Never Apologise Never Explain


Never Apologise Never Explain
Never Apologise Never Explain
Studio album by Therapy?
Released 27 September 2004
Recorded June 2004 at Parkgate Studios, Hastings, England
Genre Alternative metal, post-punk, noise rock
Length 39:48
Label Spitfire Records
Producer Pete Bartlett
Therapy? chronology
High Anxiety
(2003)
Never Apologise Never Explain
(2004)
One Cure Fits All
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]


Never Apologise Never Explain was the eight full-length album by the band Therapy?,[2] and the second to be released on Spitfire Records. It was released on September 27, 2004. The album was recorded in June 2004 at Parkgate Studios, Hastings.

"Never Apologise Never Explain" marked a return to the claustrophobic sound of the bands’ early releases.[3][4] It failed to chart in the Top 200 of the UK Albums Chart.[5] The album was not released in North America.

The album was released on CD only. A limited edition CDROM of the album contains two live videos ("Teethgrinder" & "Who Knows") from the Scopophobia DVD.

Polish label Metal Mind Productions re-released the album on November 2, 2009. The album was remastered using 24-Bit technology, limited to 1000 copies, on a gold disk digipak CD.[6]

Track listing

All songs written by Therapy?

  1. "Rise Up (Make Yourself Well)" – 2:49
  2. "Die Like a Motherfucker" – 2:42
  3. "Perish the Thought" – 3:41
  4. "Here Be Monsters" – 2:45
  5. "So-Called Life" – 3:10
  6. "Panic" – 2:03
  7. "Polar Bear" – 3:40
  8. "Rock You Monkeys" – 3:06
  9. "Dead" – 2:37
  10. "Long Distance" – 3:32
  11. "This Ship Is Sinking" – 3:18
  12. "Save the Sermon" – 3:03
  13. "Last One to Heaven's a Loser" – 3:22

Personnel

  • Andy Cairns - Vocals, Guitar
  • Neil Cooper - Drums
  • Michael McKeegan - Bass
  • Pete Bartlett - Producer/Mixer
  • Simon Wakeling - Engineer
  • Giles Hall - Mixer
  • Chris Potter & John Davis - Mastering
  • Iona Bateman - Photography
  • Simon Leigh - Photography
  • Curt Evans - Design

Singles

  • "Polar Bear"/"Rock You Monkeys" was a double A-side download only single released on June 13, 2005 with a live version of "Die Laughing" from the Alive Festival in Belgium, July 31, 2004.
  • "Rise Up (Make Yourself Well) was released as a radio only single in 2004.
  • "Die Like A Motherfucker" was released as a radio only single in 2005.
  • "Long Distance" was released as a radio only single in Belgium in 2005.
  • "Perish The Thought" was released as a radio only single in Belgium in 2005.

Promo Videos

  • "Rise Up (Make Yourself Well)": Directed by ?
  • "Rock You Monkeys": Directed by Andre Thyret

Origins of the phrase

This originator of this commonly used phrase, often attributed to the hardline politicians of the House of Windsor (British Royalty), Duke of Wellington, Benjamin Disraeli and others, is said to be John Arbuthnot Fisher, a notable British Admiral of the Victorian and Edwardian era. ("Boldness has genius, power and magic in it ... Never contradict. Never explain. Never apologise”). And even earlier, King Charles I of England is quoted in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations as writing "Never make a defence or apology before you be accused", in a letter to Lord Wentworth as long ago as 1636.

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