Decoy (EP)

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Good Riddance - Decoy cover.jpg
EP by Good Riddance
Released August 26, 1995 (1995-08-26)
Recorded 1995 at Music Annex
Genre Punk rock, pop punk, melodic hardcore
Length 7:28
Label Fat Wreck Chords (FAT 524)
Good Riddance chronology
For God and Country
A Comprehensive Guide to Moderne Rebellion

Decoy is an EP by the Santa Cruz, California-based hardcore punk band Good Riddance. It was released August 26, 1995 through Fat Wreck Chords, six months after their debut album For God and Country, which included the EP's title track, "Decoy". The first two tracks on the EP, "United Cigar" and "12 Year Circus", are taken from the album, while "Free" was previously unreleased. Singer Russ Rankin later remarked that he had written "Free" "as a vehicle with which to lyrically attack two of my favorite targets: pro-lifers and cops. I remember enjoying this song when we played it at shows and it was one of our most requested live songs for a little while after For God and Country came out and a whole slew of new fans bought the Decoy 7-inch after picking up the full length."[1] Decoy was Good Riddance's final release with drummer Rich McDermott, who left the band and was replaced by Sean Sellers.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Good Riddance.

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "United Cigar" 2:46
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "12 Year Circus" 2:45
2. "Free" 1:57
Total length: 7:28






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