All the Best Songs

All the Best Songs is a compilation album by the punk rock band No Use for a Name.

All the Best Songs
No Use for a Name - All the Best Songs cover.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedJuly 10, 2007 (2007-07-10)
Recorded1993–2005
GenrePunk rock, pop punk, melodic hardcore, skate punk
Length71:48
LabelFat Wreck Chords
ProducerDonnell Cameron, Pat Coughlin, Fat Mike, Ryan Greene, Ed Gregor, Karl H., Rory Koff, Dave Nassie, Steve Papoutsis, Chris Shiflett, Tony Sly
No Use for a Name chronology
Keep Them Confused
(2005)
All the Best Songs
(2007)
The Feel Good Record of the Year
(2008)

ContentsEdit

It compiles 24 tracks from the band's six studio releases between 1993 and 2005 as well as two previously unreleased songs, "History Defeats" and "Stunt Double", recorded during sessions for their 2005 album Keep Them Confused.[1][2]

ReleaseEdit

It was released on July 10, 2007 by Fat Wreck Chords. In July, the band went on a headlining West Coast tour, with support from Whole Wheat Bread and the Flatliners.[3]

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Tony Sly[1].

No.TitleLength
1."International You Day" (from Hard Rock Bottom, 2002)2:54
2."Justified Black Eye" (from ¡Leche con Carne!, 1995)2:39
3."Coming Too Close" (from Fat Music Vol. IV: Life in the Fat Lane, 1999)3:04
4."Invincible" (from Making Friends, 1997)2:18
5."Dumb Reminders" (from Hard Rock Bottom, 2002)2:49
6."Fatal Flu" (from ¡Leche con Carne!, 1995)2:27
7."Life Size Mirror" (from More Betterness!, 1999)3:14
8."On the Outside" (from Making Friends, 1997)2:51
9."Soulmate" (from ¡Leche con Carne!, 1995)3:04
10."Let Me Down" (from Hard Rock Bottom, 2002)2:58
11."Permanent Rust" (from The Daily Grind, 1993)2:33
12."Chasing Rainbows" (from More Betterness!, 1999)2:50
13."Not Your Savior" (from More Betterness!, 1999)3:54
14."Black Box" (from Keep Them Confused, 2005)2:52
15."The Answer Is Still No" (from Making Friends, 1997)2:39
16."Straight from the Jacket" (from ¡Leche con Carne!, 1995)2:22
17."Any Number Can Play" (from Hard Rock Bottom, 2002)2:44
18."For Fiona" (from Keep Them Confused, 2005)2:45
19."The Daily Grind" (from The Daily Grind, 1993)2:22
20."Let It Slide" (from More Betterness!, 1999)2:14
21."Feeding the Fire" (from The Daily Grind, 1993)2:28
22."Part Two" (from Keep Them Confused, 2005)3:35
23."Growing Down" (from Making Friends, 1997)2:04
24."Exit" (from ¡Leche con Carne!, 1995)3:35
25."History Defeats"2:22
26."Stunt Double"2:11
Total length:71:48

PersonnelEdit

Band
  • Tony Slyguitar, lead vocals[1]
  • Rory Koff – drums[1]
  • Robin Pfefer – lead guitar on tracks from The Daily Grind[1]
  • Ed Gregor – lead guitar on tracks from ¡Leche con Carne![1]
  • Chris Shiflett – lead guitar and backing vocals on tracks from Making Friends and More Betterness![1]
  • Dave Nassie – lead guitar on tracks from Hard Rock Bottom and Keep Them Confused[1]
  • Steve Papoutsis – bass guitar on tracks from The Daily Grind and ¡Leche con Carne![1]
  • Matt Riddle – bass guitar and backing vocals on tracks from Making Friends, More Betterness!, Hard Rock Bottom, and Keep Them Confused[1]
Additional musicians and vocalists
  • Karina Denike – additional vocals on "On the Outside"[1]
  • Dicky Barrett – additional vocals on "Growing Down"[1]
  • Spike Slawson – backing vocals on "Chasing Rainbows"[1]
  • Rebekah Scott – cello on "Not Your Savior" and "Let It Slide"[1]
  • Jennifer Walker – cello on "Let Me Down"[1]
  • Dana Lynn – violin on "Let It Slide"[1]
Production
  • Producers:
    • "Permanent Rust" and "The Daily Grind" – Pat Coughlin, Fat Mike, Donnell Cameron[1]
    • "Feeding the Fire" – Steve Papoutsis, Karl H.[1]
    • ¡Leche con Carne! tracks – Fat Mike, Ryan Greene, Tony Sly, Rory Koff, Ed Gregor, Steve Papoutsis[1]
    • Making Friends, Life in the Fat Lane, and More Betterness! tracks – Greene, Sly, Koff, Matt Riddle, Chris Shiflett[1]
    • Hard Rock Bottom and Keep Them Confused tracks – Greene, Sly, Koff, Riddle, Dave Nassie[1]
  • Jason Livermore – digital remastering[1]
Artwork and design
  • Brian Archer – layout, front cover and interior photographs[1]
  • Matt Riddle – back cover photograph[1]
  • Additional interior photographs by Scott Cole, Kate Powers, Marina Miller, Brian Wynacht, Winni Wintermeyer, Lisa Johnson, BJ Papas, Murray Bowles, and Chris McCaw[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y All the Best Songs (CD liner notes). No Use for a Name. San Francisco: Fat Wreck Chords. 2007. FAT 690.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ a b Greene, Jo-Ann. "All the Best Songs". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  3. ^ "No Use For A Name touring West Coast this July". Alternative Press. June 11, 2007. Retrieved August 21, 2016.

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