Open Day at the Hate Fest

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Open Day at the Hate Fest
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Compilation album by Curve
Released May 2001
Recorded 1996–2001
Genre Electronica, alternative rock
Label Self-release (FatLip Recordings)
Curve chronology
Come Clean
(1998)Come Clean1998
Open Day at the Hate Fest
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Open Day at the Hate Fest is an album-length, internet-released compilation of music recorded by Curve since their reformation in 1996.

Open Day at the Hate Fest was produced during a time that saw Curve embroiled in legal battles with Universal Records over the company's decision to shelve Gift, the record Curve had recorded as the official follow-up to 1998's Come Clean. Following brisk online sales of Open Day at the Hate Fest, Universal relented, and agreed to release Gift later the same year under the Hip-O brand.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nowhere" – 4:06
  2. "The Birds They Do Fly" – 4:10
  3. "Ché" – 5:04
  4. "Turnaround" – 4:24
  5. "You Don't Know" – 6:23
  6. "Backwards Glance" – 4:58
  7. "Speed Crash" – 4:53
  8. "Storm" – 4:28
  9. "Caught in the Alleyway" – 5:44
  10. "Open Day at the Hate Fest" – 7:02

"Nowhere" had originally been recorded for the soundtrack of Gregg Araki's eponymous film, while "You Don't Know" had already been used on the soundtrack for the film Gossip.