From Acid to Zen

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From Acid to Zen
Studio album by BigBang
Released September 9, 2008 (US)
Genre Rock
Label Oglio Records
Producer Phil Nicolo
Øystein Greni
BigBang chronology
Something Special - The Best of Bigbang
(2007)
From Acid to Zen
(2008)
Edendale
(2009)

From Acid to Zen is the Norwegian rock band BigBang's ninth album, and the first released exclusively for the American market. It consist mainly of previously released material, except for two new songs. It was released on September 9, 2008.[1]

Reception[edit]

David Fricke of Rolling Stone selected the album as his "Fricke's Pick", writing, "From Acid to Zen is a big step in a bigger gamble", and, "It’s a shotgun buffet, like those early U.S. LPs by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones that combined album tracks and singles from unrelated sessions, and it succeeds the same way: like an instant greatest-hits record".[2][1]

Track list[edit]

  1. "Early December" (from Too Much Yang)
  2. "Wild Bird" (from Electric Psalmbook)
  3. "The One" (new for this release)
  4. "Saturn Freeway" (from Poetic Terrorism)
  5. "Hurricane Boy" (from Too Much Yang)
  6. "My First Time" (from Too Much Yang)
  7. "Savior Soul" (new for this release)
  8. "From A Distance" (from Poetic Terrorism)
  9. "Wherever You Are" (from Poetic Terrorism)
  10. "From Acid to Zen" (from Poetic Terrorism)
  11. "When the World Comes to an End" (from Frontside Rock'n'Roll)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gonsholt Ighanian, Catherine, VG (November 14, 2008). Rolling Stone hyller Bigbang (Norwegian)
  2. ^ Fricke, David, Rolling Stone (October 2008). A Better Bangalt