It Hates You
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|It Hates You|
|Studio album by He Is Legend|
|Released||July 13, 2009 (Europe)
July 21, 2009 (United States)
|Recorded||2008 @ Warrior Sound Studio, Chapel Hill, North Carolina|
|Genre||Hard rock, stoner rock, alternative rock, psychedelic rock, sludge|
|Label||Tragic Hero (US)
LAB Records (EU)
El Shaddai Records (AU)
|Producer||Mitchell Marlow, Al Jacob, Kit Walters and He Is Legend|
|He Is Legend chronology|
|Hearwax Media||(8.4/10) link|
- "Dicephalous" – 4:04
- "Party Time!!!" – 4:13
- "Everyone I Know Has Fangs" – 3:26
- "The Primarily Blues" – 3:52
- "Cult of She" – 3:27
- "Stranger Danger" – 7:32
- "Don't Touch That Dial" – 4:14
- "Decisions, Decisions, Decisions" – 4:51
- "Future's Bright, Man" – 3:45
- "China White III" – 5:31
- "That's Nasty" – 5:35
- "Mean Shadows" – 6:50
- Demos of "Stranger Danger," "Don't Touch That Dial," "Everyone I Know Has Fangs," and "Decisions, Decisions, Decisions" were posted on the band's MySpace on April 24, 2008 as samples of music the band was composing on their sabbatical.
- On July 7, 2009, He Is Legend announced that the album would be released in the UK via LAB Records.
- "China White III" is the sequel to "China White" and "China White II," which appear on the band's albums I Am Hollywood and Suck Out the Poison respectively.
- "The Primarily Blues," "Everyone I Know Has Fangs," "China White III" and "Future's Bright, Man" were made available to listen to prior to the album's release.
- The album's booklet features dedications to deceased relatives of bassist Matt Williams and producer/former guitarist Mitchell Marlow.
It Hates You received generally favorable reviews from critics.
The album peaked at #126 on the Billboard 200 and #4 on the Heatseekers chart.
- Steve Bache - drums, percussion
- Schuylar Croom - vocals
- Adam Tanbouz - guitars
- Matt Williams - bass guitar
- Produced by Mitchell Marlow, Al Jacob, Kit Walters and He Is Legend
- Engineered by Mitchell Marlow and Al Jacob @ Warrior Sound Studio, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
- Mastered by Jamie King @ The Basement Studios, Winston-Salem, NC
- Additional vocals by Bibis Ellison
- Cello by Andrew Anagnost (tracks: 6, 8)
- "He Is Legend Music News & Info". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-02-25.