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Alien

Band
TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresIndustrial Metal
LabelsCentury Media Records
Length54:47
Ranked#38 for 2005 , #1,226 all-time
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Comments :  10
Total votes :  10
Rating :  89.5 / 100
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Alien Information

Track listing (Songs)

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1.Imperial2:17-0
2.Skeksis6:43-0
3.Shitstorm4:22-0
4.Love?4:54-0
5.Shine5:13-0
6.We Ride2:38-0
7.Possessions4:13-0
8.Two Weeks3:28-0
9.Thalamus3:59-0
10.Zen5:02-0
11.Info Dump11:56-0

Line-up (members)

  • Devin Townsend : Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Samples
  • Jed Simon : Guitars
  • Byron Stroud : Bass
  • Gene Hoglan : Drums
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  • Guest/session musicians:
  • Jeff Cook : Choir (male)
  • Joanna Ussner : Choir (female)
  • Michele Madden : Choir (female)
  • Deborah Rodrigo-Tyzio : Choir (female)
  • Steph Reid : Choir (female)
  • Shay Ward : Choir (female)
  • Magdalena Bulak : Choir (female)
  • Tammy "Tamz" Theis : Choir (female)
  • Ani Kyd : Choir (female)
  • Marnie Mains : Choir (female)
  • Chris "The Heathen" Valagao : Choir (male)
  • Rossy Living : Choir (male)
  • Cam Krotche : Choir (male)
  • Billy Marquardt : Choir (male)
  • Mike Quigley : Choir (male)
  • Ross Empson : Choir (male)
  • Ash Manning : Choir (male)
  • Will Cochrane : Choir (male)
  • Shane Clark : Choir (male)
  • Christ Stanley : Choir (male)
  • Ross Gale : Choir (male)
  • Will Campagna : Choir (male)
  • Laurielynn Bridger : Choir (female)
  • Jayden Gignac : Choir (child)
  • Ethan Belcourt-Lowe : Choir (child)
  • Damian Moore : Choir (child)
  • Dorian Glaude-Living : Choir (child)
  • Dave Young : Keyboards
Recorded at Armory Studios (Vancouver, Canada), Greenhouse Studios (Vancouver, Canada) and The Dev Lan (Pitt Meadows, Canada). Mixed and mastered at Green Jacket Studios (Richmond, Canada).

Bonus tracks for Japan:
12. Zodiac (Melvins Cover) (4:00)
13. Love? (Extended Version) (5:56)
14. In the Rainy Season (Live) (5:24)

The limited edition CD comes with a bonus 3"-DVD containing:
1. Making of Alien
2. Oh My Fucking God (live)

Proposed track #12, "Whats New, Pussycat?" a Tom Jones cover was taken off of the album at the last minute because the band thought it didn't fit with the flow of the album.

Released in limited edition double 10" vinyl in 2005 (180g gatefold with glossy finish). 500 copies were made. The first 300 were green vinyl. The final 200 were presed on blue vinyl.
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Studio 87.5 231
Live 65 30
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Studio 86.3 80
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