7-Rooms of Gloom by Four Tops


"7-Rooms of Gloom" is a song recorded by the vocal quartet Four Tops. It was released as a single in 1967 on the Motown label and reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was also a hit in the UK, their seventh, staying for nine weeks in the UK singles charts and reaching number 12 and in the Netherlands where it made number 23 in the Dutch Top 40.

Described as "throbbing with dread over a racing minor key dominated arrangement" it was written by Holland-Dozier-Holland. The single's b-side was "I'll Turn to Stone" also written by Holland-Dozier-Holland with R Dean Taylor.