ANThology


ANThology

Infobox Album | Name = ANThology
Type = studio
Artist = Alien Ant Farm


Released = March 6 2001 flagicon|US|
March 19,2001flagicon|UK Recorded = August - November 2000
Genre = Alternative metal
Alternative rock
Post-grunge
Length = 55:40
Label = DreamWorks (U.S.)
LBJ-46
Producer = Jay Baumgardner
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:2ehqoa9aqijb link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|3.5|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/alienantfarm/albums/album/231755/review/6210215/anthology link]
Last album = "Greatest Hits"
(1999)
This album = "ANThology"
(2001)
Next album = "truANT"
(2003)

"ANThology" is the first major label album by Alien Ant Farm released on March 6, 2001 in the USA and March 19, 2001 in the UK.

ong information

Their second single, "Smooth Criminal", was a cover of Michael Jackson's song "Smooth Criminal", which started to bring popularity to the band. The song "Wish" was featured on the video game soundtrack of "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3", and "Courage" was featured on the video game soundtracks of "Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder" and ATV Offroad Fury 2. The album has sold over 1,000,000 units in the US.

Track listing

#"Courage" – 3:30
#"Movies" – 3:15
#"Flesh and Bone" – 4:28
#"Whisper" – 3:25
#"Summer" – 4:15
#"Sticks and Stones" – 3:16
#"Attitude" – 4:54
#"Stranded" – 3:57
#"Wish" – 3:21
#"Calico" – 4:10
#"Death Day" – 4:33
#"Smooth Criminal" – 3:29
#"Universe" – 9:07 (includes hidden track "Orange Appeal")

Personnel

*Terry Corso - Guitar
*Mike Cosgrove - Drums
*Dryden Mitchell - Vocals
*Tye Zamora - Bass
*Jay Baumgardner - Producer
*Ron Handler - A&R
*Gavin Hayes - Additional instruments (steel guitar) on "Stranded" and "Orange Appeal."

Charts

Billboard 200 - #12

ingles

Originally, the band made a small budget video for the song "Movies" (as they were still unknown). This was their intended first single. According to the band, they had never intended for "Smooth Criminal" to be a single. A radio station played the song (without permission from the band) and they received positive feedback. Instead of taking action against the radio station, they decided to accommodate the listeners and they quickly released their "Smooth Criminal" video and took away their "Movies" video. When it was time for a second single, they shot the current "Movies" video.


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