Best of Anberlin album
2009-01-04 by Matt Rounds | 39 Comments

Tooth & Nail is releasing a best of Anberlin album on April 7, 2009. Besides the release date, other information such as the tracks is unknown.

Anberlin released their fourth studio album, New Surrender, on September 30, 2008.

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MattRTS
January 4th 2009

136 Comments


Oh fun, a "best-of" album... Cheap marketing trick...

JizzInMyPants
January 4th 2009

2368 Comments


hey matt can you sdfu do you realize how much of a slump the music industry is in now? let them do what they please

Asiatic667
January 4th 2009

4647 Comments


wts the pnt

Knott-
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

10194 Comments


i'm guessing itwon't have new surrender songs on itThis Message Edited On 01.04.09

TheStarclassicTreatment
January 4th 2009

2910 Comments


You're guessing wrong, the new album is their biggest to date, and the Feel Good Drag is a definite.

Knott-
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

10194 Comments


Their new album wasn't released on Tooth and Nail though was it?

I don't know the rules on these things like.

Evidently I agree with you on their album being their biggest & best to date. Check the text under my post!

Abdar112
January 4th 2009

392 Comments


My craz for these guys stopped after 'Cities' & I have yet to hear 'New Surrender'.

Can someone inform me if "Feel Good Drag" off 'New Surrender' is the same as "The Feel Good Drag" off 'Never Take Friendship Personally'?

Abdar112
January 4th 2009

392 Comments


and if so...why?

MattRTS
January 4th 2009

136 Comments


[quote=JizzInMyPants]hey matt can you sdfu do you realize how much of a slump the music industry is
in now? let them do what they please[/quote]I do more or less realize the slump, but still, best-of
albums are cheap marketing tricks.This Message Edited On 01.04.09

Knott-
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

10194 Comments


It's the same song, Abdar. The NS version is not wildly different from the NTFP recording but it's re-done.

Abdar112
January 4th 2009

392 Comments


lame...but good song, I suppose I'll check out New Surrender

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
January 4th 2009

17920 Comments


this is pretty dumb; hopefully there's like at least a dvd or something to go with it

DaveBum69
January 4th 2009

699 Comments


I like anberlin but this is dumb, just like the atreyu greatest hits

Knott-
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

10194 Comments


oh wow i didn't even read that that's my 20th birthday.

sick.

Mikesn
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

3709 Comments


hey that is my birthday too

i thought they already released a best of? guess not...

Knott-
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

10194 Comments


Narrr. Lost Songs was like a collection of rarities, live performances, daft stuff like that.

ninjuice
January 4th 2009

6761 Comments


Can someone inform me if "Feel Good Drag" off 'New Surrender' is the same as "The Feel Good Drag" off 'Never Take Friendship Personally'?

Intro is a little different, scream in the bridge is gone and the production is a bit better. End result isn't as good. And you should hear Cities before NS.
i thought they already released a best of?

They released a B-sides album but no best of before this.
I like anberlin but this is dumb, just like the atreyu greatest hits

Better band obviously, but yeah. Best of's only make sense when you have much more material.

Digging: Robin Skouteris - The King of ArtPOP

Asiatic667
January 4th 2009

4647 Comments


they've only got like 4 or 5 albums sofar, a best of album seems pretty unnecesary.
Maybe tooth and nail are woried Anberlins star will burn out before they make any more money off of them

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
January 4th 2009

20855 Comments


If it excludes '(*Fin)', SPUTNIK RIOTS!!!

MattRTS
January 4th 2009

136 Comments


[quote=mynameischan]this is pretty dumb; hopefully there's like at least a dvd or something to go with it[/quote]
If they added a live DVD and/or a "behind the scenes" thing, that would make it worthwhile.

roofi
January 4th 2009

959 Comments


Stupid and unnecessary (especially since they'll only take songs from their T&N albums). I agree with the live DVD idea, though, they completely rule live.

Mikesn
Emeritus
January 4th 2009

3709 Comments


ah right, my b

gaslightanthem
January 4th 2009

5209 Comments


yeah this is stupid - probably the labels idea although the band would have had to agree with it i guess

roofi
January 4th 2009

959 Comments


haha Stephen from Anberlin has a picture on his myspace that sorta lets you know what he thinks of this.
http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewImage&friendID=3386705&albumID=666660&imageID=57067052

Captain North
January 4th 2009

6779 Comments


[quote]yeah this is stupid - probably the labels idea although the band would have had to agree with it i guess[/quote/

Not necessarily. The label essentially owns the rights to those songs. They can do what they like with them. Look what happened with Deftones when they made that song 'Back to School Mini Maggot', the label re-released White Pony against the bands wishes.

evilmegaman
January 4th 2009

174 Comments


atreyu's greatest hits was the best album ever made. surely, this will be good too. because best ofs are always good. you can't make a bad one. it's impossible



/sarcasm

VeryPleasantNeighbor
January 5th 2009

272 Comments


/sarcasm

thanks for the heads up


Kiran
Emeritus
January 5th 2009

6000 Comments


i hate when bands release best of albums after 3-4 ,or even less, releases. just comes off as cheap and money grabbing. especially disheartening since anberlin is one of the few current mainstream alternative bands i actually listen to.

Digging: Spoon - They Want My Soul

MattRTS
January 5th 2009

136 Comments


The only best of album that actually helped me was P.O.D.'s, since I loved every song on it & didn't like all their other songs.

Xplisit
January 5th 2009

1646 Comments


this is a certain kind of dumb considering they already had a utterly pointless release with 'Lost Songs'

evilmegaman
January 5th 2009

174 Comments


verypleasantneighbor: You'd be surprised how bad people are at reading

CrazyFool84
January 5th 2009

1080 Comments


Hahahah @ the defense of Greatest Hits album releases from record companies/the industry....that wasn't serious, right?This Message Edited On 01.05.09

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
January 5th 2009

7970 Comments


totally and utterly pointless, considering they can only use 3 releases for the best of.


traceyyle
January 11th 2009

4 Comments


lol best of Anberlin...totally unecessary
theyd have to include almost all of their songs from each album to create a true "best of" album because their music is just that amazing.

Blindsided
May 20th 2009

1871 Comments


Just interview Stephen Christian and he said they are attempting to shoot it down since they signed with Universal.

Waior
May 20th 2009

11425 Comments


Oh, cool. But T&N should just rename Cities: "Best of Anberlin."

Ha!

Blindsided
June 21st 2009

1871 Comments


That would be oh so correct sir.

robertsona
Staff Reviewer
June 21st 2009

14989 Comments


anberlin sucks anyway :O

OomBurriTo
September 22nd 2009

4 Comments


[[[Oh, cool. But T&N should just rename Cities: "Best of Anberlin."

Ha! ]]]

Quite right, slick.




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