Appeal to Reason

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Appeal to Reason
Studio album by Rise Against
Released October 2, 2008 (2008-10-02)
Recorded January–June 2008 at the Blasting Room, Fort Collins, Colorado
Genre Melodic hardcore, Punk rock
Length 48:23
Label DGC, Interscope
Producer Bill Stevenson, Jason Livermore
Rise Against chronology
This Is Noise
(2007)
Appeal to Reason
(2008)
Singles from Appeal to Reason
  1. "Re-Education (Through Labor)"
    Released: August 25, 2008
  2. "Audience of One"
    Released: January 15, 2009
  3. "Savior"
    Released: June 3, 2009
  4. "Long Forgotten Sons"
    Released: March 2010

Appeal to Reason is the fifth studio album by American punk rock band Rise Against. After touring in support of their last album, The Sufferer & the Witness, Rise Against began to record Appeal to Reason in January 2008 at the Blasting Room studio in Fort Collins, Colorado. Recording and production were finished in June, and the album was released in North America on October 7, 2008. The album is the band's first release with current guitarist Zach Blair.

Appeal to Reason is Rise Against's highest charting album, getting to number three on the Billboard 200 chart and selling 64,700 copies in its first week of release. It got mostly good reviews from critics. The album produced three singles: "Re-Education (Through Labor)", "Audience of One", and "Savior".

Track listing[change | edit source]

No. Title Length
1. "Collapse (Post-Amerika)"   3:19
2. "Long Forgotten Sons"   4:01
3. "Re-Education (Through Labor)"   3:42
4. "The Dirt Whispered"   3:09
5. "Kotov Syndrome"   3:05
6. "From Heads Unworthy"   3:42
7. "The Strength to Go On"   3:27
8. "Audience of One"   4:05
9. "Entertainment"   3:34
10. "Hero of War"   4:13
11. "Savior"   4:02
12. "Hairline Fracture"   4:02
13. "Whereabouts Unknown"   4:02