No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical

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No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical
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Studio album by Showbread
Released September 19, 2004 (2004-09-19)
Recorded 2004
Genre Alternative rock,[1] emo,[2] hardcore punk,[2][3] pop punk,[3] screamo[1][2]
Length 54:17
Label Solid State
Producer Sylvia Massy
Showbread chronology
Life, Kisses, and other Wasted Efforts
(2003)Life, Kisses, and other Wasted Efforts2003
No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical
(2004)
Age of Reptiles
(2006)Age of Reptiles2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (76%)[4]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars[3]

No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical is an album by the band Showbread. A music video was made for the song "Mouth Like A Magazine".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Josh Dies.

  1. "A Llama Eats a Giraffe (And Vice Versa)" - 3:51
  2. "Dead By Dawn" - 3:54
  3. "Mouth Like a Magazine" - 4:12
  4. "If You Like Me Check Yes, If You Don't I'll Die" - 3:20
  5. "Sampsa Meets Kafka" - 1:10
  6. "So Selfish It's Funny" - 4:28
  7. "The Missing Wife" - 4:47
  8. "Welcome to Plainfield Tobe Hooper" - 3:17
  9. "And the Smokers And Children Shall Be Cast Down" - 5:07
  10. "Stabbing Art To Death" - 6:46
  11. "The Dissonance of Discontent" 3:00
  12. "Matthias Replaces Judas" - 5:03
  13. "The Bell Jar" - 5:19

Personnel[edit]

Showbread
  • Matt Davis - Guitar
  • Josh Dies - Lead vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer, Programming, Composer
  • John Giddens - Synthesizer
  • Mike Jensen - Guitar
  • Ivory Mobley - Lead vocals
  • Patrick Porter - Bass
  • Marvin Reilly - Drums
Additional Musicians

Production:

  • Troy Glessner - Mastering
  • Sylvia Massy Shivy - Producer, Mixing
  • David Stuart - Photography
  • Rich Veltrop - Engineering

Reception[edit]

In 2004, Revolver Magazine called No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical, "Best Post-Hardcore Album of the Year".[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Henderson, Alex. "No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c Sammons, Greg (2005-04-13). "Showbread - No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical". Cross Rhythms Magazine #85. Cross Rhythms. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b c Taylor, Josh (2004-10-18). "Showbread, "No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  4. ^ "AbsolutePunk.net". AbsolutePunk.net. 2004-10-19. Retrieved 2012-01-31.