The Audacity of Hype

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The Audacity of Hype
Studio album by Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
Released October 20, 2009
Genre Hardcore punk
Length 57:49
Label Alternative Tentacles
Producer Mr. Biafra
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine chronology
Audacity of Hype
Enhanced Methods of Questioning EP
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 2.5/5 stars
The Aquarian Weekly (B+)[2] 3.5/5 stars[3]

The Audacity of Hype is an album released on October 20, 2009 by Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine on Alternative Tentacles. The name is a parody of Barack Obama's book The Audacity of Hope.

Song origins[edit]

Some of the songs have previously been played by Biafra with other collaborators:

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mr. Biafra.

No. Title Length
1. "The Terror of Tinytown" 4:36
2. "Clean As A Thistle" 4:14
3. "New Feudalism" 2:38
4. "Panic Land" 4:21
5. "Electronic Plantation" 5:45
6. "Three Strikes" 6:05
7. "Strength Thru Shopping" 3:54
8. "Pets Eat Their Master" 5:03
9. "I Won't Give Up" (the song "I Won't Give Up" ends at 7:11. After 6 minutes of silence, at minute 13:11, starts a hidden track featuring all of the songs played at the same time) 21:13


Additional personnel[edit]

  • Ani Kyd - Back-up vocals on "Electronic Plantation" and "Pets Eat Their Masters"
  • Pat Wynne - Back-up vocals
  • Anne-Marie Anderson - Back up vocals