BYO Split Series Volume IV

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BYO Split Series Volume IV
BYO Split Series Volume IV cover.jpg
Studio album by The Bouncing Souls and Anti-Flag
Released September 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)
Recorded April–June 2002
Genre Punk rock
Length 33:34
Label BYO (BYO 084)
Producer Bryan Kienlen, Pete Steinkopf, Anti-Flag, Matt Harrington
BYO Split Series chronology
Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V
The Bouncing Souls chronology
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
BYO Split Series Volume IV
The Bad, the Worse, and the Out of Print
Anti-Flag chronology
BYO Split Series Volume IV
The Terror State
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1] 4/5 stars[2]

BYO Split Series Volume IV is a split album released in 2002 as the fourth entry in BYO Records BYO Split Series. The album features twelve tracks by US punk bands The Bouncing Souls and Anti-Flag. Each band covers one song originally by the other, with The Bouncing Souls performing "That's Youth" and Anti-Flag performing "The Freaks, Nerds & Romantics". Other covers are Cock Sparrer's "We're Coming Back" and Sticks and Stones' "Less Than Free" by The Bouncing Souls and the Buzzcocks' "Ever Fallen In Love" by Anti-Flag. The remaining tracks were originally recorded for this album.

For the release of this album, The Bouncing Souls and Anti-Flag toured nationally together.

Track listing[3][4][edit]

The Bouncing Souls
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Punks in Vegas" Greg Attonito, Pete Steinkopf, Bryan Kienlen, Michael McDermott 2:36
2. "No Security" Attonito, Steinkopf, Keinlen, McDermott 1:22
3. "That's Youth" (originally performed by Anti-Flag) Justin Sane 3:04
4. "Bryan's Lament" Attonito, Steinkopf, Keinlen, McDermott 2:16
5. "We're Coming Back" (originally performed by Cock Sparrer) Colin McFaul, Steve Burgess, Steve Bruce, Mickey Beaufoy, Chris Skepis 3:10
6. "Less Than Free" (originally performed by Sticks and Stones) Pete Ventantonio 4:11
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "America Got It Right" Sane 2:56
8. "Smash It to Pieces" Sane 2:49
9. "No Borders, No Nations" Chris Head, Chris #2, Sane, Pat Thetic 3:14
10. "Gifts from America: With Love, the U.S.A." Sane 2:41
11. "The Freaks, Nerds, and Romantics" (originally performed by The Bouncing Souls) Attonito, Steinkopf, Keinlen, Shal Khichi 2:31
12. "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)" (originally performed by the Buzzcocks) Pete Shelley 2:44
Total length: 33:34


Tracks 1-6:

Tracks 7-12:

  • Chris Headguitar, vocals
  • Chris #2bass, vocals
  • Justin Sane – guitar, vocals
  • Pat Theticdrums
  • Matt Harrington – engineer
  • Kevin Facer – assistant engineer
  • Tommy M. – drum technician
  • Mark Defiant – vocals on "Smash it to Pieces"
  • The Code – backing vocals on "Smash it to Pieces" and "Gifts from America: With Love, the U.S.A."


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