Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits

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Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits
The Ataris - Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 13, 1999
RecordedJune 1998 at Orange Whip Studios Santa Barbara, California
GenrePop punk,[1] punk rock,[2] skate punk, emo
LabelKung Fu
ProducerJoey Cape
The Ataris chronology
Look Forward to Failure
Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits
End Is Forever
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Punknews.org3.5/5 stars[2]

Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits is the second studio album by the American pop punk band The Ataris. It was released on Kung Fu Records on April 13, 1999. The album cover is the neon sign for the Blue Skies Mobile Park in Santa Barbara, California, taken by Roe.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kris Roe, except where noted.

1."Losing Streak"1:52
2."1*15*96" (Roe, Marko DeSantis)3:54
3."San Dimas High School Football Rules"2:47
4."Your Boyfriend Sucks"2:48
5."I Won't Spend Another Night Alone"3:49
6."Broken Promise Ring"3:26
7."Angry Nerd Rock"2:34
8."The Last Song I Will Ever Write About a Girl"2:49
10."Better Way"2:03
11."My Hotel Year" (acoustic version)1:26
12."Life Makes No Sense"1:42
14."In Spite of the World" (Roe, Mike Davenport)3:37
Total length:36:31
  • "My Hotel Year" was originally recorded from the band's previous EP Look Forward to Failure, and was re-recorded for the album as an acoustic version.



  1. ^ a b Jeffries, Vincent (1999-04-13). "Allmusic review". Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  2. ^ a b "Review". Retrieved 2012-11-02.

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