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NOFX War on Errorism

Spin: "...When they write about real people, real fears, and the stoopidness of the punk-rock lifestyle, a pure heart shines through..."
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  • Released: May 5, 2003
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Fat Wreck Chords

Entertainment Reviews:

Spin - 7/03, p.110
"...When they write about real people, real fears, and the stoopidness of the punk-rock lifestyle, a pure heart shines through..."

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Product Description:

This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files. Enhancements include political information, a trailer for the film UNPRECEDENTED and animated NOFX videos.
NOFX: Fatty (vocals, ebow, keyboards, bass); El Hefe (vocals, horns); Melvin (guitar, background vocals); Smelly (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Spike Slawson, Karina Denike (vocals); Joel Lova, Mattias Koski, Scarlett Costello, Conor (spoken vocals); Sascha Lazor (guitar); Jason Freese (saxophone); Dude from the Caddies (trombone); Ronnie King, The Mod (keyboards); Karina Denike (vibraphone).
Includes liner notes by Far Mike Smelly, Melvin El Hefe.
Personnel: El Hefe (vocals, guitar, horns); Karina Denike (vocals, vibraphone); Spike Slawson (vocals); Jason Freese (saxophone); Dude (trombone); Ronnie King (keyboards).
Recording information: Motor Studios.
Directors: Joan Sekler; Adam Krammer; Richie Perez.
Obviously, NOFX are one of the standard-bearers of the West Coast skate-punk sound. Still, a band that sticks around as long as they have will eventually mature, no matter the genre, and THE WAR ON ERRORISM is where NOFX blossoms into adulthood. That's not to say they've lost their sense of humor, punk energy, or passion for embodying and detailing their milieu. It's just that they've expanded; you can hear it in the music, as a fuller, more pop-conscious production kicks in and everything from a horn section to a vibraphone makes an appearance. You can also hear it in the lyrics, which (in line with the Bush-bashing cover art) rise to the challenge of the post-9/11 world by adding a new degree of sociopolitical comment. Don't worry, skate kids, the band can still kick it.

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  • UPC: 751097065723
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