The Quickening

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The Quickening is The Vandals' sixth album, released on July 5, 1996 (see 1996 in music). The Quickening is widely considered the definitive Vandals album, full of swift songs with a twisted sense of humor, blistering rhythms and a fiercely independent outlook.

Track listing

  1. "Stop Smiling" (Fitzgerald)
  2. "It's a Fact" (Fitzgerald)
  3. "Marry Me" (Freese)
  4. "Allah!" (Fitzgerald/Lagerborg/Quackenbush)
  5. "Tastes Like Chicken" (Fitzgerald/Quackenbush)
  6. "(But Then) She Spoke" (Fitzgerald)
  7. "How (Did This Loser Get This Job)" (Escalante/Fitzgerald)
  8. "Hungry for You" (Lagerborg/Quackenbush)
  9. "Failure Is the Best Revenge" (Fitzgerald)
  10. "Aging Orange" (Escalante/Fitzgerald)
  11. "Canine Euthanasia" (Fitzgerald)
  12. "Moving Up" (Fitzgerald)
  13. "(I'll Make You) Love Me" (Fitzgerald)
  14. "Choosing Your Masters" (Escalante)
  15. "I Believe" (Fitzgerald/Quackenbush)

Personnel

  • Warren Fitzgerald - Guitar, Vocals, Producer, Engineer
  • Josh Freese - Drums
  • Mike Melnick - Mixing
  • Chris Lagerborg - Vocals (bckgr)
  • Joe Escalante - Bass, Photography
  • Mackie Osborne - Artwork
  • Dave Quackenbush - Vocals
  • Mon Agronot - Engineer
  • Tom Baker - Mastering