Goodbye to the Machine

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Goodbye to the Machine
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Studio album by HURT
Released April 7, 2009
Recorded October 2008, Shorefire Recording Studios, Long Branch, NJ [1]
Genre Alternative rock, art rock, hard rock
Length 54:08
Label Amusement
Producer HURT
HURT chronology
Vol. II
(2007)
Goodbye to the Machine
(2009)
The Crux
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
TuneLab Music 6/10 stars[3]
Type 3 Media 10/10 stars[4]

Goodbye to the Machine is the fifth studio album from American band HURT, released on April 7, 2009, on the independent Amusement record label.[5] The album was released in both CD and vinyl format.[6] On February 3, 2009, the song "Wars" was released for download as a single. Each CD and vinyl comes with a unique code to download "ultra-high-quality MP3s sampled directly from the analog 1/2" master tapes," as well as bonus tracks, including "Flowers", "Another Time" and "That (Such a Thing) – Jazz Club Mix".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Got Jealous" 4:41
2. "Pandora" 4:52
3. "Wars" 3:59
4. "World Ain't Right" (featuring Shaun Morgan) 3:32
5. "Sweet Delilah" 3:27
6. "1331" 3:15

Side 2[edit]

No. Title Length
7. "Role Martyr X" 4:36
8. "Well" 3:57
9. "Pills" 3:58
10. "Dreams Away" 3:49
11. "Fighting Tao" 4:25
12. "That (Such a Thing)" (includes hidden track "Flowers") 9:31

Downloadable bonus tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Flowers" (at the end of "That (Such A Thing)") 4:38
2. "Another Time" 6:45
3. "That (Such a Thing) – Jazz Club Mix" 4:21

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 112
US Top Heatseekers[7] 1
US Top Independent Albums[7] 6
US Top Alternative Albums[8] 22
US Top Hard Rock Albums[9] 15
US Top Internet Albums[10] 25

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak Chart Position
US Mainstream Rock
2009 "Wars" 20 [11]
"Pills (Remix)" [12]

Personnel[edit]

Personnel information from album liner notes[1]

Additional personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Goodbye to the Machine (CD liner). Hurt. CA: Amusement. 2009. 
  2. ^ Prato, Greg. "Review: Goodbye to the Machine". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 Oct 2009. 
  3. ^ "Review: Review: Hurt - Goodbye To The Machine". TuneLab Music. Retrieved 3 Sep 2009.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  4. ^ P., J. "Album Review: Hurt, Goodbye to the Machine". Type 3 Media. Retrieved 13 Mar 2010. 
  5. ^ "Tom Lewis On The State Of The Band (Part II)". 
  6. ^ "Tom Lewis Official GttM track listing". 
  7. ^ a b c "Billboard Artist Chart History - Hurt". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  8. ^ "Top Alternative Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Top Hard Rock Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Top Internet Albums". Retrieved 2009-04-16. [dead link]
  11. ^ "Billboard Artist Singles Chart History - Hurt". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  12. ^ "Last.fm- Hurt".