Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo

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Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo
Studio album by MxPx
Released June 16, 1998 (1998-06-16)
Recorded February 1998 at Robert Lang Studios, Seattle, Washington
Genre Pop punk, punk rock, hardcore punk, skate punk
Length 40:29
Label A&M, Tooth & Nail
Producer Steve Kravac
MxPx chronology
Life in General
Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo
Let It Happen
Singles from Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo
  1. "I'm OK, You're OK"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
HM Magazine (favorable)[2]
The Phantom Tollbooth 4/5 stars[3]

Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo is the fourth studio album released by the American skate punk/punk rock band MxPx in 1998. The album title was taken from a letter that a fan had written to the band, complaining that the band was changing, and, "Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo." The band addresses this on their DVD, B-Movie. It ranked at No. 99 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold on January 27, 2000 by the Recording Industry Association of America.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Mike Herrera, and arranged by MxPx

No. Title Length
1. "Under Lock and Key"   2:32
2. "Tomorrow's Another Day"   2:47
3. "The Final Slowdance"   1:59
4. "I'm OK, You're OK"   2:39
5. "Cold and All Alone"   2:07
6. "Party, My House, Be There"   2:16
7. "The Downfall of Western Civilization"   2:42
8. "Invitation to Understanding"   2:33
9. "Fist vs. Tact"   1:11
10. "What's Mine Is Yours"   3:44
11. "Self Serving with a Purpose"   2:48
12. "For Always"   3:12
13. "Set the Record Straight"   2:57
14. "Get with It!"   1:44
15. "Inches from Life"   1:51
16. "The Theme Fiasco"   3:10
Total length:



Music videos[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ McGovern, Brian Vincent (September–October 1998). "Album Reviews: MxPx Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo". HM Magazine (73). ISSN 1066-6923. 
  3. ^ The Phantom Tollbooth review
  4. ^ "RIAA Gold and Platinum Album Database". 2007-06-19. 
  5. ^ "MxPx Billboard Albums Chart". 
  6. ^ "RIAA Database Search Results". Recording Industry Association of America.