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|Studio album by|
|Released||May 22, 2001|
|Studio||Ocean (Burbank, California), Entourage (North Hollywood, California), Track Record (North Hollywood, California), Village Recorders (Los Angeles, California)|
|Genre||Pop punk, melodic hardcore|
|Length||52:02 (39:55 without silence and hidden track)|
|Fenix TX chronology|
Lechuza (Spanish "barn owl") is the second studio album by American pop punk band Fenix TX, released on May 22, 2001, by MCA and Drive-Thru Records. Between June and August, the group performed on the Warped Tour.
The first song, "Phoebe Cates", is a first-person tale of falling in lust with actress Phoebe Cates. It includes a bridge with the lines "Looking for a fast time / Watching out for bright lights / Send me off to private school / When I'm with you it's paradise", all of which are references to films starring Cates ( Fast Times at Ridgemont High , Bright Lights, Big City , Private School and Paradise , respectively).
On both the UK and the Japanese issue of the album, two bonus tracks are added — an updated rendition the Spanish Christmas song "Feliz Navidad" and the group's 2000 single "All My Fault" from Fenix TX . The hidden track "James' Song"is placed at the end of the second bonus track, thus shortening the length of track 11 on these issues to 5:34.
The album was included at number 33 on Rock Sound's "The 51 Most Essential Pop Punk Albums of All Time" list. The album has sold 600,000 copies to date.
All tracks written by Fenix TX.
Half Hour of Power is the debut extended play by Canadian rock band Sum 41. It was released on June 27, 2000 on Big Rig Records, a subsidiary of Island Records, and Aquarius Records (Canada). The cover features the band's then-drummer Steve Jocz aiming a Nerf gun up in the air and standing in front of an explosion in the background. Though officially an EP, Half Hour of Power may also be considered the band's debut studio album. Most of the songs featured on the EP were included as bonus tracks on Sum 41's actual debut studio album All Killer No Filler, which featured a re-recorded version of Half Hour of Power's sixth track "Summer". This is the second of three times that this song was featured on a Sum 41 album. It first appeared on their 1998 demo tape. The group originally planned to include different versions of the song on each of their albums as a joke, but scrapped the idea after All Killer No Filler, as they felt that it would annoy their fanbase.
Mest is the fourth studio album by the pop punk band Mest. It was released in 2003 on Maverick Records. From June to August 2003, the group went on the 2003 edition of Warped Tour. "Jaded " was released to radio on July 1, 2003. The album peaked at #64 on the Billboard 200.
New Found Glory is the second studio album and major label debut by the American rock band of the same name. It was produced and mixed by Neal Avron and released on September 26, 2000, through Drive-Thru and MCA Records. Featuring a new recording of the band's breakthrough single "Hit or Miss", the album was later certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) with shipments of 500,000 units.
Drunk Enough to Dance is the fourth studio album and second major label album by American rock band Bowling for Soup. It was recorded from 2001 to 2002 at Tree Sound Studios and Sonica Recording in Atlanta and Big Time Audio in Dallas.
Fenix TX is an American pop punk band. The band originally formed as Riverfenix in 1995 in Houston, Texas. They released an EP, G.B.O.H., and an album, Riverfenix, on independent record labels, before having to change their name due to a cease and desist order from the estate of actor River Phoenix. Following the change of name, they signed with major label MCA Records in 1999. On MCA, they released two further albums, 1999's Fenix TX and 2001's Lechuza, which collectively sold over 600,000 units, prior to breaking up in 2002 over creative differences.
Hello Rockview is the third studio album by ska punk band Less Than Jake, released on October 6, 1998. Produced by Howard Benson, it is the band's second and final album on Capitol Records, and recorded at Mirror Image Studios in Gainesville, Florida. The album is the first to feature trombonist Pete Anna, who joined the band during its recording. The album is dedicated in memory of Niki Wood.
Before the Blackout is Allister's third studio album.
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Purple Reign in Blood is the third album released by the pop punk band Fenix TX. The album is a live recording and it marks their first performance together in almost four years.
Riverfenix is the first full-length album by Riverfenix, released on December 16, 1997 on Drive-Thru Records. Most of the album's songs were re-recorded for Fenix TX, when Riverfenix was forced to change their name. This album has since been out of print and is a treasured collector's item among fans as "Skinhead Jessie", "Jaw" and the untitled tracks are not featured on the Fenix TX version release. "Apple Pie Cowboy Toothpaste" and "Jolly Green Dumbass" also featured short intros while "Rooster Song" had a slightly different sound and featured a small message within the silence leading into the second untitled track.
Big Daddy is the tenth studio album by American singer-songwriter John Mellencamp, released in 1989 by Mercury Records. It was his last album to be released under the name John Cougar Mellencamp, a combination of his real name and his original stage name of Johnny Cougar. The album peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200 and contained the singles "Pop Singer" and "Jackie Brown", which peaked at No. 15 and 48, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100. A re-mastered version of the album was released on May 24, 2005, and contains a bonus acoustic version of "Jackie Brown". Like The Lonesome Jubilee, Big Daddy is folk-inspired as violins and fiddles are significantly utilized on a number of tracks. The album's lyrics largely take a serious tone and the album as a whole is regarded by some as Mellencamp's most reflective.
I Hear a Symphony is the eighth studio album released by American girl group the Supremes on the Motown label in 1966.
Teenage Graffiti is the second studio album by the American rock band The Pink Spiders, released on August 1, 2006. It is the band's major label debut.
"Feliz Navidad" is a Christmas song written in 1970 by Puerto Rican singer-songwriter José Feliciano. With its simple, heartfelt lyrics—the traditional Spanish Christmas/New Year greeting "Feliz Navidad, próspero año y felicidad" followed by "I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart"—it has become a Christmas classic and has gained popularity around the world.
Christmas Song is Mannheim Steamroller's eighth Christmas album overall and the group's fifth Christmas studio album. It was released in 2007 on CD by American Gramaphone, and features twelve Christmas songs. It is notable that Steamroller co-founder Jackson Berkey doesn't appear on the album.
Hits is a compilation album by American pop-punk band New Found Glory, released on March 18, 2008 on Geffen Records.
Damon DeLaPaz is an American drummer, guitarist, and songwriter. He was a founding member of the punk rock groups Fenix TX, 30footFALL, Demasiado, and Sing The Body Electric. He has also recorded an instrumental solo project called Sci-Fi/Horror. DeLaPaz has recorded, performed and toured with a variety of different bands and also toured as a fill in drummer for Blink-182, The Vandals, Good Charlotte, Pulley, Home Grown, Ape Machine, Trash Talk (band), and The Last Internationale.
James Love is a Canadian guitarist from British Columbia. From 2010 to 2016, he was a member of the Canadian new wave/synthpop band Men Without Hats.
Tickets to My Downfall is the fifth studio album by American musician Machine Gun Kelly. A departure from his established rap sound, the album is a more guitar-driven pop-punk album. It was released through Bad Boy Records and Interscope Records on September 25, 2020. The album was a commercial success, debuting atop the US Billboard 200, and was met with positive reviews from critics. It was his first number one and first platinum album
CRE.EP is the second EP released by American band Fenix TX. It is their first EP released since changing the band's name to Fenix TX. It is the band's first studio release of since their album Lechuza. CRE.EP is the band's first release without longtime member Damon DeLaPaz. The first track, "Spooky Action at a Distance", first appeared on the soundtrack of MLB 13: The Show.