Nothing Feels Good

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Nothing Feels Good
Studio album by The Promise Ring
Released October 11, 1997
Recorded June 1997
Genre Emo
Length 33:51
Label Jade Tree
Producer J. Robbins
The Promise Ring chronology
The Horse Latitudes
(1997)
Nothing Feels Good
(1997)
Boys and Girls EP
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 8.6/10 link

Nothing Feels Good is the second album by the emo band The Promise Ring. The album has gained a cult following, and is frequently regarded as one of the most influential records of the emo genre. The title of the album was used as the name of the book Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo by Andy Greenwald. Original bass player Scott Beschta is credited with writing and playing all the bass parts for the album.

The cover art for the album was shot in front of Trimper's Rides on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland.

Nothing Feels Good has been released on Compact Disc, White, Gray, Solid Red, and Clear Red Vinyl LP, as well as Digital Download

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Is This Thing On?"   3:37
2. "Perfect Lines"   2:25
3. "Red & Blue Jeans"   2:54
4. "Why Did Ever We Meet"   4:05
5. "Make Me A Chevy"   2:35
6. "How Nothing Feels"   1:12
7. "A Broken Tenor"   3:24
8. "Raspberry Rush"   2:34
9. "Nothing Feels Good"   2:01
10. "Pink Chimneys"   2:26
11. "B Is For Bethlehem"   3:15
12. "Forget Me"   3:52

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