Alcatraz (album)

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Alcatraz
Studio album by The Mr. T Experience
Released 1999
Recorded March–April 1999
Genre Punk rock, pop punk
Label Lookout!
Producer Kevin Army
The Mr. T Experience chronology
Road to Ruin
(1998)
Alcatraz
(1999)
Yesterday Rules
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (6.7/10) [2]

Alcatraz is the ninth album by the Berkeley, California punk rock band The Mr. T Experience, released in 1999 by Lookout! Records. It was the band's last album to include bassist Joel Reader, who left the group after its release.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dr. Frank

No. Title Length
1. "I Wrote a Book About Rock and Roll"    
2. "Naomi"    
3. "Self-Pity"    
4. "Hey Emily"    
5. "Tomorrow is a Harsh Mistress"    
6. "Two of Us"    
7. "Our Days Are Numbered"    
8. "We're Not No One"    
9. "Re-Activate Your Heart"    
10. "Perhaps"    
11. "She's My Alcatraz"    
12. "I Feel for You"    
13. "We'll Get By"    

Performers[edit]

  • Dr. Frank – vocals, guitar
  • Joel Reader – bass
  • Jim "Jym" Pittman – drums
  • Eric Noyes – hammond organ on tracks 1, 3, 8, & 10, piano on tracks 1 & 4
  • Gabe Meline – hammond organ on track 13, piano on track 10, ARP on track 5
  • Kevin Army – piano solo on track 4
  • Paige O'Donoghue – backwards laughing on track 9
  • Todd Grady – trumpet on track 2

Album information[edit]

  • Produced, engineered, and mixed by Kevin Army in March and April 1999
  • Recorded at Foxhound Sound Studios, Roof Brothers Studios, Sharkbite Studios, and Studio 880 in Oakland, California, and at Laughing Tiger Studios in Marin County, California
  • Tracks 1-12 mixed at Foxhound Sound, track 13 mixed at Roof Brothers
  • Assistant engineers: Matthew Farina, Dave Simon-Baker
  • Mastered by John Golden
  • Photography by Jennifer Juniper Stratford
  • Art by Chris Appelgren

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r431865
  2. ^ [1][dead link]