All the Pain Money Can Buy

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All the Pain Money Can Buy
All the Pain Money Can Buy (Fastball album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 10, 1998
GenreAlternative rock, power pop
Length42:03
LabelHollywood
ProducerJulian Raymond & Fastball
Fastball chronology
Make Your Mama Proud
(1996)
All the Pain Money Can Buy
(1998)
The Harsh Light of Day
(2000)
Singles from All the Pain Money Can Buy
  1. "The Way"
    Released: February 24, 1998
  2. "Fire Escape"
    Released: 1998
  3. "Out of My Head"
    Released: June 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[3]
Q3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[5]
The Village VoiceC+[6]

All the Pain Money Can Buy is the second album by American rock band Fastball, released on March 10, 1998, on Hollywood Records. The album includes the hit singles "The Way" (1998), "Fire Escape" (1998), and "Out of My Head" (1999). The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in June 1998 and went Platinum in September of the same year, making it Fastball's most successful release.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Way" – 4:17 (Tony Scalzo)
  2. "Fire Escape" – 3:21 (Miles Zuniga)
  3. "Better Than It Was" – 2:48 (Scalzo)
  4. "Which Way to the Top?" (Featuring Poe) – 3:50 (Zuniga / Jeff Groves)
  5. "Sooner or Later" – 2:39 (Zuniga)
  6. "Warm Fuzzy Feeling" – 1:55 (Scalzo)
  7. "Slow Drag" – 3:37 (Zuniga)
  8. "G.O.D. (Good Old Days)" – 3:31 (Scalzo)
  9. "Charlie, The Methadone Man" – 3:17 (Zuniga)
  10. "Out of My Head" – 2:32 (Scalzo)
  11. "Damaged Goods" – 3:02 (Zuniga)
  12. "Nowhere Road" – 3:25 (Scalzo)
  13. "Sweetwater, Texas" – 3:53 (Zuniga)

Bonus Tracks[edit]

  1. "Freeloader Freddy"
  2. "This Guy's in Love with You" (Burt Bacharach / Hal David)
  3. "Sweetwater, Texas (Live)" (Zuniga)

Bonus Tracks (2018 reissue)[edit]

  1. Quit Your Job
  2. Freeloader Freddie
  3. The Way (cassette demo)
  4. Fire Escape (demo)
  5. Slow Drag (demo)
  6. Sweetwater, Texas (demo)
  7. Androgynous
  8. This Guy's in Love with You
  9. The Way (unpaved acoustic version)

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "All the Pain Money Can Buy – Fastball". AllMusic. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (March 6, 1998). "Fastball: All the Pain Money Can Buy (Hollywood)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  3. ^ Willman, Chris (April 17, 1998). "All the Pain Money Can Buy". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  4. ^ "Fastball: All the Pain Money Can Buy". Q (146): 116. November 1998.
  5. ^ Randall, Mac (April 16, 1998). "Fastball: All The Pain Money Can Buy". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on February 22, 2008. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (December 1, 1998). "Consumer Guide: Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  7. ^ RIAA Gold & Platinum Database RIAA. Accessed February 19, 2012.