Bitterness the Star

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Bitterness the Star
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Studio album by 36 Crazyfists
Released April 2, 2002[1]
Studio Millbrook Studios, Millbrook, New York
Red Clay Studios, Suffern, New York
Genre Alternative metal, nu metal
Length 46:35
Label Roadrunner
Producer Eddie Wohl, Rob Caggiano, Steve Regina
36 Crazyfists chronology
Demo '99
(1999)
Bitterness the Star
(2002)
A Snow Capped Romance
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
PopMatters Favorable [3]

Bitterness the Star is the first studio album and debut major label album by the Alaskan band 36 Crazyfists. It was released on April 2, 2002 through Roadrunner Records, and was produced by Eddie Wohl. "Slit Wrist Theory" was released as a single and is often censored to "Wrist Theory" on music channels. This is the only 36 Crazyfists album to bear a Parental Advisory sticker.

Singer-songwriter Brock Lindow's has stated that this release is his favorite 36 Crazyfists studio album. In an interview with the music magazine Kerrang! in 2007, he declared, "Bitterness will always remain my favourite album, no matter what".[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Brock Lindow; all music composed by 36 Crazyfists.

No. Title Length
1. "Turns to Ashes" 3:18
2. "One More Word" (feat. Carl Severson of Nora) 3:39
3. "An Agreement Called Forever" 3:23
4. "Eightminutesupsidedown" 3:17
5. "Slit Wrist Theory" 4:01
6. "Bury Me Where I Fall" (feat. Steev Esquivel of Skinlab) 3:35
7. "Dislocate" 3:46
8. "Two Months from a Year" 4:25
9. "Chalk White" 3:41
10. "All I Am" 4:30
11. "Ceramic" 3:03
12. "Circle the Drain" 3:42
13. "Left Hand Charity" 2:15
Total length: 46:35
  • Tracks 15, 16 and 17 of the Special Edition are originally recorded on the '99 Demo.

Personnel[edit]

36 Crazyfists[edit]

Guests[edit]

  • Carl Severson - Additional vocals on "One More Word"
  • Steev Esquivel - Additional vocals on "Bury Me Where I Fall"

Production[edit]

  • Eddie Wohl - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Rob Caggiano - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Steve Regina - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Paul Orofino - engineer
  • Ted Jensen - mastering
  • Tom Simpson - media
  • Monte Conner - A&R
  • Daniel Moss - photography
  • Brooke Fasani - live photos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason D. Taylor. "Bitterness the Star". Allmusic. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Jason D. Taylor. "Bitterness the Star". Allmusic. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ Thompson, Jason. "36 Crazyfists: Bitterness the Star < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16.