The Boxed Life

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The Boxed Life
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Live album by Henry Rollins
Released 1993
Genre Spoken word
Label Imago
Henry Rollins chronology
Human Butt
1992
The Boxed Life
1993
Get in the Van
1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

The Boxed Life is a double spoken word release by former Black Flag singer Henry Rollins also featuring Canadian journalist and radio show host Ian Bussières, also known as "The Oddball". It was originally released on cassette tape in 1993 on Imago Records and has also been released on CD.

Track listing[edit]

  • All tracks written by Henry Rollins.
  • Ian Bussières appears on Disc 1, Track 10 and Disc 2, Track 9.

Tape/Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Bone Tired" – 3:59
  2. "Airplanes" – 7:52
  3. "Airport Courtesy Phone" – 2:22
  4. "Jet Lag" – 3:40
  5. "Hating Someone's Guts-Pt. 1" – 5:48
  6. "Funny Guy" – 12:17
  7. "Love in Venice" – 5:37
  8. "Strength-Pt.1" – 11:11
  9. "Strength-Pt.2" – 23:03
  10. "The Odd Ball" – 1:26

Tape/Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Hating Someone's Guts-Pt.2" – 8:11'
  2. "Blues" – 4:01
  3. "Big Knowledge" – 14:43
  4. "Good Advice" – 13:07
  5. "Vacation in England" – 5:47
  6. "Condos" – 12:41
  7. "Trade Secrets" – 2:44
  8. "I Know You" – 5:34
  9. "The Odd Ball Gets a Big Laugh" – 0:54

Trivia[edit]

  • The track "Love in Venice" features two poems Rollins wrote for the movie Ted & Venus (working title: Love in Venice) directed by Bud Cort.