Bleed Like Me - Garbage - Live In Cologne 2005 (DVDr)
Label: Not On Label (Garbage) - none • Format: DVDr Unofficial Release • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
Bleed Like Me is the fourth album by alternative rock group Garbage. It was released in April worldwide, following critical appraisal and unexpectedly high chart positions for its lead-off single " Why Do You Love Me ", which entered the Billboard Hot and debuted in the Top 10 of the UK singles chart. Bleed Like Me had a very strong opening week globally, debuting in the top five in many countries - including the United Kingdom, Australia, and the States.
Following lacklustre response to its predecessor, 's beautifulgarbagepassive aggression between band members Duke EriksonShirley MansonSteve Marker and Butch Vigand a general lack of direction for the record, Garbage struggled to create the album and in October the band secretly split for four months.
After sessions with John King in Los Angeles studio and a guest appearance from ex-Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on "Bad Boyfriend", the band reformed with renewed focus and completed the record by the end of Also contributing to songs written during sessions for the album but not used were John 5, formerly of Marilyn Manson, and Matt Chamberlain.
The first sessions for what would become Bleed Like Me were in March at the band's own Smart Studios ; although the band had made some rough demos  during a two-week session in August On the day Garbage started proper work on the fourth record, they wrote " Right Between the Eyes " in 30 minutes.
From August 4, Manson began to publish a blog of the band's progress on the album on their website, Shona Laing - New On Earth she had done previously during the recording of beautifulgarbage. Due to rising tension within the band and a breakdown in communication, on October 21 the band suffered in the words of Manson: "a complete and utter band meltdown this afternoon.
It was pretty intense. We all sat Halloweenhead - Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger a table telling home truths and it hurt but it also Bleed Like Me - Garbage - Live In Cologne 2005 (DVDr) really cathartic Bleed Like Me - Garbage - Live In Cologne 2005 (DVDr) healthy and constructive".
Not knowing if Garbage would continue, Vig relocated to his Los Angeles base, while Manson returned to her native Scotland. Not having the heart to tell them Garbage had effectively split, he name-dropped titles to them. After this encounter he realised there was still something left in the band. The sessions had the effect of giving the band perspective and direction. It kicked us in the butt and made us go The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds and kind of reevaluate where we were at and realize that what we do is really important to us, and we are the only ones who are really gonna get it done.
It was kind of seductive to think that maybe someone else was gonna come in and solve all of our problems, but in the end you gotta do it yourself. Feeling that Bleed Like Me - Garbage - Live In Cologne 2005 (DVDr) album beautifulgarbage was very fractured, the band decided what they Bleed Like Me - Garbage - Live In Cologne 2005 (DVDr) was for the record to have a 'live' sound BarbeQ - FakeFormat - 7th Basement "We tried to go for the pumping energy that all the best raw rock records have" .
Following the John King sessions, the band formally relocated to Los Angeles and wrote two new songs, " Metal Heart " and " Boys Wanna Fight ",  which were more energetic songs than the band had been writing as well as lyrically more "overtly political"  both songs referencing the US and UK led Invasion of Iraq. Work continued on the album throughout ; the band returning to their home base of Madison in September. The week of September 6, Justin Meldal-Johnsen performed bass on the tracks he hadn't already worked on.
On October 18, the band began to Witte Kerst - Henk Temming - Kerstalbum (File, Album) mixing the album track by track. It was made XFM's single of the week, reaching 1 on their airplay chart for several weeks. On March 27, the single was released on CD maxi in Australia,  where it debuted at 19,  and across Europe the following day. Bleed Like Me was released worldwide on April 11, selling 29, copies in its first week to debut at 4 on the UK album chart.
Despite cancelling the first date of the band's North American tour to support the release of Bleed Like Methe band headline shows started on April 10 in San Francisco. On May 3, " Bleed Like Me " was released to alternative radio. It peaks at 27 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart. On August 25, Garbage cancelled their scheduled October tour dates in France, Belgium and United Kingdom and in a statement stated that the band had "somewhat overextended themselves" and had decided to conclude their tour in Australia on October 1.
The end of the Australian tour also marked the end of active band promotion for Bleed Like Me. In contrast to Garbage's previous albums, only two of the singles from Bleed Like Me were remixed for clubs.
A number of tracks written during the sessions for Bleed Like Me but not included on the final album were released as bonus cuts on the groups international singles. Garbage also included a demo track, " Badass ", on the " Run Baby Run " single. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Contents [ show ]. Retrieved August 1, Categories :. Cancel Save. Garbage's fourth album. This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia view authors.
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