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Generation Swine

Mötley Crüe

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 28th, 1997
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Elektra Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
2 reviews (avg. 61%)
1. Find Myself 02:51   Show lyrics
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2. Afraid 04:07   Show lyrics
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3. Flush 05:02   Show lyrics
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4. Generation Swine 04:39   Show lyrics
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5. Confessions 04:20   Show lyrics
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6. Beauty 03:47   Show lyrics
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7. Glitter 05:00   Show lyrics
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8. Anybody Out There? 01:50   Show lyrics
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9. Let Us Prey 04:22   Show lyrics
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10. Rocketship 02:04   Show lyrics
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11. A Rat Like Me 04:13   Show lyrics
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12. Shout at the Devil '97 03:42   Show lyrics
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13. Brandon 03:25   Show lyrics
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Band members
Vince Neil Vocals (lead)
Mick Mars Guitars
Nikki Sixx Bass, Vocals
Tommy Lee Drums, Vocals, Piano
Miscellaneous staff
Scott Humphrey Producer
James Cavalluzzo Re-mixing (track 12)
Vince Neil Vocals (lead)
Mick Mars Guitars
Nikki Sixx Bass, Vocals
Tommy Lee Drums, Vocals, Piano
Scott Humphrey Producer
James Cavalluzzo Re-mixing (track 12)
Read The supreme failure in... 26% Zorc May 26th, 2009
Read A new, mature Crue 95% JaniLeeSixx March 17th, 2003

Production for this album started in Vancouver with Bob Rock (who had produced the previous two Mötley Crüe albums). The band eventually fired Rock, and moved the recording to Los Angeles, first to Nikki's and then to Tommy's house. The two of them coproduced the album with Scott Humphrey, who was the Pro-Tools editor on their previous album.
Originally the album was to feature John Corabi on vocals, but about halfway through the Los Angeles sessions, Vince Neil returned as the lead singer.
According to the official Mötley Crüe autobiography, "The Dirt", Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and John Corabi all contributed guitar parts during the recording sessions, but it is unknown which of these ended up on the finished album.

"With every new song, I'd take the tape home and work up new parts until two in the morning. Then I'd come in the next day, play them, and the Great Invalidator [Scott Humphrey] would say, "Nope." Every sound I ever brought in on guitar was greeted with a chorus of, "No, no, no, no." The Great Invalidator was making me look bad to Tommy and Nikki, making it look like I wasn't bringing anything to the table. I wanted to remind them that I had named the band, that I had molded Nikki into a real songwriter, that I had purged its weak links, and that I had hand-picked its singer. But, like always, I kept my mouth shut."
-Mick Mars from The Dirt (a Crue bio)

The 1999 Mötley Records rerelease contains four bonus tracks: a remix of "Afraid" from one of the singles, unreleased songs "Wreck Me" and "Kiss the Sky", and a demo of "Rocketship". The 2003 Hip-O Records rerelease has the 1999 bonus tracks, plus demo versions of "Confessions" and "Afraid".

"Shout at the Devil '97" is a remake of the original, with the same lyrics and slightly different music. "Let Us Prey" is not a cover of the Judas Priest song of the same name.

Reissued by Eleven Seven Music on September 30th 2008 as the Crücial Crüe Edition remastered with the bonus tracks:
14. Afraid (Swine Mix / Jimbo Mix) (03:57)
15. Wreck Me (Unreleased Track) (04:19)
16. Kiss the Sky (Unreleased Track) (04:46)
17. Rocketship (Early Demo) (01:37)
18. Confessions (Demo - Tommy Vocal) (03:33)

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