Vicinity of Obscenity

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"Vicinity of Obscenity"
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Promotional single by System of a Down from the album Hypnotize
Released May 2006
Format CD
Recorded The Mansion
Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California
Akademie Mathematique of Philisophical Sound Research
Los Angeles, California
Genre Alternative metal, experimental metal[1]
Length 2:51
Label American/Columbia
Writer Serj Tankian
Producer Rick Rubin, Daron Malakian

"Vicinity of Obscenity" is a song and a promotional single by American heavy metal band System of a Down, released on May 2006 to promote the release of the digital version of "Lonely Day", released in the United Kingdom on May 29, 2006.[2] It is the ninth track on the album Hypnotize.

Serj Tankian has stated that "Vicinity of Obscenity" was inspired by dadaism.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Promotional CD
No. Title Length
1. "Vicinity of Obscenity"   2:51
2. "Lonely Day"   2:47
iTunes EP[2]
No. Title Length
1. "Vicinity of Obscenity"   2:51
2. "Lonely Day"   2:48
3. "Shame" (System of a Down and Wu-Tang Clan) 2:40
4. "Snowblind" (Black Sabbath cover) 4:40
5. "Metro" (Berlin cover) 2:59

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rate your music". 
  2. ^ a b "Vicinity of Obscenity/Lonely Day - EP by System of a Down". iTunes. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "I am Serj Tankian. AMA.". Reddit. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 

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