Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites

Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites

by Chevelle
     
 

Capping off over a decade of commercial dominance on the American mainstream rock charts, Chevelle do a victory lap of sorts with their greatest-hits collection, Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites. With hits like "The Red," "Face to the Floor," and "Hats Off to the Bull," among others, anyone even vaguely familiar with modern rockSee more details below

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Capping off over a decade of commercial dominance on the American mainstream rock charts, Chevelle do a victory lap of sorts with their greatest-hits collection, Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites. With hits like "The Red," "Face to the Floor," and "Hats Off to the Bull," among others, anyone even vaguely familiar with modern rock radio will find something recognizable here. Fortunately, part of what has made Chevelle an almost inescapable band has to do with their sound, which blends some of the best parts of straight-ahead hard rock with some of the drama and tension of art rockers like Tool. This left-of-center style helps to give Chevelle lend a nuance to their sound that many of their "tough but sensitive" post-grunge contemporaries lack, allowing them to be plaintive without necessarily needing to break out the candles and acoustic guitars. Of course, longtime fans already know this, so as a reward for them, the band has included an all-new track, the hard-hitting "Fizgig," a riff-driven stomper of a song that feels like a hard march. While the song is definitely a good one, your level of fandom is really going to determine whether you need this collection or not. However, if you're just coming to Chevelle, Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites makes for an unsurprisingly great place to start, with its 12 tracks just enough to hook you in without overwhelming you, and a selection strong enough that it would probably stand up to most any mixtape a fan would put together.

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Product Details

Release Date:
12/04/2012
Label:
Epic
UPC:
0887654114525
catalogNumber:
541145
Rank:
3388

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Chevelle   Primary Artist
Natalie Bernadini   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Joe Barresi   Producer,Engineer
GGGarth   Producer
Brian Virtue   Producer,Engineer
Kyle Mann   Producer
Mike Fasano   Drum Technician
Dave Holdredge   Engineer
Chevelle   Composer,Producer
Jef Moll   Programming
Tony Couch   Management
John Netti   Producer
Bill McGathy   Management
Dean Bernardini   Cover Painting
Dave Kutch   Mastering
Peter Loeffler   Composer
Ryan Harlacher   Booking
Darryl Eaton   Booking
Michael Baskette   Producer,Engineer

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