Life (Dope album)

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Life
Dope-life.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 6, 2001
StudioPulse Recording, L.A.; The Dope Factory
GenreNu metal, industrial metal
Length45:36
LabelEpic
ProducerJosh Abraham, Edsel Dope
Dope chronology
Felons and Revolutionaries
(1999)
Life
(2001)
Felons for Life
(2002)
Singles from Life
  1. "Now or Never"
    Released: 2001
  2. "Slipping Away"
    Released: 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
CDNow4/5 stars
melodic.net2.0/5 stars[2]

Life (stylized LIFE) is the second studio album by nu metal band Dope. It was released on November 6, 2001 on Epic Records, and has sold over 73,000 copies in the U.S.[3] The album's sound bears a resemblance to those of Marilyn Manson and features some rap-metal influences.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Edsel Dope, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Take Your Best Shot" 2:48
2."Now or Never"Dope, Acey Slade, Virus3:26
3."Nothing (Why)" 3:59
4."Stop"Dope, Tripp Eisen2:50
5."Thanks for Nothing" 2:50
6."Die MF Die"Dope, Eisen3:06
7."What About..."Dope, Slade3:23
8."Move It"Dope, Slade2:47
9."Jenny's Cryin'" 3:11
10."With or Without You" 3:36
11."Crazy" 3:05
12."Slipping Away" 3:02
13."March of Hope" (contains the hidden track "You're Full of Shit") 7:01
Total length:45:36

Personnel[edit]

  • Edsel Dope - lead vocals, additional guitar, bass, programming, producer, recording/engineering (1), digital editing, layout/design, design, artwork
  • Simon Dope - keyboards, samplers, percussion, additional engineering (1)
  • Acey Slade - rhythm guitar, backing vocals, additional engineering (1)
  • Sloane "Mosey" Jentry - bass
  • Racci "Sketchy" Shay - drums
  • Virus - lead guitar, backing vocals
  • DJ Lethal - turntables (4, 7, 13)
  • Jordan Schur - executive producer and A&R
  • Josh Abraham - producer, recording/engineering (2-13)
  • Anthony "Fu" Valcic - recording/engineering (2-13)
  • Kevin Strauwen (Strowen on album) - assistant engineer
  • Andy Wallace - mixing
  • Steve Sisco - mix down engineer
  • Vlado Meller - mastering
  • Chip Quigley - management and direction
  • Kaz Utsunomiya - A&R for Epic
  • Lia Sweet - business affairs
  • Joe Serling - legal representation
  • John Ditmar - booking
  • Chapman Baehler - photography
  • Hans Fahrmeyer - photography
  • Gene Ambo - photography
  • Sara Bowers - layout and design
  • Lori Jensen - cover inspiration
  • Ron Ransom - artwork
  • Dink - artwork
  • Darcy J.Watt - artwork
  • Darcy Vorhees -artwork
  • Jenny Dots - artwork
  • Darrin Moore - artwork
  • OzZMUDD - artwork

Chart positions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allmusic review
  2. ^ http://www.melodic.net/?page=review&id=626/ Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Nielsen SoundScan sales figures
  4. ^ "Life - Dope". Billboard.