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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Focus on the artwork, as the Used are telling you via the title of their fourth album. It's an ugly beast of a picture of a man shoving a syringe labeled "ART" into an arm bearing "WORK" scrawled in blood on it. What it all means is unclear -- is art being injected into work, is art the drug -- but what is evident is that the Used still take all this emotional bloodletting very, very seriously indeed. Four albums in, they're also taking the business of being in a band very seriously too, demonstrating a greater command of dynamics and a certain measure of professional panache, something adolescent, an adenoidal rush of their early screamo. This, of course, isn't...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Focus on the artwork, as the Used are telling you via the title of their fourth album. It's an ugly beast of a picture of a man shoving a syringe labeled "ART" into an arm bearing "WORK" scrawled in blood on it. What it all means is unclear -- is art being injected into work, is art the drug -- but what is evident is that the Used still take all this emotional bloodletting very, very seriously indeed. Four albums in, they're also taking the business of being in a band very seriously too, demonstrating a greater command of dynamics and a certain measure of professional panache, something adolescent, an adenoidal rush of their early screamo. This, of course, isn't quite the same thing as a considerable uptick in songcraft, but hooks never mattered to the Used anyway, so having a higher grade of execution helps underscore the Used's point. [This Limited Edition includes a bonus DVD.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/2009
  • Label: Reprise / Wea
  • UPC: 093624975229
  • Catalog Number: 519904
  • Sales rank: 61,141

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blood On My Hands (3:17)
  2. 2 Empty With You (3:23)
  3. 3 Born To Quit (3:33)
  4. 4 Kissing You Goodbye (4:08)
  5. 5 Sold My Soul (4:12)
  6. 6 Watered Down (3:57)
  7. 7 On The Cross (3:07)
  8. 8 Come Undone (3:23)
  9. 9 Meant To Die (3:46)
  10. 10 The Best of Me (4:29)
  11. 11 Men Are All The Same (5:54)
Disc 2
  1. 1 [Bonus Material]
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Used Primary Artist
Bert McCracken Piano, Vocals, Handwriting
Quinn Allman Guitar, Vocals
Dan Whitesides Drums, Vocals
Jeph Howard Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bill Appleberry Digital Editing
Ted Jensen Mastering
Matt Squire Producer, Engineer
The Used Composer
Bert McCracken Drawing
Frank Maddocks Cover Photo
Paul Rayner-Brown Artwork
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