Silver Side up - (Import CD)
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- Heavy Metal
- Mono / Stereo
- Nickelback; Rick Parashar
- Silver Side Up
Nickelback: Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake (vocals, guitar); Mike Kroeger (bass); Ryan "Nik" Vikedal (drums).
Additional personnel: Ian Thornley (slide guitar).
Recorded at Greenhouse Studios, Burnaby, British Colombia, Canada.
"How You Remind Me" was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Record Of The Year.
Personnel: Ryan Peake, Chad Kroeger (vocals, guitar); Ian Thornley (slide guitar); Ryan Vikedal (drums).
Audio Mixer: Randy Staub .
Recording information: Greenhouse Studios, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.
Photographer: Daniel Moss.
Nickelback are arguably the preeminent bastard children of '90s hard rock. On the Canadian band's sophomore effort, the songs will surely appeal to heavy rockers who were introduced to Metallica as shorthaired rock heroes. Simple, crunchy chord progressions (that insinuate themselves quickly into one's memory) are matched by emotionally charged lyrics on SILVER SIDE UP.
"Never Again" is a chilling description of domestic abuse from the victim's point of view. The radio-bound track "How You Remind Me" puts a cynical new spin on typical motifs usually reserved for 80's pop-metal balladeers. "Money Bought" addresses sexual exploitation while "Just For" shows how the darker side of love can inspire vengeance. On the whole, SILVER SIDE UP is a promising follow-up to THE STATE, closing with the token acoustic-meets-electric track "Good Times Gone."
- Country of Origin
- Roadrunner Records
- Studio / Live
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Never Again
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] How You Remind Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Woke Up This Morning
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Too Bad
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Just For
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Hollywood
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Money Bought
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Where Do I Hide
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Hangnail
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Good Times Gone
- 39m 8s
- Universal Distribution
Q (12/02, p.67) - Included in Q Magazine's "The 50 Best Albums of 2002."
Q (11/01, p.125) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...What sets them apart from many of their contemporaries...is the genuine anger and strong hooks that light up their dark tales of domestic abuse, parental desertion and revenge..."
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- Joey Moi
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