Monsters in the Closet (Swollen Members album)
Monsters in the Closet is Swollen Members' third studio album released on Battleaxe Records. Monsters in the Closet is a collection of B-sides, rarities and unreleased tracks from the groups back catalog. In order to properly promote the record however, three brand new songs were created, two of which became popular singles. "Steppin Thru" led the way, continuing their streak of successful singles. "Breath" was the next one, featuring one of their best known videos courtesy of Todd McFarlane, a Canadian artist primarily known for comic books like Spawn, also the music video ended up reaching #1 MuchMusic's Top 30 Countdown. Both singles did exceptionally well with videos that topped the MuchMusic Countdown and helped the record reach Gold Status almost immediately. Notable guest appearances include Canadian artists Nelly Furtado and Saukrates. The album was certified gold by the CRIA with sales of over 70,000 copies across Canada.
|Monsters in the Closet|
|Studio album by|
|Released||November 12, 2002|
|Producer||Mad Child, Nucleus (exec.)|
Rob the Viking, DJ Kemo, Saukrates, Zodak, Evidence, DJ Vadim, Moka Only, Joey Chavez, Roger Swan, Chris Guy, Paul Nice, DJ Science, Mark B
|Swollen Members chronology|
|Singles from Monsters in the Closet|
|1.||"Intro"||Rob the Viking||0:49|
|3.||"Breath" (featuring Nelly Furtado)||Rob the Viking||3:50|
|4.||"Fuel Injected" (Remix) (featuring Saukrates)||Saukrates||3:50|
|5.||"Battle Axe Exclusive"||Zodak||2:34|
|7.||"English Breakfast"||DJ Vadim||2:23|
|8.||"Red Dragon" (Moka Only solo)||Moka Only||3:01|
|9.||"Bring It Home"||Rob the Viking||3:14|
|11.||"Members Only"||Joey Chavez||2:23|
|12.||"Act On It"||Rob the Viking||3:36|
|13.||"Long Way Down"||Rob the Viking, Roger Swan, Chris Guy||3:29|
|15.||"The Capitol"||Rob the Viking||1:51|
|17.||"Northern Lights"||Joey Chavez||4:03|
|18.||"Rockapella" (Prevail solo)||Roger Swan||0:52|
|19.||"Freak Fantastic"||DJ Science, Rob the Viking, Roger Swan||3:13|
|20.||"New Details"||Mark B||3:33|
|Canadian Albums Chart||7|
- Allmusic review
- Answers.com review
- Sputnikmusic review
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