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 The Ataris
Released April 13, 1999
Recorded June 1998 at Orange Whip Studios Santa Barbara, California
Genre Pop punk,[1] punk rock[2]
Length 36:31
Label Kung Fu
Producer Joey Cape
The Ataris chronology
Look Forward to Failure
Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits
Let it Burn (split with Useless ID
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1] 3.5/5 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..

No. Title Length
1. "Losing Streak" 1:52
2. "1*15*96" (Kris 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
9. "Choices" 1:33
10. "Better Way" 2:03
11. "My Hotel Year" (acoustic version) 1:26
12. "Life Makes No Sense" 1:42
13. "Answer:" 2:11
14. "In Spite of the World" (Kris 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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