Appeal to Reason

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Appeal to Reason
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2, 2008 (2008-10-02)
RecordedJanuary–June 2008 at the Blasting Room, Fort Collins, Colorado
GenreMelodic hardcore, Punk rock
LabelDGC, Interscope
ProducerBill Stevenson, Jason Livermore
Rise Against chronology
This Is Noise
Appeal to Reason
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 | change 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