Dressed Up as Life

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Dressed Up as Life
Sick puppies-dressed up as life.jpg
Studio album by Sick Puppies
Released 3 April 2007 (CD)
Recorded 2006 at Rock Mafia Studios in Santa Monica, California[1]
Genre Hard rock
Alternative metal
Length 45:33
Label Virgin
Producer Rock Mafia (Tim James, Antonina Armato)
Sick Puppies chronology
Sick Puppies EP
Dressed Up as Life
Singles from Dressed Up as Life
  1. "All the Same"
    Released: 26 September 2006
  2. "My World"
    Released: 2007
  3. "What Are You Looking For"
    Released: July 2008
  4. "Pitiful"
    Released: 26 August 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Type 3 Media 8.5/10 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
IGN Music 7.7/10 stars[5]

Dressed Up as Life was the second studio album released by the Australian alternative rock band Sick Puppies, but was their first album to be released in the United States. It was released on 3 April 2007 and peaked at #181 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart. The song "All the Same" is the theme for Juan Mann's Free Hugs Campaign video on YouTube, although it also has its own video. Deutsch Advertising creatives Michael Leibowitz and Eric Rojas oversaw the CD design for Dressed Up as Life.

The album has sold over 150,000 copies in the United States to date.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "My World" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 4:00
2. "Pitiful" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 3:44
3. "Cancer" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James, Creswell 3:05
4. "What Are You Looking For" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 4:09
5. "Deliverance" Moore, Anzai, Creswell 3:12
6. "All the Same" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 4:18
7. "Too Many Words" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 3:21
8. "Howard's Tale" Moore, Anzai 4:12
9. "Asshole Father" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 3:00
10. "Issues" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James 4:00
11. "Anywhere but Here" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James, Ali 3:59
12. "The Bottom" Moore, Anzai, Armato, James, Creswell 4:37
Total length: 45:33


Pathogen (1:17)

Shards (3:43)


Sick Puppies

Chart performances[edit]


Chart (2007) Peak
US Billboard 200[6] 181
US Billboard Top Heatseekers[7] 4


Year Song Peak positions
Modern Rock
Mainstream Rock
2006 "All the Same" 8 36
2007 "My World 20
2008 "What Are You Looking For" 34