Coral Fang

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Coral Fang
Studio album by The Distillers
Released October 14, 2003
Recorded Spring 2003 at The Site, San Rafael, California
Genre Alternative rock, punk rock[1]
Length 44:52
Label Sire
Producer Gil Norton
The Distillers chronology
Sing Sing Death House
(2002)
Coral Fang
(2003)
Alternative covers
Mass market cover
CD cover
Singles from Coral Fang
  1. "Drain the Blood"
    Released: September 30, 2003
  2. "The Hunger"
    Released: March 29, 2004
  3. "Beat Your Heart Out"
    Released: July 7, 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 8.0/10[2]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[4]

Coral Fang is the third and final album by the American punk rock band The Distillers. Released on Sire Records in 2003, this record marked their major label debut. It peaked at #97 in the US and #46 in the UK.[5][6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Brody Dalle

No. Title Length
1. "Drain the Blood"   3:08
2. "Dismantle Me"   2:26
3. "Die on a Rope"   2:39
4. "The Gallow Is God"   4:35
5. "Coral Fang"   2:09
6. "The Hunger"   5:28
7. "Hall of Mirrors"   3:50
8. "Beat Your Heart Out"   2:48
9. "Love Is Paranoid"   2:07
10. "For Tonight You're Only Here to Know"   3:18
11. "Death Sex"   12:17
Total length:
44:43

Personnel[edit]

The Distillers


Production

  • Producer: Gil Norton
  • Executive producer: Tom Whalley
  • Engineers: Bradley Cook, Jason Dunne
  • Mixing: Andy Wallace
  • Mastering: Howie Weinberg
  • A&R: Craig Aaronson
  • Technicians: Dan Druff, Mike Fazano
  • Arranger: The Distillers
  • Design: Richard Scane Goodheart
  • Photo: James R. Minchin III
  • Original artwork & layout: Tim Presley
  • Publicity: Brian Bumbery

Additional notes[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[5] 97
UK Albums (OCC)[6] 46

Singles

Year Title Chart positions
US
Alt

[5]
UK
[6]
2003 "Drain the Blood" 28 51
2004 "The Hunger" 48
"Beat Your Heart Out" 74

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phares, Heather. "Coral Fang - The Distillers | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ Carr, Eric (January 6, 2004). "The Distillers: Coral Fang | Album Reviews | Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: CG: The Distillers". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Eliscu, Jenny (October 8, 2003). "The Distillers: Coral Fang : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 21, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c "The Distillers - Chart History | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 
  6. ^ a b c "DISTILLERS | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Rocklist.net...Kerrang! Lists Page 1...". 01/04/2013. Retrieved October 5, 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  8. ^ Day, Andy (August 26, 2004). "Kerrang Award Nominees Announced". Gigwise (Giant Digital). Retrieved May 10, 2012.