A Drug Problem That Never Existed

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A Drug Problem That Never Existed
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Studio album by Mondo Generator
Released July 1, 2003 (2003-07-01)
Genre Alternative metal, stoner rock
Length 35:41
Label Rekords
Producer Nick Oliveri
Blag Dahlia
Brad Cook
Mondo Generator chronology
Cocaine Rodeo
A Drug Problem That Never Existed
III the EP
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 70/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

A Drug Problem That Never Existed is the second studio album by American rock band Mondo Generator. It takes its name from a line in The Frogs' "I've Got Drugs (Out of the Mist)", from their album It's Only Right and Natural. Much of the material was inspired by mixed emotions brought about by the divorce of singer Nick Oliveri and also his substance abuses and the death of his father.

The tracks "Jr. High Love" and "Day I Die" were previously recorded by Oliveri and others at The Desert Sessions, "Jr. High Love" for Volumes 3 & 4 and "Day I Die" for Volumes 5 & 6 under the name "I'm Dead". "Girl's Like Christ" is a reworking of a Dwarves song "There She Goes Again" written by Blag Dahlia and Nick Oliveri during his time with the band.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Meth, I Hear You Callin'" Brad Cook 1:13
2. "Here We Come" Nick Oliveri 1:40
3. "So High, So Low" Nick Oliveri 2:35
4. "Do the Headright" Nick Oliveri & Josh Homme 2:34
5. "Open Up And Bleed For Me" Nick Oliveri 3:18
6. "All I Can Do" Nick Oliveri 2:43
7. "F.Y. I'm Free" Nick Oliveri & Blag Dahlia 2:12
8. "Detroit" Nick Oliveri 3:00
9. "Me and You" Nick Oliveri & Josh Homme 2:12
10. "Like You Want" Blag Dahlia 2:07
11. "Girl's Like Christ" Nick Oliveri & Blag Dahlia 1:39
12. "Day I Die" Nick Oliveri 2:56
13. "Jr. High Love" Nick Oliveri 2:00
14. "Four Corners" Nick Oliveri & Deborah Viereck 5:23

Several editions contain an advert for future releases of RekordsRekords as a hidden track.


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Additional credits[edit]

Produced by Nick Oliveri, Brad Cook, & Blag Dahlia, except "Detroit" & "Day I Die" produced by Nick Oliveri.

Engineered by: Nick Raskulinecz @ Grand Master Studios, Greedy Bros. @ Castle Prod. Studios, Troy Van Leeuwen @ CGI Australia, Alain Johannes @ II A.D. Studios

Mastered by Alain Johannes at II A.D. Studios.

All Tracks Mixed by Brad Cook, except "Detroit" mixed by Alain Johannes & "Day I Die" by Nick Raskulinecz.

All songs published by Nick Oliveri/Natural Light Music BMI (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13), Brad Cook/Electro Vox Music ASCAP (1), Blag Dahlia/Six Point Prime BMI (10), Nick Oliveri & Josh Homme/Board Stiff Music BMI (4, 9), Nick Oliveri & Blag Dahlia (7, 11), and Nick Oliveri & Deborah Viereck (14).