Launched

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Launched
Studio album by Beatsteaks
Released March 7, 2000
Recorded 1999
K4 (Elektro Automatisch),
Berlin, Germany
Genre Punk rock
Hardcore punk
Length 49:57
inc hidden track
Label Epitaph Records
Producer Uwe Sabirowsky
Beatsteaks
Beatsteaks chronology
48/49
(1997)
Launched
(2000)
Living Targets
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Launched is the second album from German hardcore punk band, Beatsteaks. It was released in March, 2000 on Epitaph Records and follows the band's debut release 48/49 in 1997 on XNO Records. The album contains an interesting half acoustic cover version of a song by heavy metal band, Manowar, "Kings of Metal". The band stayed with Epitaph Records for their next release, Living Targets, in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Beatsteaks unless stated otherwise
  1. "Panic" – 2:38
  2. "We Have to Figure It Out Tonight" – 1:36
  3. "Shut Up Stand Up" – 2:44
  4. "Shiny Shoes" – 2:59
  5. "2 O'Clock" – 2:58
  6. "Happy Now?" – 3:51
  7. "Mietzi's Song" – 2:44
  8. "Excited" – 1:24
  9. "...And Wait" – 3:45
  10. "Filter" – 2:20
  11. "Fake" – 3:14
  12. "Go" – 2:09
  13. "Kings of Metal" (Joey DeMaio) – 4:35
  14. "Schluß mit Rock 'n' Roll" – 12:54
  • Track 14 is only actually 3:12 – the rest of the track starts at 4:15 and is taken from rehearsals

Credits[edit]

  • Arnim Teutoburg-Weiß – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Baumann – guitar
  • Bernd Kurtzke – guitar
  • Alexander Roßwaag – bass
  • Thomas Götz – drums
  • El Köfte and Holly – guest musicians on "Mietzi's Song" and "Schluß mit Rock 'n' Roll"
  • Recorded in 1999 at K4 (Elektro Automatisch), Berlin, Germany
  • Produced and engineered by Uwe Sabirowsky
  • Co-produced by Beatsteaks
  • Mixed at Nucleus Studio, Berlin, Germany
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk, New York City, USA

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