Twisted by Design

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Twisted by Design
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Studio album by Strung Out
Released May 5, 1998
Genre Pop punk
Punk rock
Skate punk
Hardcore Punk
Melodic Hardcore
Length 36:31
Label Fat Wreck Chords
Producer Ulrich Wild
Strung Out chronology
Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues
(1996)Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues1996
Twisted by Design
(1998)
An American Paradox
(2002)An American Paradox2002

Twisted by Design is Strung Out's third album with Fat Wreck Chords. The album was released on May 5, 1998.[1] The album was the last with former bassist Jim Cherry, who later died of a heart problem. It was remastered and re-released on April 15, 2014 as part of the first volume of Strung Out's 20th anniversary box set. The album received positive reviews by critics and fans alike.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Jason Cruz except ** by Jim Cherry
All leads by Rob Ramos except * by Jake Kiley

  1. "Too Close to See" – 3:01 (Rob)
  2. "Exhumation of Virginia Madison" – 2:20 (Jake, Rob)
  3. "Deville" – 2:12 (Rob)
  4. "Mind of My Own" – 2:33 (Jim**)
  5. "Reason to Believe" – 2:15 (Jim**, Jake, Rob)
  6. "Crossroads" – 2:54 (Jake, Jim)
  7. "Paperwalls" – 3:23 (Jake, Rob)
  8. "Ice Burn" – 2:09 (Jake, Rob)
  9. "Ultimate Devotion" – 2:06 (Jim**)
  10. "King Alvarez" – 2:22 (Rob)
  11. "Asking For The World" – 2:25 (Jim*)
  12. "Tattoo" – 2:23 (Rob)
  13. "Just Like Me" – 2:04 (Jim**)
  14. "Matchbook" – 4:24 (Rob)

Personnel[edit]

  • Jason Cruz – Lead vocals
  • Jake Kiley – Guitar
  • Rob Ramos – Guitar
  • Jordan Burns – Drums
  • Jim Cherry – Bass
  • Ulrich Wild – Producer, Engineer
  • Jeff Robinson – Assistant engineer
  • Jodi Wille – Photography
  • Tom Baker – Mastering
  • Famous Nick – Design, Layout design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strung Out - Twisted By Design". Discogs. 
  2. ^ "Strung Out Twisted by Design". Sputnik Music. Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Twisted By Design". 15 April 2014 – via Amazon.