Bleed Like Me

Label
Universal Music Ltd.
Release date
14 Jul 2009
Running length
11 tracks
Running time
44:57

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Bad Boyfriend 3:47 91,479
2 Run Baby Run 3:58 113,142
3 Right Between the Eyes 3:56 76,111
4 Why Do You Love Me (Album Version (Explicit)) 3:52 95
5 Bleed Like Me (Album Version (Explicit)) 4:00 89
6 Metal Heart 3:58 76,423
7 Sex Is Not the Enemy 3:05 83,346
8 It's All Over But the Crying 4:40 85,569
9 Boys Wanna Fight (Album Version (Explicit)) 4:16 35
10 Why Don't You Come Over (Album Version (Explicit)) 3:24 31
11 Happy Home 6:01 66,207

About this album

Bleed Like Me is the fourth album by group Garbage. It was released in April 2005 worldwide, following critical appraisal and unexpectedly high chart positions for its lead-off single “Why Do You Love Me”, which entered the Billboard Hot 100 and debuted in the Top 10 of the UK singles chart.

Bleed Like Me debuted on the Billboard 200 at a career-high #4 - the band’s first top ten album ever in the States. Bleed Like Me had a very strong opening week globally, debuting in the top five in many countries - including the United Kingdom, Australia, and the States.

Following lacklustre response to its predecessor, 2001’s beautifulgarbage, passive aggression between band members Duke Erikson, Shirley Manson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig, and a general lack of direction for the record, Garbage struggled to create the album and in October 2003 the band secretly split for four months. After sessions with John King in Los Angeles studio and a guest appearance from ex-Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on “Bad Boyfriend”, the band reformed with renewed focus and completed the record by the end of 2004.

Bleed Like Me also includes contributions from drummer Matt Walker (Filter, The Smashing Pumpkins) and bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Ima Robot, Beck, Nine Inch Nails).

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  • ayeromanojoy

    What an excellent album, ♥ but it's so short to me! Needs more tracks!

    18 Feb 7:27pm Reply
  • My_Sharona

    this album is better than Version 2.0 but not better than Beautiful gargabe [2]

    27 Jan 7:19pm Reply
  • SimonePerrota

    I think Garbage lost their mystique with this album and stripped things down a little TOO much... If Garbage's discography were a family, Bleed Like Me would be the naïve, bratty teenage daughter. Maybe that's the point but I don't think so... You'd expect Garbage to avoid remedial songwriting and clichés (especially when it comes to dark topics) but unfortunately they don't here.

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • heartbreakdown

    I don't get all the hate towards this album. I think it's amazing.

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • MalditoFlavio

    It's enjoyable, Run Baby Run, Bleed Like Me and even RBtE are one of Garbage's best tunes, this is damn catchy but either way it doesn't sound neither consistent nor sincere overall, and some awesome guitar sounds here were ruined by some unfortunate songwriting, like on Sex is Not the Enemy.

    18 Aug 2013 Reply
  • grohl17

    My favorite Garbage album and one of my favorite albums of all time. Weird to see that many people don't like it.

    14 Aug 2013 Reply
  • TomasJohn

    favorite [2]

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • idkmon

    "this album is better than Version 2.0 but not better than Beautiful Garbage" I couldn't agree more.

    16 Jun 2013 Reply
  • handcuter

    this album is better than Version 2.0 but not better thatn Beautiful gargabe

    19 Sep 2012 Reply
  • BalisongAbraxas

    Least favorite

    8 Jul 2012 Reply
  • vcontrol

    underrated

    3 Jun 2012 Reply
  • daulkim

    favorite

    15 May 2012 Reply
  • frodonoz

    pretty solid album! sounds bit dated now

    12 May 2012 Reply
  • lauragalastre

    this is my favorite one

    4 May 2012 Reply
  • Diegucho

    worse garbage album

    31 Mar 2012 Reply
  • rvg1990

    23 Mar 2012 Reply
  • TriggerLucy

    Metal Heart & Bleed Like Me > The rest

    19 Mar 2012 Reply
  • hipohondorm

    After disappointing Beautiful Garbage, this one really blew my mind. A true comeback in style to first two albums, which I adore. A riff from "right between the eyes" became my cell phone ring and it constantly reminds me to f*ck whoever wants to f*ck with me (in a figurative sense of course)

    21 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ultimatedhani

    metal heart and happy home are amazing [2] i'm a crazy fan of this whole cd too

    9 Sep 2011 Reply
  • trent576

    metal heart and happy home are amazing

    27 Jul 2011 Reply
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