|Studio album by|
|Released||21 August 2001|
|Studio||Mad Dog Studios, Burbank, California|
|The Damned chronology|
|Singles from Grave Disorder|
Grave Disorder is an album from the punk rock band The Damned, released in August 2001. It was their first release since signing to Nitro Records.
The album is musically similar to Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible's previous Damned collaboration, Strawberries . It uses a combination of modern sampling and looping ("Absinthe"), gothic rock ("Thrill Kill"), punk rock ("Neverland", "Obscene" and "Amen"), deep gothic piano pieces ("Beauty of the Beast" and "The End of Time"), and more traditional pop songs. The song "Lookin' for Action" appeared on the Warped Tour 2002 Tour Compilation.
Songs like "W" (about the 2000 election and George W. Bush) have a sound very reminiscent of Britpop (such as the sound they exhibited on Strawberries). "song.com" offers a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the Internet, while "Democracy?" offers a rebuke of what they see as the futility of democracy and political revolution.
Songwriting credits adapted from the album's liner notes.
Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies. They were the first punk rock band from the United Kingdom to release a single, "New Rose" (1976), release an album, Damned Damned Damned (1977), and tour the United States. They have nine singles that charted on the UK Singles Chart Top 40.
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Not of This Earth is the eighth studio album by The Damned. It is often called I'm Alright Jack & The Beanstalk.
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Black Is the Night: The Definitive Anthology is a 2-CD, career-spanning compilation album by the British rock band the Damned, released on 1 November 2019. It collects tracks from most of the band's studio albums between 1977 and 2018, as well as selected non-album singles and B-sides. It also includes the new track "Black Is the Night". Of the band's eleven studio albums to date, Not of This Earth (1995) and So, Who's Paranoid? (2008) are not represented on the anthology. All tracks were chosen by the band themselves, and sequenced thematically instead of chronologically.
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