Come Clean (Puddle of Mudd album)

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Come Clean
Studio album by Puddle of Mudd
Released August 28, 2001
Recorded January 2001 at Third Stone Recording (Woodland Hills, California) and NRG Recording Studios (North Hollywood, California)
Genre Post-grunge, alternative rock, hard rock, alternative metal
Length 48:14
Label Flawless, Geffen
Producer John Kurzweg
Puddle of Mudd chronology
Abrasive
(1997)
Come Clean
(2001)
Life on Display
(2003)
Singles from Come Clean
  1. "Control"
    Released: July 17, 2001
  2. "Blurry"
    Released: October 29, 2001
  3. "Drift & Die"
    Released: April 23, 2002
  4. "She Hates Me"
    Released: August 13, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C[2]
NME 5/10[3]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[4]
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[5]
Ultimate-Guitar.com 8.3/10[6]

Come Clean is the second studio album by post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd. Released on August 28, 2001, the album was responsible for breaking Puddle of Mudd into the mainstream music scene. It contains the hit singles "Control," "Blurry," "Drift & Die" and "She Hates Me." Various tracks were re-recorded from the band's previous releases, Stuck and Abrasive. The album reached the Billboard 200 Albums chart peaking at #9.

The album has sold over five million copies,[7] it was certified 3x platinum by the RIAA, and remains the band's highest selling album. It received mixed reviews from music critics.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Wesley Reid Scantlin except where noted

No. Title Length
1. "Control" (Scantlin, Bradley Stewart) 3:49
2. "Drift & Die" (Scantlin, Jimmy Allen) 4:25
3. "Out of My Head"   3:43
4. "Nobody Told Me"   5:22
5. "Blurry"   5:04
6. "She Hates Me" (Scantlin, Allen) 3:37
7. "Bring Me Down"   4:03
8. "Never Change"   3:59
9. "Basement"   4:22
10. "Said"   4:08
11. "Piss It All Away"   5:39

Some copies of the album have one or both of the following bonus tracks:

  • "Abrasive" – 3:14
  • "Control (Acoustic)" – 4:09

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Love, Bret. "Come Clean - Puddle of Mudd". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-02-07. 
  2. ^ Browne, David (2002-03-08). "Reviews for Come Clean, Hoobastank's Hoobastank, The Calling's Camino Palmero and Default's The Fallout". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  3. ^ Gardner, Noel (2001-09-27). "Puddle of Mudd: Come Clean". NME. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  4. ^ Kemp, Rob (2001-10-02). "Puddle Of Mudd: Come Clean : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone.  Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  5. ^ Waterloo_Sunset (2006-03-12). "Puddle Of Mudd - Come Clean (album review)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  6. ^ SummertimeBlues (2001-08-06). "Come Clean review". Ultimate-Guitar.com. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  7. ^ Dinsdale, Nathan (2003-12-04). "The Prodigal Son". The Pitch (Kansas City, Missouri). Retrieved 2013-05-05.