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Black Gives Way to Blue

Alice in Chains

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 29th, 2009
Catalog ID:
509999 67159 25
Label:
Virgin Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
14 reviews (avg. 93%)
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2. Check My Brain 03:57   Show lyrics
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3. Last of My Kind 05:52   Show lyrics
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4. Your Decision 04:43   Show lyrics
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5. A Looking in View 07:05   Show lyrics
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6. When the Sun Rose Again 04:00   Show lyrics
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7. Acid Bubble 06:55   Show lyrics
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8. Lesson Learned 04:16   Show lyrics
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9. Take Her Out 03:59   Show lyrics
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10. Private Hell 05:38   Show lyrics
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11. Black Gives Way to Blue 03:03   Show lyrics
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Band members
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals
William DuVall Guitars, Vocals
Mike Inez Bass
Sean Kinney Drums
Guest/Session
Stevie Black Strings
Chris Armstrong Tablas
Lisa Coleman Vibraphone
Elton John Piano on "Black Gives Way to Blue"
Miscellaneous staff
Nick Raskulinecz Producer
Ted Jensen Mastering
Matt Taylor Cover art, Art direction, Design
James Minchen III Photography
Rocky Schenck Photography
Randy Staub Mixing
Kevin Mills Engineering (assistant)
Martin Cook Engineering (assistant)
John Lousteau Engineering (assistant)
Paul Fig Recording
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals
William DuVall Guitars, Vocals
Mike Inez Bass
Sean Kinney Drums
Stevie Black Strings
Chris Armstrong Tablas
Lisa Coleman Vibraphone
Elton John Piano on "Black Gives Way to Blue"
Nick Raskulinecz Producer
Ted Jensen Mastering
Matt Taylor Cover art, Art direction, Design
James Minchen III Photography
Rocky Schenck Photography
Randy Staub Mixing
Kevin Mills Engineering (assistant)
Martin Cook Engineering (assistant)
John Lousteau Engineering (assistant)
Paul Fig Recording
Read The sound of a band taking... 90% ViciousFriendlyFish December 12th, 2013
Read Greatest Comeback Ever 95% beardovdoom November 25th, 2013
Read Downright Brooding 98% doomster999 October 24th, 2012
Read Very Nicely Done. 80% B76484 October 11th, 2011
Read Core Alice In Chains fan... 92% JamesIII November 7th, 2010
Read Alice Reborn 93% Twisted_Psychology June 13th, 2010
Read At long last... 95% Daemonium_CC December 4th, 2009
Read The true return of doom and... 100% Sigillum_Dei_Ameth October 6th, 2009
Read Black Gives Way to perfection 100% serial_killer_miller October 1st, 2009
Read The Legendary Band Returns... 95% CyclicChaos8 October 1st, 2009
Read Warning: Shameless comeback... 91% hells_unicorn September 30th, 2009
Read Worthy of AiC moniker 93% Bloodstone September 30th, 2009
Read Every bit as awesome as I'd... 95% MercyfulSatyr September 29th, 2009
Read “Hiding In The Darkest... 91% OzzyApu September 29th, 2009

This is the first Alice in Chains studio album in 14 years, since the release of the self-titled (aka "Tripod") album, and its first release featuring William DuVall on guitar and vocals.

iTunes bonus tracks:
- Your Decision (Live)
- Black Gives Way To Blue (Elton John Piano Mix)

Bonus track for Japan:
12. Down in a Hole (Live)

Videos for "A Looking in View", "Check My Brain", "Your Decision", "Lesson Learned" and "Acid Bubble" were made to promote this album.

Recording information:

Recorded between October 23, 2008 and March 18, 2009 at Studio 606 in Northridge, California.

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