- Personnel: AFI (background vocals); Davey Havok (vocals); Jade Puget (guitar); Adam Carson (drums); Dexter Holland (background vocals).
- Audio Mixer: Andy Ernst.
- Illustrator: Alan Forbes.
- Photographer: Gabe Morford.
- A.F.I. continue to grow musically on their fourth full-length album, Black Sails in the Sunset, which features a guest vocal from the Offspring's Dexter Holland. ~ Steve Huey
Spin (4/03, p.102) - "...BLACK SAILS launches the slicker, more melodic savvy AFI..." - Grade: B+
Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "This is the album that perfectly captures AFI in their transition from underground punk kids to ambitious musicians."