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Alien

Strapping Young Lad

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 22nd, 2005
Catalog ID:
77627-2
Version desc.:
Europe
Label:
Century Media Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
14 reviews (avg. 85%)
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2. Skeksis 06:43   Show lyrics
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3. Shitstorm 04:22   Show lyrics
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4. Love? 04:54   Show lyrics
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5. Shine 05:13   Show lyrics
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6. We Ride 02:38   Show lyrics
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7. Possessions 04:13   Show lyrics
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8. Two Weeks 03:28   Show lyrics
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9. Thalamus 03:59   Show lyrics
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10. Zen 05:02   Show lyrics
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11. Info Dump 11:56   instrumental
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Band members
Devin Townsend Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Samples
Byron Stroud Bass
Gene Hoglan Drums
Jed Simon Guitars
Guest/Session
Magdalena Bulak Choir (female)
Shay Ward Choir (female)
Steph Reid Choir (female)
Michele Madden Choir (female)
Joanna Ussner Choir (female)
Shane Clark Choir (male)
Chris "The Heathen" Valagao Choir (male)
Rossy Living Choir (male)
Cam Krotche Choir (male)
Will Campagna Choir (male)
Ross Gale Choir (male)
Christ Stanley Choir (male)
Will Cochrane Choir (male)
Ash Manning Choir (male)
Ross Empson Choir (male)
Mike Quigley Choir (male)
Billy Marquardt Choir (male)
Jeff Cook Choir (male)
Deborah Rodrigo-Tyzio Choir (female)
Dave Young Keyboards
Dorian Glaude-Living Choir (child)
Damian Moore Choir (child)
Ethan Belcourt-Lowe Choir (child)
Jayden Gignac Choir (child)
Laurielynn Bridger Choir (female)
Marnie Mains Choir (female)
Ani Kyd Choir (female)
Tammy "Tamz" Theis Choir (female)
Miscellaneous staff
Shaun Thingvold Engineering
Devin Townsend Producer
Kristina Ardron Engineering, Editing
Byron Stroud Associate producer
Rob Stefanson Engineering (assistant)
Bryan Seely Engineering (assistant), Editing
Alan Wong Moon Engineering (assistant)
Alex Aligizakis Editing
Scott Cooke Editing
Dave Young Recording (Vocals)
Greg Reely Mastering
Omer "Impson" Cordell Photography
Travis Smith Artwork (consultant)
Pär Johansson Artwork
Devin Townsend Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Samples
Byron Stroud Bass
Gene Hoglan Drums
Jed Simon Guitars
Magdalena Bulak Choir (female)
Shay Ward Choir (female)
Steph Reid Choir (female)
Michele Madden Choir (female)
Joanna Ussner Choir (female)
Shane Clark Choir (male)
Chris "The Heathen" Valagao Choir (male)
Rossy Living Choir (male)
Cam Krotche Choir (male)
Will Campagna Choir (male)
Ross Gale Choir (male)
Christ Stanley Choir (male)
Will Cochrane Choir (male)
Ash Manning Choir (male)
Ross Empson Choir (male)
Mike Quigley Choir (male)
Billy Marquardt Choir (male)
Jeff Cook Choir (male)
Deborah Rodrigo-Tyzio Choir (female)
Dave Young Keyboards
Dorian Glaude-Living Choir (child)
Damian Moore Choir (child)
Ethan Belcourt-Lowe Choir (child)
Jayden Gignac Choir (child)
Laurielynn Bridger Choir (female)
Marnie Mains Choir (female)
Ani Kyd Choir (female)
Tammy "Tamz" Theis Choir (female)
Shaun Thingvold Engineering
Devin Townsend Producer
Kristina Ardron Engineering, Editing
Byron Stroud Associate producer
Rob Stefanson Engineering (assistant)
Bryan Seely Engineering (assistant), Editing
Alan Wong Moon Engineering (assistant)
Alex Aligizakis Editing
Scott Cooke Editing
Dave Young Recording (Vocals)
Greg Reely Mastering
Omer "Impson" Cordell Photography
Travis Smith Artwork (consultant)
Pär Johansson Artwork
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Read Not Monsterous, Not... 35% lord_ghengis March 21st, 2007
Read FUCK! 90% asmox March 7th, 2007
Read Strapping's pinnacle release 91% MikeyC January 9th, 2007
Read The Soundtrack To A Mental... 93% AngelofBreath June 9th, 2006
Read Holy crap 88% FishyMonkey October 16th, 2005
Read Accessible sound, but may... 79% TimFS May 27th, 2005
Read Ok, this absolutely fucking... 94% langstondrive May 13th, 2005
Read At last - An SYL album with... 95% EndlessTorment May 4th, 2005
Read Nothing special really. 65% queen_cyanide April 19th, 2005
Read This album will abduct your... 100% TheBigDizzle March 24th, 2005
Read For tonite, we ride!! 90% doomsoldier March 23rd, 2005

Proposed track #12, "Whats New, Pussycat?" a Tom Jones cover was taken off of the album at the last minute because the band thought it didn't fit with the flow of the album.

Recording information:

Recorded at Armory Studios (Vancouver, Canada), Greenhouse Studios (Vancouver, Canada) and The Dev Lab (Pitt Meadows, Canada). Mixed and mastered at Green Jacket Studios (Richmond, Canada).

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5 051099 762725
Label Code: LC 6975

Added by: mevyhetal Modified by: Dying_Hope
Added on: 2004-10-19 14:08:29 Last modified on: 2016-11-09 10:24:25