The Audacity of Hype

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The Audacity of Hype
Studio album by Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
Released October 20, 2009
Genre Hardcore punk
Label Alternative Tentacles
Producer Mr. Biafra
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine chronology
Audacity of Hype
Enhanced Methods of Questioning EP
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 2.5/5 stars
The Aquarian Weekly (B+)[2] 3.5/5 stars[3]

The Audacity of Hype is an album released on October 20, 2009 by Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine on Alternative Tentacles. The name is a parody of Barack Obama's book The Audacity of Hope.

Song origins[edit]

Some of the songs have previously been played by Biafra with other collaborators:

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Mr. Biafra. 

No. Title Length
1. "The Terror of Tinytown"   4:36
2. "Clean As A Thistle"   4:14
3. "New Feudalism"   2:38
4. "Panic Land"   4:21
5. "Electronic Plantation"   5:45
6. "Three Strikes"   6:05
7. "Strength Thru Shopping"   3:54
8. "Pets Eat Their Master"   5:03
9. "I Won't Give Up" (includes a hidden track featuring all of the songs played at the same time) 21:13


Additional personnel[edit]

  • Ani Kyd - Back-up vocals on "Electronic Plantation" and "Pets Eat Their Masters"
  • Pat Wynne - Back-up vocals
  • Anne-Marie Anderson - Back up vocals