Candyass

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For the artist sometimes known as Candy Ass, see Cary Leibowitz.
Candyass
Candyass.jpg
Studio album by Orgy
Released August 18, 1998
Recorded Donner Pass Cabin, Truckee, California;
N.R.G. Studios, North Hollywood, California;
Josh's Garage, Hollywood, California;
Westlake Audio, West Hollywood, California
Genre Industrial rock, industrial metal, alternative metal, nu metal
Length 48:10
Label Warner Brothers/Reprise Records/Elementree Records
Producer Josh Abraham; Orgy
Orgy chronology
Candyass
(1998)
Vapor Transmission
(2000)
Singles from Candyass
  1. "Stitches"
    Released: 1998 (original)
  2. "Blue Monday"
    Released: December 14, 1998*
  • The "Blue Monday" single was re-released with an altered track listing on February 9, 1999. "Stitches" was re-released November 23, 1999.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (dud)[2]

Candyass is the debut album of industrial rock band Orgy. It was released on August 18, 1998.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Orgy (Jay Gordon, Amir Derakh, Bobby Hewitt, and Ryan Shuck), except where additional personnel are noted.

  1. "Social Enemies" – 4:05 (Orgy, Josh Abraham, Troy Van Leeuwen)
  2. "Stitches" – 3:18
  3. "Dissention" – 3:31 (Orgy, Paige Haley)
  4. "Platinum" – 3:42
  5. "Fetisha" – 4:02
  6. "Fiend" – 4:29
  7. "Blue Monday" (New Order cover) – 4:26 (Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris)
  8. "Gender" – 4:27 (Gordon, Derakh, Hewitt, Shuck)
  9. "All the Same" – 4:05 (Orgy, Haley)
  10. "Pantomime" – 4:28 (Orgy, Haley)
  11. "Revival" – 4:09 (Orgy, Jonathan Davis)
  12. "Dizzy" – 3:21

Singles[edit]

  • "Blue Monday" Release Date: February 9, 1999[3]
  • "Stitches" Release Date: November 23, 1999[4]

Personnel[edit]

  • Jay Gordon – vocals, programming, additional synthesizers
  • Bobby Hewitt – drums
  • Paige Haley – bass guitar
  • Ryan Shuck – guitars
  • Amir Derakh – additional engineering, guitars
  • Chad Fridirici – engineering, mixing on "Gender", pro-tool editing
  • Josh Abraham – production, additional engineering, programming, additional synthesizers
  • Dave Ogilvie – mixing
  • David Kahne – mixing on "Stiches", "Fetisha"
  • Jay Baumgardner – mixing on "Pantomime"
  • Tom Baker – mastering
  • Brian Virtue – assistant engineer
  • Cope Till – assistant engineer
  • Doug Trantow – assistant engineer
  • Anthony Valcic – programming
  • Jonathan Davis – additional vocals on "Revival"
  • Elijah Blue Allman – additional vocals on "Revival", additional synthesizers
  • Troy Van Leeuwen – additional guitars on "Social Enemies" and "Dissention"
  • Steve Gerdes – art direction, design
  • Joseph Cultice – photography

References[edit]