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Release date: 6 June 2000
Style: Stoner metal, Stoner rock


8.2 | 149 votes


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01. Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
02. The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
03. Leg Of Lamb
04. Auto Pilot
05. Better Living Through Chemistry
06. Monsters In The Parasol
07. Quick And To The Pointless
08. In The Fade
09. Tension Head [Mondo Generator cover]
10. Lightning Song
11. I Think I Lost My Headache
12. Ode To Clarissa [bonus]

Lyrics (12)

Josh Homme - vocals, guitars
Nick Oliveri - bass, vocals
David Catching - guitars, keyboards
Gene Trautmann - drums ("Summer" + "Parasol" + "Pointless" + "Tension")
Nick Lucero - drums, percussion (tracks 2-5 + "Fade" + "Headache")

Guest musicians
Mark Lanegan - vocals
Chris Goss - bass, keyboards, vocals, percussion
Barrett Martin - percussion, vibes
Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford - backing vocals (track 1)
Pete Stahl - backing vocals (track 2)
Mike Johnson - backing vocals (track 3)
Nick Eldorado - backing vocals (tracks 1, 7)
Wendy Rae Fowler - backing vocals (tracks 1, 7)
Scott Mayo - horns ("Headache"), baritone sax (track 2)
Fernando Pullum - horns ("Headache"), flugal horn (track 7)
Reggie Young - horns ("Headache")

Additional info
The UK-only special edition of the album included a bonus disc, entitled Rated U, which was also separately issued as the "Feel Good Hit of the Summer" single. Along with "...Summer" and its video, it featured three newly recorded songs

Most European editions separate "In the Fade" and the laughing "Feel Good Hit of the Summer" reprise into two tracks, 3:51 and 0:34 in length (the American issue has them together as track 8). The track listing on the back cover remains the same as on the regular edition, which means that it does not match the actual track numbers from that point on

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musicalkaratekid - 22.02.2012 at 17:36  
Rating: 9 The album that got me into the band, and interestingly one that holds some of the band's widely reknowned classics: A song that bears nothing but the names of drugs being chanted over and over again ('Feel good hit of the summer'), Brief forays into the disturbing and the sick ('Quick and to the pointless') and some truly mind-bending Chart-stormers ('The Lost art of keeping a secret'). I believe it was here, on this album, that the band reached their peak.
Alex F - 07.10.2012 at 00:41  
Rating: 8 Lyrics to "feel good hit of the summer" equal deepest shit ever
Illog1cal - 23.12.2012 at 01:00  
Written by Alex F on 07.10.2012 at 00:41

Lyrics to "feel good hit of the summer" equal deepest shit ever

The lyrics to that song describe what it took to write this album and what an awesome album it is. Their best.
Marcel Hubregtse - 28.01.2013 at 19:26  
Written by Guest on 28.01.2013 at 18:04

What the hell is wrong with this site? Rated R 8.2 seriously? I'm out of here.

because it is rated between very good and excellent and not perfect?

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