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311 is an album by American alternative rock band 311. The album, referred to by fans as “The Blue Album”, was released July 25, 1995. The album launched the band into mass-success in the rock world. It has been certified triple platinum with sales over three million albums.

The album contained three successful singles, “Don’t Stay Home”, “All Mixed Up”, and “Down”.

Track listing
Composers for music only are listed below following track title. All lyrics are by Nicholas Hexum & S.A. Martinez except as noted.

“Down” (Hexum) - 2:53
“Random” (Sexton) – 3:07
“Jackolantern’s Weather” (Sexton) – 3:24
“All Mixed Up” (Hexum) – 3:02
“Hive” (Sexton/Hexum) – 2:59
“Guns (Are for Pussies)” (Sexton) – 2:16
“Misdirected Hostility” (Hexum) – 2:59
“Purpose” (Hexum; lyrics by Hexum) – 2:44
“Loco” (Mahoney; lyrics by Hexum) – 1:53
“Brodels” (Sexton) – 3:32
“Don’t Stay Home” (Hexum; lyrics by Hexum) – 2:43
“DLMD (Don’t Let Me Down)” (Hexum) – 2:13
“Sweet” (Mahoney) – 3:15
“T & P Combo” (Mahoney/Wills) - 2:49

B-Sides
“Tribute”, “Gap”, “Firewater” and “Let the Cards Fall” (available on Enlarged to Show Detail EP)
“Who’s Got the Herb?” (available on 311 Live and the Hempilation: Freedom Is NORML soundtrack)
“Outside” (on National Lampoon’s Senior Trip soundtrack)
“Juan Bond” and “Next”
“Sweet (Original)”

Personnel
Nicholas Hexum - vocals, guitar
Chad Sexton - drums, percussion
Timothy J. Mahoney - Guitar
P-Nut - Bass
Count SA - vocals, scratches

Credits
Producer: Ron Saint Germain, 311
Recorded & mixed by Ron Saint Germain & Scott Ralston, assisted by John Ewing Jr., at NRG Studios
Art Direction: Diane Painter
Design: Terry Robertson
Photography: Catherine Wessel

Charts

Album
Year Chart Position
1995 Heatseekers 1
1995 The Billboard 200 12


Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1995 “Don’t Stay Home” Modern Rock Tracks 29
1996 “Down” Hot 100 Airplay 37
1996 “Down” Modern Rock Tracks 1
1996 “Down” Mainstream Rock Tracks 19
1996 “All Mixed Up” Hot 100 Airplay 36
1996 “All Mixed Up” Modern Rock Tracks 4

Edited by MRKILLINGJOKE on 11 Jun 2009, 02:18

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