Saturday, July 17, 2010

Faith No More: DoTM

We Care a Lot
Released in 1985 by Mordam Records
Produced by Matt Wallace and Faith No More
Band lineup:
Chuck Mosley - vocals; Jim Martin - guitar; Billy Gould - bass; Roddy Bottum - keyboards; Mike Bordin - drums
Tracks: 10

Introduce Yourself
Released in April 1987 by Slash Recordings
Produced by Matt Wallace, Steve Berlin and Faith No More
No lineup changes
Tracks: 10

The Real Thing
Released in June 1989 by Slash
Produced by Matt Wallace and Faith No More
Lineup changes:
Michael Patton replace Chuck Mosley on vocals
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"From Out of Nowhere" "Epic" and "Falling to Pieces"
Charts/Notes:
Reached #11 on the Billboard 200
Album was voted #105 of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Angel Dust
Released in June 1992 by Slash
Produced by Matt Wallace and FNM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 15
Singles:
"Midlife Crisis" "Land of Sunshine" "A Small Victory" "Everythings Ruined" and "Easy"
Charts/Notes:
Reached #10 on the Billboard 200
Album was voted #1 on Kerrang! magazines 50 Most Influential Albums of all Time
Personally, this is my favorite Faith No More album overall.

King for a Day...Fool for a Lifetime
Released in March 1995 by Slash
Produced by Andy Wallace
Lineup changes:
Jim Martin left the band and was replaced by Trey Spruance
Tracks: 17
Singles:
"Digging the Grave" "Richochet" and "Evidence"
Charts:
Reached #31 on the Billboard 200

Album of the Year
Released in June 1997 by Slash
Produced by Roli Mosimann and Billy Gould
Lineup changes:
Trey Spurance left the band and was replaced by Jon Hudson
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Ashes to Ashes" "Last Cup of Sorrow" "Stripsearch" and "She Loves Me Not"
Charts:
Reached #41 on the Billboard 200

Who Cares A Lot
Compilation album released in November 1998 by Slash
Various producers
Tracks: 23

This Is It: The Best of Faith No More
Compilation album released in January 2003 by Rhino Records
Various producers
Tracks: 19

Epic and Other Hits
Compilation album released in 2005 by Flashback Records
Tracks: 10

The Platinum Collection
Compilation album released in January 2006 by Warner Brothers Recordds
Tracks: 18

The Works
3-disc compilation album released in March 2008 by Rhino
Disc 1 = 15 tracks
Disc 2 = 15 tracks
Disc 3 = 14 tracks

The Very Best Definitive Ultimate Greatest Hits Collection
2-disc compilation album released in June 2009 by Rhino
Disc 1 = 18 tracks
Disc 2 = 10 tracks

I'm not really sure why the world needs 6 compilation albums from a band that only released 7 studio albums.

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