American Hi-Fi [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Mario Mesquita Borges
The future of rock & roll is surely guaranteed with acts such as American Hi-Fi. Delivering fresh new strains to the genre on their eponymous debut, they maintain a high quality standard throughout the whole record. The consistence of their work comes from providing pop
ock and raw, strong rock & roll. Stacy Jones, the band's frontman, previously worked with crews such as Letter to Cleo and Veruca Salt as a drummer. Here, he showcases his expertise, this time on guitar and vocals. Listening to the band's first single, "Flavor of the Weak," almost gives the impression of hearing the most common of pop acts trying to sell ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mario Mesquita Borges
The future of rock & roll is surely guaranteed with acts such as American Hi-Fi. Delivering fresh new strains to the genre on their eponymous debut, they maintain a high quality standard throughout the whole record. The consistence of their work comes from providing pop
ock and raw, strong rock & roll. Stacy Jones, the band's frontman, previously worked with crews such as Letter to Cleo and Veruca Salt as a drummer. Here, he showcases his expertise, this time on guitar and vocals. Listening to the band's first single, "Flavor of the Weak," almost gives the impression of hearing the most common of pop acts trying to sell out a single and fly away. However, that thought rapidly gets dismissed with songs like "Surround" or "My Only Enemy," in which American Hi-Fi prove their skill and ability. Demonstrating a coherent musical direction, the team gashes their way on sincere and inspiring compositions such as "Safer on the Outside" and "Don't Wait for the Sun." The latter also represents the core of their songs: ideal pop
ock lyrics that aren't too transcendent, but are still thrilling enough to appeal to most young pop fans. American Hi-Fi aims high, and they certainly went even further on this pleasing disc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/27/2001
  • Label: Island
  • UPC: 731454287128
  • Catalog Number: 542871
  • Sales rank: 19,884

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Surround (3:11)
  2. 2 Flavor of the Weak (3:08)
  3. 3 A Bigger Mood (3:38)
  4. 4 Safer on the Outside (4:01)
  5. 5 I'm a Fool (4:00)
  6. 6 Hi-Fi Killer (3:05)
  7. 7 Blue Day (3:33)
  8. 8 My Only Enemy (3:27)
  9. 9 Don't Wait for the Sun (3:50)
  10. 10 Another Perfect Day (3:38)
  11. 11 Scar (4:03)
  12. 12 What About Today (3:34)
  13. 13 Wall of Sound (5:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
American Hi-Fi Primary Artist
Stacy Jones Guitar, Vocals
Jamie Arentzen Guitar
Drew Parsons Bass
Brian Nolan Drums
Technical Credits
Bob Rock Producer
Mike Gillies Digital Editing
C. Taylor Crothers Back Cover
Brian Joseph Dobbs Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Long live rock!!

    AHF is brilliant, brilliant, brilliant... Stacey Jones (besides being really HOT) has a fantastic talent for writing great melodies which are both lyrical and energetic at the same time. If you don't have this album...what are you waiting for?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Best Alternative Rock of All Time

    Definitely, American Hi-Fi provides the best alternative rock of this time. It's combination of music beats and vocals are too good to be true. This is the best I've heard in years. 5 stars indefinitly!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Quite impressive

    American Hi-Fi is the debut album of the group of the same name, fronted by former Varuca Salt member Stacy Jones, and from what I can tell, it is a sign of good things to come from the band. A blend of punk-rock chords and hard rock melodies and guitars, it is a complete collection of worthwhile songs from the first awesome single 'Flavor of the Weak', to the anger driven singing of 'My Only Enemy', this album is sure to appeal to all fans of modern straight out rock & roll and alternative music.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    American Hi-Fi is awesome

    Their whole cd is awesome! Another Perfect Day is a great song!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Envy of the Class, and Fortune teller!

    i had only heard flavor of the week twice before i asked for the CD for my b-day! my friends had no clue who they were! and they said that American Hi-Fi sucked! well a month later Flavor of the week was everywhere on the radio! and my friends loved them! no one could get the CD!!! Sam Goodey was sold out!! i'm the only one in class with their CD! this is one of the few CD's where i love every single song (except for #5)i have to say it's a must have for everyone!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    American Hi-Fi rules

    I love this album. It is the one CD in my CD case that I can listen to without ever skipping a song. I think that they are the best new band out there.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Music

    This is a great CD, If you liked their song ''Flavor of the Week'' on radio, then youd love the CD.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Great CD

    This cd is awesome.The whole album is good and i'm not kinding.The song ''I'm a Fool'' is awesome.They are really talented.I definitly would tell everyone to buy this cd.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GREAT NEW CD!!!

    FAR OUT MAN!!!!! This is one great CD!! This comeing from someone who lived thru the 60's,70's,80's and 90's. This is one hot band that will be listened to 40 years from now!!! LONG LIVE ROCK!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This will be near the top of your alphabetized disc collection.

    This album rocks from beginning to end. I haven't been this moved since I read Dianetics. My acne is gone and guys at the beach no longer kick sand in my face. Van Halen's next album should sound so good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This Cd KICKS dude!!!!!

    This CD is like... Good 'n stuff! When I first heard the song Flavor of the week, on 96 wave, I wanted to know what the band was, and when I saw the music video on MTV, it shows the band and stuff at the bottom so I like immediatly looked up the Band

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great New Boston Rock

    I saw this band live, and they were just awesome. I have been waiting for this album to come out for months, and I am glad to see it finally hit the stores. There is so much emotion on this album, that is what makes it so great. There is a lot of anger, which makes great rock, but there is also the playful anxiety of ''I'm a Fool'' and the insecurity of ''Safer on the Outside.'' This is really a great music choice because you can listen and relax or rock out.

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