Dead Ends and Girlfriends

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Dead Ends and Girlfriends
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 23, 1999
RecordedWeek of 28 December 1998 to 4 January 1999, at Amerycan Studios, N. Hollywood, CA
GenrePunk rock, pop punk, skate punk
Length26:50
LabelDrive-Thru
ProducerRo Sahebi & Allister
Allister chronology
You Can't Do that on Vinyl
(1998)
Dead Ends and Girlfriends
(1999)
Last Stop Suburbia
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AbsolutePunkFavorable[1]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [2]
Ox-FanzineFavorable[3]

Dead Ends and Girlfriends is an album released on November 23, 1999[4] by the band Allister. The album is dedicated to the memory of Phil Bonnet & Beth Miller.

Primarily composed of original material, the album contains three cover songs, "Miz" by Kevin Doss & The Humdingers, "I Want It That Way" by Max Martin and Andreas Carlsson, as popularised by the Backstreet Boys, and the theme from the television series "Fraggle Rock" by Dennis Lee and Phillip Balsam, credited with the altered title of "Fraggle Rawk".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Allister except where noted

  1. "Jimmy's Dreamgirl" – 1:24
  2. "Residential Burglary" – 1:37
  3. "Moper" – 2:19
  4. "Jacob Thinks I'm Gay" – 2:28
  5. "It's Just Me" – 2:28
  6. "Miz" (Kevin Doss, Humdingers) – 1:50
  7. "Moon Lake Village" – 1:43
  8. "I Told You So" – 1:55
  9. "Timing" – 3:18
  10. "Friday Night" – 2:27
  11. "Chasing Amy" – 2:04
  12. "Boysenberry" – 1:58
  13. "Fraggle Rawk" (Phillip Balsam, Dennis Lee) – 1:19
  14. "Pictures" – 2:21
  15. "Love Song" – 0:18
  16. "I Want It That Way" (Andreas Carlsson, Max Martin) – 2:22

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

  • Johnny Hamada – Guitar, Vocals
  • Tim Rogner – Drums, Vocals, Producer, Drums (Snare), Group Member
  • Eric "Skippy" Mueller – Guitar, Vocals, Design, Layout Design
  • Scott Murphy – Bass, Vocals, Design, Layout Design

Production[edit]

  • Brandon Abelin – Engineer
  • Allister – Producer
  • Mark Chalecki – Mastering
  • Shannon Frost – Photography
  • Michael Harants – Cover Art
  • Rich Mauser – Mixing
  • Richard – Photography
  • Ro Sahebi – Producer, Soloist
  • Chris Shepard – Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Stefanie – Design, Layout Design
  • Brad Vance – Mastering
  • Angie Wood – Cover Art

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rankin, Jeremy. "AbsolutePunk - Allister / Dead Ends and Girlfriends". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved July 15, 2016.[dead link]
  2. ^ Dead Ends and Girlfriends at AllMusic
  3. ^ President, Erik J (June–August 2000). "Reviews: Allister / Dead Ends And Girlfriends CD". Ox-Fanzine (in German). Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20010815093433/http://allisterrock.com/tunes/