The Empire Strikes First

~ Release by Bad Religion (see all versions of this release, 6 available)

Annotation

* Recorded at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA, Nov. 2003 - Feb. 2004

  • Mixed at Bay 7, Valley Village, CA, Feb. 2004
  • Mastered at Precision Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
  • Assistant engineers: Pete Martinez at Sound City & June Murakawa at Bay 7 (currently stored as 'additionally engineered')
  • Leopold Ross, Sonic Alienator on 'Beyond Electric Dreams'
Annotation last modified on 2014-11-04 15:49 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Overture
recording of:
Overture
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
1:09
2Sinister Rouge
soprano vocals:
Claudia Sarne
recording of:
Sinister Rouge
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
41:54
3Social Suicide
recording of:
Social Suicide
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
4.51:35
4Atheist Peace
violin:
David Bragger
recording of:
Atheist Peace
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
4.351:58
5All There Is
recording of:
All There Is
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
32:58
6Los Angeles Is Burning
guitar:
Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers guitarist)
Hammond organ:
John Ginty
recording of:
Los Angeles Is Burning
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
4.653:24
7Let Them Eat War
guest vocals:
Sage Francis
recording of:
Let Them Eat War
lyricist and composer:
Brian Baker (US punk guitarist & bassist), Jay Bentley, Sage Francis, Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz and Brooks Wackerman
3.52:58
8God’s Love
recording of:
God’s Love
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
3.652:32
9To Another Abyss
recording of:
To Another Abyss
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
4:08
10The Quickening2:19
11The Empire Strikes First
recording of:
The Empire Strikes First
lyricist and composer:
Brian Baker (US punk guitarist & bassist), Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
43:23
12Beyond Electric Dreams
programming:
Atticus Ross (musician, producer, engineer and film composer)
recording of:
Beyond Electric Dreams
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz, Brooks Wackerman and Chris Wollard
44:03
13Boot Stamping on a Human Face Forever23:49
14Live Again (The Fall of Man)
recording of:
Live Again (The Fall of Man)
lyricist and composer:
Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz
3:36