Consumed by Your Poison is the debut studio album by the Canadian band Despised Icon. It was released on October 2, 2002 through Galy Records.

Critical reception
Consumed by Your Poison generally received positive reviews, Greg Pratt of Exclaim! magazine wrote mainly praising the vocals work, stating that both Marie-Hélène Landry and Steve Marois “provide a multitude of sounds not usually heard in the realm of oppressive cookie monster vocals.” Overall, Pratt exalt the band’s musicianship, saying: “brutal, well played and technically adept, this sounds great, looks great.”

Reissue
Consumed by Your Poison was re-released on April 4, 2006 through Century Media Records. It has been remixed by the band’s former guitarist Yannick St-Amand—vocalist Alexandre Erian commented about, saying that “the result [of new remix] sounds way heavier then the original version”; the album comes with newly recorded bonus tracks of the first two tracks on the disc and features all new artwork and layout designed by Sven de Caluwé from Aborted.

Track listing
1. “Compelled To Copulate” (Alexandre Erian, Eric Jarrin, Steve Marois) – 2:53
2. “Poissonnariat” (Erian, Jarrin) – 3:20
3. “Grade A-One” (Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 3:01
4. “Le Chéne Et Le Roseau” (Erian, Gregory Bussy, Jarrin) – 3:04
5. “Dead King” (Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 0:54
6. “Absolu” (Bussy, Erian, Jarrin) – 3:43
7. “Fashionable” (Bussy, Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 2:45
8. “Interfere In Your Days” (Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 2:57
9. “Clef de voûte” (Erian, Jarrin) – 3:06
10. “Despise The Icons” (Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 0:58

2006 re-recorded version bonus tracks
11. “Poissonnariat” (Erian, Jarrin) – 3:29
12. “Compelled To Copulate” (Erian, Jarrin, Marois) – 3:08

Personnel
* Marie-Hélène Landry – vocals
* Steve Marois – vocals
* Eric Jarrin – guitar
* Yannick St-Amand – guitar
* Sebastien Piché – bass
* Alexandre Erian – drums

Edited by Tecfan on 16 Jan 2009, 08:17

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