is the second studio album by American Desensitized rock band Drowning Pool. It was their first album since the death of vocalist Dave Williams as well as the only album to feature replacement vocalist Jason 'Gong' Jones. The album debuted at number 17 on the chart. Billboard 200
The album cover features porn star
Jesse Jane. Desensitized shows less nu metal elements than Drowning Pool's previous album . Sinner
Jason left the band soon after the album's release because of personal and musical differences. "Step Up", "Think" and "Hate" are songs from Desensitized that are played during live performances today.
Writing and recording [ edit ]
Writing for the album began in 2003. Recording began towards the end of the year and was finished in March 2004.
Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks written by
S. Benton, J. Jones, M. Luce, and C. J. Pierce.
Step Up" 3:17
"Bringing Me Down"
"Love and War"
"Cast Me Aside"
Chart positions [ edit ]
Singles chart positions [ edit ]
Personnel [ edit ]
Produced and Recorded by Johnny K
Mixed by Randy Staub
Additional Engineering by Tadpole and James Murray
Assistant Engineer at Groovemaster Recording: James Winans
Assistant Engineers at Ocean Studios: Jason Cupp and Alex Pavlides
Assistant Engineer at
Armoury Studios: Misha Rajaratnam Guitar Tech: Tony McQuaid
Recorded at Groovemaster Recording, Chicago, IL, and Ocean Studios, Burbank, CA
Armoury Studios, Vancouver, B.C., Canada Mastered by Tom Baker at Precision Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Demos / Pre-Production by Ben Schigel at Last Beat Studios, Dallas, TX
A&R: Diana Meltzer
A&R / Wind-up Production Supervisor: Gregg Wattenberg
A&R Administration: Chipper
Band Photos: Clay Patrick McBride
Jesse Jane Photos by JOONE, courtesy of JOONE.Tv Art Direction: Ed Sherman
Management: Paul Bassman for Bassmanagement
Legal: Nicholas C. Ferrara for Serling, Rooks & Ferrara, LLP
Booking Agent: Scott Sokol at Pinnacle Entertainment
References [ edit ]