Survival of the Sickest (album)

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Survival of the Sickest
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Studio album by Saliva
Released August 17, 2004
Recorded 2003-2004
Genre Hard rock, post-grunge,
southern rock, alternative metal
Length 51:03
Label Island
Producer Paul Ebersold
Saliva chronology
Back Into Your System
(2002)
Survival of the Sickest
(2004)
Blood Stained Love Story
(2007)
Singles from Survival of the Sickest
  1. "Survival of the Sickest"
    Released: July 2004
  2. "Razor's Edge"
    Released: November 2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (56/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]

Survival of the Sickest is the fourth studio album by Saliva. It was released on August 17, 2004. "No Hard Feelings" is the only song which features rap vocals in the bridge and it also has the same exact lyrics in "No Regrets" just using a different musical approach to both songs. The album produced two singles, "Survival of the Sickest" in July 2004, and "Razor's Edge" in the November of the year 2004. This album's title track is featured in the video games, NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup and Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood, and was the official theme song for WWE's, Unforgiven 2004 pay per view.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Rock & Roll Revolution"   Josey Scott, Wayne Swinny 4:39
2. "Bait & Switch"   Scott, Swinny 3:34
3. "One Night Only"   Scott 3:55
4. "Survival of the Sickest"   Scott, Swinny 4:08
5. "No Regrets (Volume 2)"   Scott, Swinny, Michael Baskette, Paul Crosby 5:02
6. "Two Steps Back"   Scott, Swinny, Chris D'Abaldo 3:34
7. "Open Eyes"   Scott, Baskette, Swinny 3:56
8. "Fuck All Y'all"   Scott, D'Abaldo, Swinny 3:29
9. "I Want You"   Scott, Swinny 3:41
10. "Carry On"   Scott, D'Abaldo, Dave Novotny 3:30
11. "Razor's Edge" (featuring Brad Arnold) Scott, Novotny, Swinny 3:22
12. "No Hard Feelings"   Scott, Swinny, Baskette, Crosby, Swinny 3:56
13. "Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll [Hidden Track]"     4:17
Total length:
51:05

Chart positions[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 20

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
2004 "Survival of the Sickest" Mainstream Rock Tracks 6
Modern Rock Tracks 22
"Razor's Edge" Mainstream Rock Tracks 17

Credits[edit]

  • Josey Scott - lead vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Wayne Swinny - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, background vocals
  • Chris D'ABaldo - rhythm guitar, background vocals
  • Paul Crosby - drums
  • Dave Novotny - bass, background vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Survival of the Sickest Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Loftus, Johnny. Survival of the Sickest - Saliva >Review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 5, 2011.
  3. ^ Richardson, Sean (September 10, 2004). "Survival of the Sickest Review". Entertainment Weekly. p. 165. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 

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