The New Game [Clean Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
After toning down the Slipknot/Mushroomhead theatrics for 2005's Lost and Found, Mudvayne vocalist Chad Gray recorded an album with modern metal (almost) "supergroup" Hellyeah. The latter outfit's predilection for basic, rib-cracking hard rock pops up occasionally throughout 2008's The New Game like a gin blossom, interrupting sonic blasts of math-tinged nu metal with furious Mot?rhead-meets-Alice in Chains mayhem. The problem is, Mudvayne's own predilection for predictable loud/soft/loud set pieces, forgettable melodies, and over-reliance on words like "sorrow," "rage," "abused," "disease," "nightmares," and "beatings" keeps things from ever leaving the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
After toning down the Slipknot/Mushroomhead theatrics for 2005's Lost and Found, Mudvayne vocalist Chad Gray recorded an album with modern metal (almost) "supergroup" Hellyeah. The latter outfit's predilection for basic, rib-cracking hard rock pops up occasionally throughout 2008's The New Game like a gin blossom, interrupting sonic blasts of math-tinged nu metal with furious Motörhead-meets-Alice in Chains mayhem. The problem is, Mudvayne's own predilection for predictable loud/soft/loud set pieces, forgettable melodies, and over-reliance on words like "sorrow," "rage," "abused," "disease," "nightmares," and "beatings" keeps things from ever leaving the tarmac. With a winning opener (the familiar but nonetheless brutal "Fish Out of Water") and a handful of other keepers (including "A New Game" and the surprisingly subtle "Never Enough"), fans looking for a repeat of L.D. 50, Beginning of All Things to End, End of All Things to Come, and Lost and Found will be more than pleased, but those looking for actual growth would be better off cleaning out their refrigerators. [A "clean" version, sans profanity, was also released.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/18/2008
  • Label: Epic
  • UPC: 886973958025
  • Catalog Number: 739580
  • Sales rank: 188,723

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fish out of Water (3:30)
  2. 2 Do What You Do (3:36)
  3. 3 A New Game (5:03)
  4. 4 Have It Your Way (3:45)
  5. 5 A Cinderella Story (4:39)
  6. 6 The Hate in Me (3:22)
  7. 7 Scarlet Letters (3:55)
  8. 8 Dull Boy (4:13)
  9. 9 Same Ol' (4:49)
  10. 10 Never Enough (3:38)
  11. 11 We the People (3:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mudvayne Primary Artist
Ryan Martinie Bass, Bass Guitar
Matt McDonough Drums
Greg Tribbett Guitar, Vocals
Chad Gray Vocals
Technical Credits
Dave Fortman Producer, Audio Production
Ted Jensen Mastering
Frank Harkins Art Direction
Jeremy Parker Engineer
Bruce Pendelton Guitar Techician
Rory Faciane Drum Technician
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Palatable

    I was looking for something new to listen to and I heard Do What You Do and it stuck. They did a good job with the versatility on the album. The lyricism has some pretty good insights which can be important to a singer.

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