Disconnection Notice

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Disconnection Notice
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 15, 2005
Recorded2004
Genre Pop rock, pop punk, ska, alternative rock,
Length36:50
Label Maverick
Producer John Feldmann
Goldfinger chronology
Open Your Eyes
(2002)
Disconnection Notice
(2005)
Hello Destiny...
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
IGN 4.5/10 [2]
PopMatters (4/10) [3]
Rolling Stone Star full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [4]

Disconnection Notice is the fifth official album by Goldfinger. This was the last album to feature former Ünloco guitarist, Brian Arthur, since he left the band after the release. Original guitarist, Charlie Paulson, returned to the band after his departure.

Contents

Release

In November 2004, Disconnection Notice was announced for release in February the following year. In addition, "My Everything" was posted on the group's website. [5] "Wasted" was released to radio on January 25, 2005. [6] In February and March, the group embarked on a US tour with the Start and City Sleeps. Disconnection Notice was made available for streaming on February 11, [7] before being released on February 15. [5] "Stalker" was released to radio on May 17. [6]

Track listing

All songs are written by John Feldmann, except for "Wasted" and "Ocean Size" by John Feldmann and Benji Madden.

No.TitleLength
1."My Everything" (Featuring Ely Dye of City Sleeps)2:38
2."Wasted" (Featuring Quinn Allman of The Used on guitar)3:09
3."Ocean Size" (Featuring Bert McCracken of The Used)2:54
4."Uncomfortable"2:37
5."Too Many Nights"3:08
6."Damaged"2:56
7."Behind the Mask" (Featuring Dan Marsala of Story of the Year)2:58
8."I Want" (Featuring Philip Sneed of Story of the Year)2:21
9."Iron Fist"2:54
10."Walk Away"3:38
11."Faith"2:19
12."Stalker"2:46
Japanese bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
13."Time"3:41
14."Find A Way"2:44
15."Get By"3:11

Personnel

Notes

Track No. 1, "My Everything", was featured on the soundtrack of the video game SSX on Tour .
Track No. 8, "I Want", was featured on the soundtrack of the video games Burnout Revenge and Burnout Legends .
Track No. 7, "Behind The Mask" was originally called "FBI" (On Advance CD) but was renamed for the final retail release.
Track No. 9, "Iron Fist", was written due to the raid that took place on Feldmann's house. [8]

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