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Essentials (Failure album)

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Released  2006
Length  2:12:20
Artist  Failure
Producer  Failure
Recorded  1992 - 1996
Essentials (2006)  Tree of Stars (2014)
Release date  December 2006
Label  CD Baby
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Genres  Space rock, Alternative metal
Similar  Golden, Magnified, Comfort, Fantastic Planet, The Heart Is a Monster

Failure essentials full compilation album

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).


  • 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"
  • Production
  • 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
  • Songs

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