Star A.D. - Faith No More - King For A Day / Fool For A Lifetime
Label: London Records - none • Format: Cassette Album, Promo • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
King for a Day It was their first album recorded without longtime guitarist Jim Martin. The album showcased a greater variety than Star A.D. - Faith No More - King For A Day / Fool For A Lifetime band's usual heavy metal leanings,  with Rolling Stone calling the result a "genre shuffle".
Following Martin's departure, Trey Spruance was brought on to perform Deuce - Kiss - Nola the album, having also been in Mr.
Bungle with singer Mike Patton. Production of the album was further marred by the band suffering a car accident, and by the absence of keyboard player Roddy Bottumwho was affected by the deaths of both his father and Kurt Cobainwhose wife was his close friend. Spruance was replaced on the supporting tour by the band's former roadie Dean Menta.
However, Spruance played live with Faith No More for the first time in Novemberplaying the entire album during a show in Chile. Critical reception to the album has been mixed, with its varied genres being cited as a detraction by several reviewers. The album earned the band two Bay Area Music award nominations. The album's first two singles showed more of the typical heavy metal style while "Evidence" was a departure from the band's typical sound, incorporating jazz and funk elements.
This recording would be the first the band released without guitarist Jim Martinwith bassist Billy Gould recording the guitar parts instead. Martin was fired from the band later that year due to musical differences, via a fax from keyboard player Roddy Bottum;  and Mr. Bungle guitarist Trey Star A.D. - Faith No More - King For A Day / Fool For A Lifetime was brought in to record their next album.
However, Spruance left the band before the subsequent tour, and was replaced by the band's keyboard roadie, Dean Menta. Reasons given for the change differ—the band claim Spruance was unwilling to commit to a long touring schedule in support of the album, whilst Spruance claims he was never meant to be a permanent Free (Original Mix) - South Foundation - Free in the first place.
Gould has described the remote location of the studio as a form of "sensory deprivation". Recording the album took an additional three months, for which the band hired producer Andy Wallace. Wallace had previously worked with Sonic YouthNirvana and Slayer. Bottum claimed the combination of Wallace and Spruance as two new influences helped to create "a real up-in-the-air, Star A.D. - Faith No More - King For A Day / Fool For A Lifetime the fuck is gonna happen kind of feel" while recording.
According to singer Mike Patton, the band were involved in a car accident during the recording sessions for the album, while Patton was driving. Spruance and drummer Mike Bordin were also involved, and Patton claimed to have "had to look at a lot of things in the face" as a result. Before the album's release, the song " Digging the Grave " was released as a single on February 28, The album's third and final single was the jazz-funk number " Evidence ", released on May 8, The band made an appearance the previous month on the Australian variety show Hey Hey It's Saturday to perform the song,  which eventually peaked at number 32 in the UK  and number 27 in Australia.
A total of twenty tracks were recorded for the album, with only fourteen making the final listing. It's about a phenomenon. And if that guy happened to be one, I don't know. It's one of those things that happen; it's a Vegas thing. What could be more shameful than having to change your colostomy bag on stage?! Vegas is great, though. I love it. Welcome to America". Thompson 's book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Fool for a Lifetime was mixed. Writing for AllmusicGreg Prato gave it a more positive rating of three-and-a-half stars out of five, while calling it one of the band's "underrated releases".
Bassist Billy Gould also received a nomination for Best Bassist at the same event. Fool for a Lifetime 37 in their list of " Albums for Eternity"  and init placed fourth on the Alternative Nation site's "Top 10 Underrated 90s Alternative Rock Albums" list. Fool for a Lifetime was pre-released as a limited-edition two-record vinyl album, limited to 10, copies, two weeks before the album went on general sale.
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