Goodbye to the Machine

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Goodbye to the Machine
Studio album by HURT
Released April 7, 2009
Recorded October 2008, Shorefire Recording Studios, Long Branch, NJ [1]
Genre Alternative rock, art rock, hard rock
Length 54:08
Label Amusement
Producer HURT
HURT chronology
The Re-Consumation (2008) Goodbye To The Machine (2009) The Crux (2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
TuneLab Music 6/10 stars[3]
Type 3 Media 10/10 stars[4]

Goodbye to the Machine is the fifth studio album from the US band HURT, released on April 7, 2009, on the independent Amusement record label.[5] The album was released in both CD and vinyl format.[6] On February 3, 2009, the song "Wars" was released for download as a single. Each CD and vinyl comes with a unique code to download "ultra-high-quality MP3s sampled directly from the analog 1/2" master tapes," as well as bonus tracks, including "Flowers", "Another Time" and "That (Such a Thing) – Jazz Club Mix".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Got Jealous"   4:41
2. "Pandora"   4:52
3. "Wars"   3:59
4. "World Ain't Right" (duet w/ Shaun Morgan from Seether) 3:32
5. "Sweet Delilah"   3:27
6. "1331"   3:15

Side 2[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Role Martyr X"   4:36
2. "Well"   3:57
3. "Pills"   3:58
4. "Dreams Away"   3:49
5. "Fighting Tao"   4:25
6. "That (Such a Thing)"   9:31

Downloadable bonus tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Flowers" (at the end of "That (Such A Thing)") 4:38
2. "Another Time"   6:45
3. "That (Such a Thing) – Jazz Club Mix"   4:21

Chart information[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Album Peak Chart Position
Billboard 200 Top Heatseekers Top Independent Albums Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums Top Hard Rock Albums Top Internet Albums
2009 Goodbye to the Machine #112 [7] #1 [7] #6 [7] #22 [8] #15 [9] #25 [10]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak Chart Position
US Modern Rock US Mainstream Rock
2009 "Wars" - #20 [11]
"Pills (Remix)" [12] - -

Personnel[edit]

Personnel information from album liner notes[1]

Additional Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Goodbye to the Machine (CD liner). Hurt. CA: Amusement. 2009. 
  2. ^ Prato, Greg. "Review: Goodbye to the Machine". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 Oct 2009. 
  3. ^ "Review: Review: Hurt - Goodbye To The Machine". TuneLab Music. Retrieved 3 Sep 2009. 
  4. ^ P., J. "Album Review: Hurt, Goodbye to the Machine". Type 3 Media. Retrieved 13 Mar 2010. 
  5. ^ "Tom Lewis On The State Of The Band (Part II)". 
  6. ^ "Tom Lewis Official GttM track listing". 
  7. ^ a b c "Billboard Artist Chart History - Hurt". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  8. ^ "Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Top Hard Rock Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Top Internet Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  11. ^ "Billboard Artist Singles Chart History - Hurt". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  12. ^ "Last.fm- Hurt".