| 1992 - 1996|
Tree of Stars
| Space rock, Alternative metal|
Golden, Magnified, Comfort, Fantastic Planet, The Heart Is a Monster
Essentials is the second compilation album by the alternative rock band Failure. It was released in 2006 on CD Baby.
Following the release of Golden (2004), both key members, Ken Andrews and Greg Edwards got back together to create a double disc album highlighting Failure's best moments, while including several rarities and the complete demos for Magnified (1994). The album also includes individual song critiques by Ken and Greg (only for the first disc).Failure
Ken Andrews – vocals, guitar, bass
Greg Edwards – bass, guitar, piano, percussion, drums on tracks 4, 5, 7, and on all Magnified demos
Robert Gauss - drums on tracks 1-3 "Comfort"
John Dargahi – drums on track 6 "Magnified"
Kellii Scott – drums on tracks 8-14 "Fantastic Planet"
Disc 1, tracks 1-3 produced by Failure and Steve Albini
Disc 1, tracks 4-14 produced by Failure
Disc 2, tracks 5-14 recorded by Greg Edwards and Ken Andrews
Magnified tracks recorded by Paul Lani and mixed by David Bianco and Ken Andrews.
Fantastic Planet tracks recorded and mixed by Ken Andrews
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