Popaganda

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Popaganda
Studio album by Head Automatica
Released 6 June 2006
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock, power pop, new wave, dance-punk, pop punk
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Howard Benson
Head Automatica chronology
Decadence
(2004)
Popaganda
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 69% link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Rocknworld.com 4/5 stars link

Popaganda is the second album by rock group Head Automatica. Released on June 6, 2006, it was produced by Howard Benson and reached a peak position of #87 on the UK Albums Chart.

The video for "Graduation Day" made it to #4 on the MTV2 Rock Countdown in the summer of 2006, and was also #2 on the Sirius Alternative Nation TOP 21 countdown.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Graduation Day" – 3:42
  2. "Laughing at You" – 2:45
  3. "Lying Through Your Teeth" – 3:29
  4. "Nowhere Fast" – 3:00
  5. "Scandalous" – 4:10
  6. "Curious" – 2:43
  7. "God" – 3:01
  8. "Shot in the Back (The Platypus)" – 3:43
  9. "Million Dollar Decision" – 4:04
  10. "She's Not It" – 3:29
  11. "Egyptian Musk" – 3:53
  12. "Cannibal Girl" – 3:10
  13. "K HORSE" – 4:48
  14. "Beating Heart Baby (Chris Lord-Alge Mix)" – 3:26

Personnel[edit]

The Vipen Sessions[edit]

A collection of demos recorded in 2005 during the pre-production of Popaganda leaked online some time after the release of the album. Labelled as The Vipen Sessions, it features the following songs

  1. Surely
  2. Chip a Tooth on Love
  3. Loaded Gun
  4. Scandalous
  5. Shot in the Back
  6. Cigarettes in Purple Reign
  7. Secret Warz
  8. She's Not It
  9. Breakdown
  10. Egyptian Musk
  11. Boy Crazy
  12. Farmer's Daughter
  13. Granada
  14. Covered in Your Best Friend
  15. Oxycotton
  16. Shot in the Back (Version 2)
  17. There Is a Pill
  18. Vanishing Man
  19. Graduation Day
  20. The Million Dollar Decision
  21. Continental Divide
  22. Hard as Mud (KROCK2 radio rip)
  23. Chantel
  24. Adore
  25. Sweet 16
  26. Chip a Tooth on Love (Alternate Ending and Mix)
  27. A Wasp on the Tip of My Tongue (actually a much older track that dates back to as early as 2003 and was included in the archive with the rest of the demos most likely by mistake)
  28. You Do

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