First Grand Constitution and Bylaws

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First Grand Constitution and Bylaws
First Grand Constitution and Bylaws (Secret Chiefs 3 album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Secret Chiefs 3
Released September 30, 1996
Genre Experimental rock
Label Amarillo
Producer Trey Spruance
Secret Chiefs 3 chronology
First Grand Constitution and Bylaws
(1996)
Second Grand Constitution and Bylaws
(1998)

First Grand Constitution and Bylaws is the debut studio album by American experimental rock band Secret Chiefs 3.[1] It was released on September 30, 1996 by record label Amarillo.

Release history[edit]

In 2000 Web of Mimicry remastered and reissued the album on CD bonus tracks "Emir of Bees". In 2011, French label !Angrr! issued the release with a further bonus track on vinyl.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

AllMusic praised the album, noting that "the trio somehow [manage] to concoct even more mysterious and demented compositions than [Mr.] Bungle."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ana'l Haqq" 0:22
  2. "Adept Chamber of the Magian Tavern – Altar to the Master Chief" 1:11
  3. "Inn of 3 Doors" 1:22
  4. "Breeze of Dawn, Death's Angel" 2:19
  5. "Assassin's Blade" 4:37
  6. "Bare-faced Bazi" 2:05
  7. "Crossroads Through Crosshairs" 2:21
  8. "borderland" 1:21
  9. "borderland" 2:04
  10. "Killing of Kings" 3:31
  11. "Celestial Ship of the Corsairs"- 2:13
  12. "Emir of the Bees: Migration" 1:18 *
  13. "Emir of the Bees: Countersurveillance" 1:10 *
  14. "Emir of the Bees: The Mazdaean Protocols" 1:37 *
  15. "Emir of the Bees: Our Man Abu'l-Khattab" 1:10 *
  16. "Emir of the Bees: Return" 0:53 *
  17. "Pointed and Weighty Arguments" 0:19
  18. "Zulkifar" 1:15
  19. "The Qa'im Deliberates" 1:15
  20. "Drunk at the Gates" 2:08
  21. "Resurrection Day Soundtrack: Hot Pursuit in Eagles' Nest" 5:05
  22. "From Night the Morning Draught of Wine" 2:28
  23. "Crosswinds" 0:32
  24. "borderland" 2:31
  25. "White As They Come" 8:04
  26. "Legendary Paper Project" **

* Bonus tracks, not on the initial CD release but found on the Web of Mimicry CD reissues and on the !Angrr! vinyl reissue.

    • Bonus track found on the !Angrr! vinyl edition only.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christe, Ian (March 1997). "Metal". CMJ New Music Monthly: 48. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Prato, Greg. "First Grand Constitution and Bylaws - Secret Chiefs 3 : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 

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