Life Before Insanity

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Life Before Insanity
Gov't Mule - Life Before Insanity.jpg
Studio album by Gov't Mule
Released February 15, 2000 (2000-02-15)
Recorded Muscle Shoals Studios, Sheffield, AL and Water Music, Hoboken, NJ
Genre Southern rock, hard rock, blues rock
Length 73:50
Label Capricorn
Producer Michael Barbiero
Gov't Mule chronology
Live... With a Little Help from Our Friends
(1999)Live... With a Little Help from Our Friends1999
Life Before Insanity
The Deep End, Volume 1
(2001)The Deep End, Volume 12001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Life Before Insanity is the third studio album by Gov't Mule. The album was released on February 15, 2000, by Capricorn Records. The album was produced and recorded by Michael Barbiero. It is the last album recorded with founding member Allen Woody, who died shortly after its release.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Warren Haynes unless otherwise noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Wandering Child" (Haynes, Matt Abts) 6:05
2. "Life Before Insanity" (Haynes, Danny Louis) 6:12
3. "Bad Little Doggie" (Haynes, Abts, Allen Woody) 3:48
4. "Lay Your Burden Down" (Haynes, Michael Barbiero) 5:27
5. "Fallen Down" 6:58
6. "World Gone Wild" 6:17
7. "Tastes Like Wine" 6:57
8. "I Think You Know What I Mean" 4:55
9. "Far Away" 5:54
10. "No Need to Suffer" 8:20
11. "In My Life" 12:48


Additional personnel[edit]


  • Michael Barbiero – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Ray Martin – mixing, additional engineering
  • Warren Haynes – mixing
  • Brodie Hutcheson – mixing, additional engineering
  • Dan Jurow – additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Mark Pagliaro- guitar,bass,mandolin,amp,tech


  1. ^ Smith, Michael B. (2011). "Life Before Insanity - Gov't Mule | AllMusic". Retrieved 6 August 2011. 

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