The Phenomenon of Craving

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The Phenomenon of Craving
EP by Good Riddance
Released May 23, 2000 (2000-05-23)
Recorded March 2000 at The Blasting Room, Fort Collins, Colorado
Genre Punk rock, melodic hardcore
Length 13:57
Label Fat Wreck Chords (FAT 611)
Producer Bill Stevenson, Stephen Egerton, Jason Livermore
Good Riddance chronology
Operation Phoenix
The Phenomenon of Craving
Symptoms of a Leveling Spirit

The Phenomenon of Craving is an EP by the Santa Cruz, California-based hardcore punk band Good Riddance, released May 23, 2000 through Fat Wreck Chords. Their drummer Sean Sellers had left the band in early 1999, so Dave Raun of Lagwagon drummed on the EP and on several tours with the band.[1] A full-time replacement would be found in Kid Dynamite's Dave Wagenschutz, who joined the band for their fifth album Symptoms of a Leveling Spirit the following year.[1]


Mark Cyst of The Big Takeover gave the EP two and a half stars out of five, stating that "Good Riddance don't do much more than show that they are still angry, and that they still play hardcore ... I've heard much better material on the band's earlier efforts."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Russ Rankin

No. Title Music Length
1. "Cages" (contains a dialogue excerpt from the film Slap Shot) Luke Pabich 1:58
2. "One for the Braves"   Rankin 2:29
3. "Uniontown"   Pabich 2:33
4. "Calendar"   Rankin 1:48
5. "Start at Zero"   Rankin 3:13
6. "Undefeated"   Pabich 1:56
Total length:



  1. ^ a b Cornelius, David. "Good Riddance Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-31. 
  2. ^ Cyst, Mark. "Review: The Phenomenon of Craving". The Big Takeover. Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-09-02. 

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