The Tropic Rot

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The Tropic Rot
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Studio album by Poison the Well
Released July 7, 2009
Recorded Early 2009
Studio Castle Oaks Production & The Candy Shop Studios
Genre Post-hardcore, metalcore
Length 47:20
Label Ferret
Producer Steve Evetts
Poison the Well chronology
Versions
(2007)
The Tropic Rot
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk (80%) [1]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [2]
Hearwax Media (8.2/10) [3]
Lambgoat 7/10 stars [4]
The PRP 4.5/5 stars [5]
Thrash Hits 4.5/6 stars [6]

The Tropic Rot is the fifth (and thus far final) studio album by American hardcore punk band Poison the Well. The album was released on July 7, 2009 through Ferret Music.[7] The album was originally intended to be produced by J. Robbins, however due to a family emergency he had to be replaced by Steve Evetts.[8]

The Tropic Rot received positive reviews and peaked at number 180 on the Billboard 200.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All music and lyrics written by Poison the Well.

  1. "Exist Underground" – 3:36
  2. "Sparks It Will Rain" – 4:07
  3. "Cinema" – 4:22
  4. "Pamplemousse" – 5:51
  5. "Who Doesn't Love a Good Dismemberment?" – 4:05
  6. "Antarctica Inside Me" – 5:07
  7. "When You Lose I Lose As Well" – 3:30
  8. "Celebrate the Pyre" – 3:04
  9. "Are You Anywhere?" – 5:25
  10. "Makeshift Clay You" – 2:40
  11. "Without You and One Other I Am Nothing" – 5:33

Vinyl edition bonus tracks

  1. "D10 D11" – 4:10
  2. "Deportation Spreads" – 4:08

Digital deluxe edition bonus tracks (from I/III / II/III / III/III)

  1. "New Fast" – 2:11
  2. "Purple Sabbath" – 4:52
  3. "Shuffle" – 3:20
  4. "Bowie" – 4:40
  5. "A#No.1" – 2:35
  6. "Run Desire Gone Clean" – 1:02

Personnel[edit]

Poison the Well

  • Brad Clifford – guitar
  • Bradley Grace – bass guitar, background vocals, guitar, stomps
  • Chris Hornbrook – drums and percussion
  • Jeff Moreira – vocals
  • Ryan Primack – guitar, keyboards

Production

  • Produced and engineered by Steve Evetts at Castle Oaks Production & The Candy Shop Studios
  • Mastered by Allan Douches for West West Side Music

Art

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