The Devil You Know (Econoline Crush album)

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The Devil You Know
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Studio album by Econoline Crush
Released June 17, 1997 (Canada)
March 24, 1998 (US)
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre Alternative rock, industrial rock
Length 44:10
Label EMI Music Canada/Restless
Producer Sylvia Massy
Econoline Crush chronology
Affliction
(1996)Affliction1996
The Devil You Know
(1997)
Brand New History
(2001)Brand New History2001
Alternative cover
US release cover
US release cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

The Devil You Know is an album by the industrial alternative rock band Econoline Crush. It was released in Canada in 1997 by EMI, and in the United States in 1998 by Restless Records. While they are still only popular in Canada for the most part, this album helped to increase Econoline Crush's exposure in the United States more than their previous album.

Tracks 12 through 22 of the album are silent; track 23 consists of a Biblical passage (I Corinthians 13:4-8) recited in Japanese.

Remixes of Sparkle and Shine, Nowhere Now, and Surefire were featured in the PlayStation game Sled Storm.

All That You Are was used in the pilot episode of Sci-Fi channels Being Human.

Track listing[edit]

all songs by Trevor Hurst, Robbie Morfitt and Daniel Yaremko except as noted

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Surefire" 3:35
2."Sparkle And Shine" 3:42
3."Deeper" 3:17
4."Hollowman" 3:31
5."Home" 3:11
6."The Devil You Know" 4:26
7."All That You Are (X3)"T. Hurst, R. Morfitt, R. Wagner, D. Sigmond, D. Binns3:41
8."Burnt" 4:04
9."Haven't Gone Away" 3:46
10."Elegant"T. Hurst, R. Morfitt, R. Wagner, D. Sigmond, D. Binns3:39
11."Razorblades and Bandaides"T. Hurst, R. Morfitt, R. Wagner, D. Sigmond, D. Binns5:42
12.Untitled 0:04
13.Untitled 0:04
14.Untitled 0:04
15.Untitled 0:04
16.Untitled 0:04
17.Untitled 0:04
18.Untitled 0:04
19.Untitled 0:04
20.Untitled 0:04
21.Untitled 0:04
22.Untitled 0:04
23.Untitled (hidden track) 0:52

Tracks 12 through 22 of the album are silent; track 23 consists of a Biblical passage (I Corinthians 13:4-8) recited in Japanese.

The Japanese version of the CD includes 2 bonus tracks, "Home (Remix)" and "Wicked".

Chart performance (singles)[edit]

Year Title Chart Peak position
1998 "Home" US Mainstream Rock Tracks 35
"Surefire (Never Enough)" 18
1999 "All That You Are (X3)" 18
US Modern Rock Tracks 28

Personnel[edit]

  • Trevor Hurst - vocals
  • Robbie Morfitt - guitars
  • Ziggy - guitars
  • Robert Wagner - drums & percussion
  • Don Binns - bass & acoustic guitar
  • Ken Fleming - live bass
  • Statik - programming

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