American Hi-Fi (album)

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American Hi-Fi
Studio album by American Hi-Fi
Released February 27, 2001
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk
Length 48:48
Label Island
Producer Bob Rock
American Hi-Fi chronology
American Hi-Fi
Rock n' Roll Noodle Shop: Live from Tokyo
Singles from American Hi-Fi
  1. "Flavor of the Weak"
    Released: 7 August 2001
  2. "Another Perfect Day"
    Released: 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [2]

American Hi-Fi is the self-titled debut studio album by American alternative rock band American Hi-Fi. It features the successful single "Flavor of the Weak." The album peaked at #81 on the Billboard 200 and stayed on the 200 charts for 25 weeks. The album also features the songs, "A Bigger Mood", which appeared in the American soundtrack for Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku and "I'm a Fool" which appears for Van Wilder soundtrack. The album went on to sell over 750,000 copies that year and the band toured with artists like Elvis Costello, Matchbox Twenty, Sum 41 and Bon Jovi and was followed by a worldwide tour.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Stacy Jones

No. Title Length
1. "Surround"   3:11
2. "Flavor of the Weak"   3:08
3. "A Bigger Mood"   3:38
4. "Safer on the Outside"   4:01
5. "I'm a Fool"   4:00
6. "Hi-Fi Killer"   3:05
7. "Blue Day"   3:33
8. "My Only Enemy"   3:28
9. "Don't Wait for the Sun"   3:50
10. "Another Perfect Day"   3:38
11. "Scar"   4:03
12. "What About Today"   3:34
13. "Wall of Sound"   5:18
Total length:


American Hi-Fi
  • Produced by Bob Rock
  • Brian Joseph Dobbs - Engineer
  • David Campbell — string arrangements, conducting
  • C. Taylor Crothers - Back Cover, Photography
  • Zoren Gold - Photography
  • Rick Patrick - Creative Director
  • Mick Gillies - Digital Editing
  • Randy Staub - Mixing