Tweekend


Tweekend

Infobox Album
Name = Tweekend
Type = Album
Artist = The Crystal Method



Released = July 31, 2001
Recorded = 1999-2000
Genre = Big beat
Length = 68:53
Label = Outpost/Geffen
Producer = The Crystal Method
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:40vsa9rgq23k link]
*"Pop Matters" Rating|3|5 [http://www.popmatters.com/music/reviews/c/crystalmethod-tweekend.shtml link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|3|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/thecrystalmethod/albums/album/302882/review/6067657/tweekend link]
Last album = "Vegas" (1997)
This album = "Tweekend" (2001)
Next album = "Community Service" (2002)|

"Tweekend" is the second album by American duo The Crystal Method, released in 2001. The album featured the hit lead single "Name of the Game", which has been featured in many films, television shows and commercials. Despite the popularity of the song, The Crystal Method almost never play it live. The other two singles from the album were "Murder" (a.k.a. "You Know It's Hard") and "Wild, Sweet and Cool".

Track listing

# "PHD" – 6:27
# "Wild, Sweet and Cool" – 3:54
# "Roll It Up" – 6:02
# "Murder (You Know It's Hard)" – 4:43
# "Name of the Game" – 4:19
# "The Winner" – 5:11
# "Ready For Action" – 5:01
# "Ten Miles Back" – 7:00
# "Over the Line" – 6:54
# "Blowout" – 7:57
# "Tough Guy" – 11:32
#* Contains a hidden track with a remix of "Name of the Game"

*Track 2 guitars by Tom Morello.
*Track 4 vocals by Scott Weiland, guitars by Doug Grean.
*Track 5 guitars by Tom Morello, scratching by DJ Swamp, vocals by Ryan "Ryu" Maginn.
*Track 7 vocals by Ryan "Ryu" Maginn.
*Track 8 vocals by Julie Gallios.

Note: Alternate versions of this album have "Murder" and "Over the Line" switched around.

The album was packaged with a bonus disc for the Australian/New Zealand Tour With the tracklisting

#Busy Child (Überzone Mix)
#Name of the Game (Hybrid Blackout in LA Mix)
#Name of the Game (Eric Kupper's Deep Dub Mix)
#You Know It's Hard (John Creamer & Stephane K Mix)
#You Know It's Hard (Dub Pistols Dub Mix)
#You Know It's Hard (Koma and Bones Mix)

"Name of the Game" was revived for a Hummer H3 television advertisement in 2006.

"Roll It Up" has been used in Nissan and Adidas ads, an episode of "Dark Angel", Zoolander and the 2005 remake of "The Longest Yard"

"The Winner" was featured in the video game FreQuency.


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