 106, 112, 85, 79, 72, 53, 80, 78, 86, 85, 80, 92, 89, 122, 164, 158, 149, 117, 81, 64.

Approximate valueAround £10.99 for the UK version.
Where to buy online
Numbers printedThere were initially 2500 numbered vinyls printed; 1000 of these intended for export, leaving 1500 in the UK. However, I was told that as of 30th June 2004, they'd 'manufactured 3164 units so far, of which 1069 were for export'.
Copies sold
  • UK - As of 11th October 2005, Hopes and Fears had shipped around 2,500,000 copies in the UK alone, making it the 16th best selling album of the millennium.
    Apparently, in the UK the album sold 155,373 copies in its first week of release, over 80,000 copies in its 2nd week, 73,830 copies in its 3rd week, 58,732 copies in its 4th week, over 46,000 copies in its 5th week, and over 47,000 copies in its 6th week in the charts. In the week the Brits winner were announced (week commencing 7th February 2005) Keane sold 75,039 copies of Hopes and Fears sending them back to number 1.
    It broke the million sales barrier on Sunday 17th October having sold more than 1,002,000 copies in the UK.
    Hopes and Fears was the 2nd best selling album of 2004 in the UK with 1,593,677 copies - it was overtaken by Scissor Sisters on the last day of the year, selling just 582 more copies. Source
    As of 1st July 2005, Hopes and Fears had sold 2,136,677 copies in the UK alone. As of 28th November it was the 8th best selling album of 2005 (727,500). As of week ending 18th June 2006, it had sold 2,441,600 copies. This means album has now gone eight-times platinum in the UK.
  • Europe - As of 12th August 2006, it was three times platinum in Europe (over 3,000,000). In December 2004, it went double platinum in Europe - meaning it'd sold over 2,000,000 copies. At the same time, the album went Gold (100,000) in France. In July 2005, Hopes and Fears was certified Gold (100,000) in Germany, and Platinum (100,000) in Spain.
  • USA - By the end of 2005, it had sold a total of 834,687 in the States.
    In 2004, Hopes and Fears sold had sold 387,014 copies in the US. As of May 9th 2005, it had sold 656,000 copies in the US. In 2005, Hopes and Fears sold a total of 447,573 copies in the USA, making it the 131st best selling album of the year.

This means they've now sold over 6 million copies of Hopes and Fears worldwide. Congratulations Keane!

NotesThe UK edition is marked as 'Special Edition' - this is because it features the track "On A Day Like Today". Information post cards were included with both formats.

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