Beat the Bastards

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Beat the Bastards
Studio album by The Exploited
Released April 23rd, 1996[1]
Genre Crossover thrash,[2] hardcore punk[3]
Length 51:34[4]
Label Rough Justice[5]
Producer Colin Richardson
ZM
Wattie Buchan
The Exploited chronology
The Massacre
(1990)
Beat the Bastards
(1996)
Fuck the System
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [6]

Beat the Bastards is an album by the Scottish band The Exploited, released in 1996 through Rough Justice.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Beat the Bastards" – 4:21
  2. "Affected By Them" – 3:04
  3. "Don't Blame Me" – 5:00
  4. "Law for the Rich" – 3:20
  5. "System Fucked Up" – 2:48
  6. "They Lie" – 2:45
  7. "If You're Sad" – 5:20
  8. "Fightback" – 3:25
  9. "Massacre of Innocents" – 4:00
  10. "Police TV" – 3:44
  11. "Sea of Blood" – 3:57
  12. "Fifteen Years" – 3:05
  13. "Serial Killer" – 6:45

All songs written by Wattie Buchan.

Personnel[edit]

Additional[10]

Trivia[edit]

The songs "Law For The Rich" and "Police TV" both contain audio samples from the 1971 feature film A Clockwork Orange. Intro before song "Beat The Bastards" contains sample from film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.

Lisbeth Salander (played by Noomi Rapace) wears a t-shirt with the album's cover art in the Swedish film adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009 film).

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