Melody and the Tyranny

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Melody and the Tyranny
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EP by Velvet Revolver
Released June 6, 2007
Recorded December 11, 2006 - February 22, 2007
Genre Hard rock
Length 26:57
Label RCA Records
Producer Brendan O'Brien
Velvet Revolver chronology
Melody and the Tyranny

Melody and the Tyranny is an EP released by Velvet Revolver as a precursor to their album Libertad. It includes two tracks from Libertad as well as the Talking Heads cover "Psycho Killer" and a live rendition of "Do It for the Kids", a song from Velvet Revolver's debut album, Contraband. The documentary on the making of Libertad was Produced and Directed by Rocco Guarino.

On June 1, 2007, a version of the EP was leaked onto various file sharing websites, however it lacked the Making of Libertad and the live version of "Do It for the Kids".

The EP received a European and Australian release and will not be released in North America. It is limited to just 5,000 copies.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "She Builds Quick Machines" (Scott Weiland, Slash, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum, Dave Kushner)
  2. "Just Sixteen" (Weiland, Slash, McKagan, Sorum, Kushner)
  3. "Psycho Killer" (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth)
  4. "Making Of Libertad" - 5 Minute Piece (Video)
  5. "Do It for the Kids" - Live (Video) (Weiland, Slash, McKagan, Sorum, Kushner)



Chart Peak
Danish Single Chart [1] 4