This article is about the album by
rock band, The Amity Affliction. For the 1992 film, see . Severed Ties (film)
is the debut album by Gympie band, Severed Ties The Amity Affliction. It was released on 4 October 2008 through Boomtown Records. Severed Ties debuted at #26 on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart, and #6 on the Australian Artists Albums Chart.
Track listing [ edit ]
"I Heart Roberts'"
(featuring Helmet Roberts of the Daylight Curse) 3:33
"Snitches Get Stitches"
(featuring Lochlan Watt of Ironhide) 3:20
"Do You Party?"
"Poison Pen Letters"
"So You Melted..."
(featuring Matthew Wright of The Getaway Plan) 2:48
(featuring Michael Crafter of Confession and Matthew Wright of The Getaway Plan) 4:12
"The Blair Snitch Project"
Love Is a Battlefield" ( Pat Benatar cover) 3:54
"Stairway to Hell"
(featuring JJ Peters of Deez Nuts) 4:29
Personnel [ edit ]
The Amity Affliction
Helmet Roberts (The Daylight Curse) - guest vocals on
"I Heart Roberts'" Lochlan Watt (Ironhide) - guest vocals on
"Snitches Get Stitches" Matthew Wright (
The Getaway Plan) - guest vocals on "So You Melted..." and "Jesse Intense" Michael Crafter (
Confession) - guest vocals on "Jesse Intense" JJ Peters (
Deez Nuts) - guest vocals on "Stairway to Hell"
Darren Thompson - Producer
"Poison Pen Letters" was re-recorded for this album, with the original being featured on the demo compilation
State of Affairs - a collection of songs by hardcore bands from the five mainland states of Australia. "
Love Is a Battlefield" is a cover of a track by Pat Benatar. Several tracks on the album contain samples from several movies, due to copyright restrictions the label was forced to remove them, however on the first few thousand copies printed they still remain.
Track 1 "I Heart Roberts'" contains a sound sample from the film
. Hot Rod Track 2 "B.D.K.I.A.F." is an abbreviation for "Big Dick Know It All Fuck", which is an inside joke of the band.
Track 4 "Do You Party?" is a reference to a joke in the film
Hot Rod. Track 9 "The Blair Snitch Project" contains a sound sample from the film
in the intro. True Romance Track 11 "Stairway to Hell" contains a sound sample from the film
Hot Rod and . Happy Gilmore