10,000 Days

Release date
2 May 2006
Running length
11 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Vicarious 7:06 468,618
2 Jambi 7:28 397,937
3 Wings for Marie (Part 1) 6:11 144,962
4 10,000 Days (Wings Part 2) 11:13 139,769
5 The Pot 6:22 431,656
6 Lipan Conjuring 1:11 296,375
7 Lost Keys (Blame Hofmann) 3:46 257,460
8 Rosetta Stoned 11:11 293,704
9 Intension 7:21 263,515
10 Right in Two 8:55 309,463
11 Viginti Tres 5:02 226,459

About this album

10,000 days is the Grammy-Award winning fourth full-length studio album by Tool. By the end of 2006 the album had sold almost 3 million copies worldwide and in June 2006 the album was given a Platinum award by the RIAA.

Recorded: August to December 2005 at O’Henry Studios and Loft and Grandmaster Studios
Mixed at Bay 7 ( Read ‘The Making of Tool’s “10,000 Days”’: http://bit.ly/oJ7vWi)
Mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios
Released on May 2, 2006
Label: Volcano II / Tool Dissectional
Booklet: Stereoscopic sunglasses for viewing images inside the booklet created by Alex Grey.

The album received Grammy nominations and the aforementioned packaging actually won an award.
The name of the album indicates 27 years, approximately 10,000 days, of singer Maynard James Keenan’s mother’s paralysis ending with her death.
Personell: Maynard James Keenan - vocals; Adam Jones - gutar, sitar; Justin Chancellor - bass; Danny Carey - drums, tabla, percussion, Joe Barresi - engineering and mixing; Alex Grey - illustrations; Bob Ludwig - mastering; Lustmord - weather effects, Bill McConnell - vocals; Camella Grace - Voice of Nurse on “Lost Keys”

They say about 10,000 days in the Mix magazine: “10,000 days is a rich listening experience. There are multiple layers of music and sound. Listening to the album a couple of times and discovering new things is part of the experience. It takes you to many places.”

Rolling stone reviewer says: “But the music has such anthemic power that even the most cynical listener can find himself chanting along to lines like “To ascend, you must die!/You must be crucified!”

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  • MegaDave89

    The last album by Tool? I mean they had tale over 9 years since they did an album. Or do they making music that take long time?

    15 May 3:53am Reply
  • focus992

    basslines of this lp are definetely the best among their discography

    17 Apr 11:15am Reply
  • MoiCapriceJunky

    I'm one of those people who thinks 10,000 Days seems more like Lateralus leftovers oppose to a whole new take on a record.

    15 Apr 1:51am Reply
  • Sal-ival

    It is a good record and it has the right elements to be a proper Tool album, but for some reason i don't feel i have developed a strong inspiring connection over the years to its music and lyrics, unlike Lateralus or Ænima IMHO. I really, really hope Tool's next record to be better than 10,000 days.

    20 Mar 1:38am Reply
  • Funky-Shit-

    Wait 10,000 days??? that would be 27/28 years! pls no

    20 Feb 3:34pm Reply
  • thesmoke90

    I get it now, from when this album was released, it will be 10,000 days until the next one is released.

    10 Feb 2:25am Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Some people think this album just re-hashes Lateralus...I think those people need to listen closer, it's an entirely unique part of Tool's discography!

    18 Jan 4:17pm Reply
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    25 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Rustune

    oh yeah so stoned

    6 Nov 2014 Reply
  • tonycony

    Слушаю этот альбом с 15-летнего возраста и каждый раз нахожу в нём что-то новое. Жаль, что новый альбом после неоднократных анонсов так и не вышел. Но, всё же, если "10 000 Days" станет последним альбомом группы, то это будет яркая точка.

    30 Aug 2014 Reply
  • OcellatedGod

    I was disappointed when I bought it on the day of release but it's a slow grower, took over a year to get into it. This album comes off as inspired and legitimate artistic progression, not retro-kitch a la recent Opeth.

    9 Aug 2014 Reply
  • elQuanto

    This album was good, but it sounded too much like A Perfect Circle, and not enough like Tool.

    23 Jul 2014 Reply
  • jerry667

    It's my favorite by them, and possibly one of my favorite albums of all time. [3]

    27 May 2014 Reply
  • Taki90

    so adam is a meshuggah fan !

    30 Apr 2014 Reply
  • ricz_dm

    This is pretty much the coolest album ever

    7 Apr 2014 Reply
  • HorrorChemical

    amazing progression, love this album, don't understand all the hate for it.

    22 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Obay_the_Zombie

    My fav album <3

    20 Feb 2014 Reply
  • demiroes

    Tool is phenomenal!!!

    17 Nov 2013 Reply
  • I0000days

    worst album title.

    4 Nov 2013 Reply
  • djingsken

    It's my favorite by them, and possibly one of my favorite albums of all time. [2]

    24 Sep 2013 Reply
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