Dogwood (album)

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Genre Punk rock
Label Self-released
Producer Dogwood
Dogwood chronology
Through Thick and Thin
More Than Conquerors

Dogwood is the third full-length album by San Diego punk band Dogwood. It was self-recorded and self-released in 1998 and mainly sold by the band at shows or found at the local San Diego music stores Music Trader or Lou's records. The song Preschool days was rerecorded for this release at the suggestion of Warner Bros. records who were courting the band at the time. The tracks Never Die and Suffer were removed from the future rerelease This Is Not A New Album at the request of Tooth & Nail Records.

San Diego City in California, United States

San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,425,976 as of July 1, 2018, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. The city is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center.

Punk rock is a rock music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Rooted in 1960s garage rock and other forms of what is now known as "proto-punk" music, punk rock bands rejected perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. They typically produced short, fast-paced songs with hard-edged melodies and singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DIY ethic; many bands self-produce recordings and distribute them through independent record labels.

Dogwood is a punk rock band from Escondido, California founded in 1993. Their music has been compared to that of The Offspring, and they list Bad Religion, NOFX and Lagwagon as musical influences.

Track listing

  1. Firehead
  2. Never Die
  3. Belligerent Love
  4. Steinslinger
  5. Old Friends
  6. Preschool Days
  7. Suffer
  8. The Rise & Fall of Belinda & Ivan
  9. We Have No Talent
  10. What I Should Have Said
  11. Abandoned
  12. Redefine Defiance
  13. Progression

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