Conventional Weapons

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Conventional Weapons
Compilation album by My Chemical Romance
Released Number One: October 30, 2012
Number Two: November 23, 2012
Number Three: December 18, 2012
Number Four: January 8, 2013
Number Five: February 5, 2013
Recorded 2009
Genre Punk rock, alternative rock, glam rock
Length 38:26
Label Reprise
Producer Brendan O'Brien
My Chemical Romance chronology
The Mad Gear and Missile Kid
Conventional Weapons
May Death Never Stop You

Conventional Weapons is a compilation album by American alternative band My Chemical Romance, released as a series of singles between October 2012 and February 2013. It marked the band's final release of studio material before their breakup in March 2013.


On September 14, 2012, Frank Iero announced the project through the band's official website.[1][2] The album consists of ten unreleased songs that were recorded in 2009, prior to the making of the band's fourth studio album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.


Conventional Weapons was released as a series of five colored double A-side singles accompanied by digital downloads. Each release was made available for individual purchase, but all five were also offered collectively as part of a limited-edition box set available for pre-order through the official My Chemical Romance online store. The 7-inch vinyl singles were packaged in five different picture sleeves each depicting a different type of weapon. The final single Number Five, was shipped along with a box to house all five individual releases, along with an exclusive poster. All singles were pressed in a different color of vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gerard Way, Ray Toro, Frank Iero, Mikey Way and Bob Bryar.

Number One
1."Boy Division"2:55
2."Tomorrow's Money"3:16
Total length:6:13
Number Two
Total length:7:45
Number Three
5."The World Is Ugly"4:54
6."The Light Behind Your Eyes"5:12
Total length:10:06
Number Four
7."Kiss the Ring"3:09
8."Make Room!!!!"3:42
Total length:6:51
Number Five
9."Surrender the Night"3:27
10."Burn Bright"4:17
Total length:7:44




  1. ^ Tim, Cashmere. "My Chemical Romance Announces Conventional Weapons". Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "My Chemical Romance to release 10 new songs over the next five months". NME. 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 

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