Explains It All

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Explains It All
Four Year Strong-Explains it All Cover.jpg
Studio album by Four Year Strong
Released July 21, 2009
Genre Melodic hardcore, pop punk[1]
Length 33:22
Label I Surrender, Decaydance
Producer Machine
Four Year Strong chronology
Rise or Die Trying
(2007)
Explains It All
(2009)
Enemy of the World
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press 3.5/5 stars[3]
Punknews.org 1.5/5 stars[4]
Ultimate Guitar 8/10[1]

Explains It All is a covers album by American rock band Four Year Strong. It is a tribute to the band's influences from the 1990s. It features a guest appearance from Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die, among others. The album was released July 21, 2009 through I Surrender Records/Decaydance Records.[5] By October 2009, the album's sales stood at 10,000.[6]

There are multiple versions of this album, with notable differences being the arrangement of the "Fly" cover by featuring Travis McCoy, and the "Spider Webs" cover which fades out on one version and does a straight cut on another.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Original artist (year) Length
1. "So Much for the Afterglow" Everclear (1997) 2:50
2. "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" Nine Days (2000) 2:55
3. "Ironic" Alanis Morissette (1996) 2:48
4. "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" (featuring Keith Buckley) The Smashing Pumpkins (1995) 3:04
5. "Semi-Charmed Life" Third Eye Blind (1997) 3:29
6. "Spiderwebs/This Love" No Doubt/Pantera (1995)/(1992) 3:03
7. "Roll to Me" Del Amitri (1995) 2:26
8. "Fly" (featuring Travie McCoy) Sugar Ray (1997) 3:48
9. "In Bloom" Nirvana (1991) 3:34
10. "She Really Loved You" Reach the Sky (1999) 2:00
11. "She's So High" Tal Bachman (1999) 3:20[7]

Notes[edit]

The end of the song, "Spiderwebs" is taken from the song, "This Love" by Pantera.

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b UG Team (September 2, 2009). "Explains It All | Four Year Strong | Compact Discs | Reviews". Ultimate Guitar. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ Leahey, Andrew. "Review: Explains It All". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Reviews". Alternative Press. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Punknews.org review
  5. ^ "Four Year Strong Track Listing". Alternative Press website. Retrieved on June 9, 2009.
  6. ^ Bell; Harding 2009, p. 57
  7. ^ "Explains It All: Four Year Strong: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
Sources
  • Bell, Crystal; Harding, Cortney (October 10, 2009). "Dance of Days". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 121 (39). ISSN 0006-2510. 

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