Before the Blackout

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Before the Blackout
Allister-Before the Blackout.jpg
Studio album by Allister
Released October 11, 2005 (2005-10-11)
Studio
Genre
Length 46:05
Label Drive-Thru
Producer Dennis Hill, Kyle Homme
Allister chronology
Last Stop Suburbia
(2002)
Before the Blackout
(2005)
Guilty Pleasures
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk (76%) link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Before the Blackout is Allister's third studio album.

Release[edit]

It was released on October 11, 2005 on Drive-Thru Records. From late January until early March 2007, the band supported Mest on their tour of the U.S.[1] In March and April the band went on a tour of Japan, before breaking up.[2]

Track listing[edit]

(all songs written by Allister, except where noted otherwise)

  1. "Waiting" – 3:23
  2. "D²" – 4:09
  3. "A Lotta Nerve" (Allister, Dennis Hill) – 2:42
  4. "From the Ground Up" (Allister, Rory Cleveland) – 2:14
  5. "Blackout" – 4:08
  6. "Rewind" – 2:59
  7. "2 A.M." – 3:32
  8. "You Lied" – 3:23
  9. "A Study in Economics" – 3:35
  10. "Suffocation" – 2:55
  11. "Easy Answers" (Allister, Hill, Kyle Homme) – 2:55
  12. "The Legend of Pegleg Sullivan" – 2:45
  13. "Potential Suicide" – 3:11
  14. "Alone" – 4:04
Bonus track

The Japanese version of the album, issued through In-n-Out Records, includes a bonus track. The track, sung in Japanese, is a cover version of a 1993 The Boom song.

  1. "Shima Uta" (Kazufumi Miyazawa (宮沢和史?, Miyazawa Kazufumi)) – 3:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mest break up". Alternative Press. January 13, 2006. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Paramoreee". Alternative Press. March 6, 2007. Retrieved August 10, 2016.