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Daredevil
Daredevil
Studio album by Fu Manchu
Released January 1 1995
Recorded August 1994 at The Shop in Humboldt County, California
Genre Stoner Rock
Length 43:36
Label Bong Load Records
Producer Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf, Fu Manchu
Fu Manchu chronology
No One Rides For Free
(1994)
Daredevil
(1995)
In Search Of...
(1996)

Daredevil is the second studio album by the California stoner rock band Fu Manchu, released in 1995 via Bong Load Records. Notably it features what some consider the classic lineup of Scott Hill, Brad Davis, Ruben Romano and Eddie Glass.

BackgroundEdit

Not long after working on and releasing their 1994 debut album No One Rides For Free, Fu Manchu would quickly be at work on a follow-up in 1994 with new bassist Brad Davis. Recording would take place at The Shop in Humboldt County. Daredevil's inaugural release on 1 January 1995 saw it on CD and LP, the initial pressings not even having barcodes.[1][2] Later pressings would feature a barcode and a vinyl edition in translucent blue. Cube Farm Records would notably reissue the album on CD in 2003 and then At The Dojo Records would compose a 20th anniversary reissue on CD and Vinyl, remastered from the original tapes.

Following the release of the album Fu Manchu would tour North America with Monster Magnet and then immediately start work on a follow-up that September. At the time the album did get praised by The Los Angeles Times[3] and later retroactively praised by The Obelisk.[4]

Fu Manchu - Daredevil (Full Album 1995)

Fu Manchu - Daredevil (Full Album 1995)

Fu Manchu - Tilt Official

Fu Manchu - Tilt Official

TracklistEdit

  • 1. Trapeze Freak (4:18)
  • 2. Tilt (3:00)
  • 3. Gathering Speed (4:22)
  • 4. Coyote Duster (2:51)
  • 5. Travel Agent (4:12)
  • 6. Sleestak (3:42)
  • 7. Space Farm (5:30)
  • 8. Lug (3:29)
  • 9. Egor (3:36)
  • 10. Wurkin' (3:37)
  • 11. Push Button Magic (4:56)

PersonnelEdit

  • Scott Hill - Guitar, Vocals
  • Brad Davis - Bass
  • Eddie Glass - Guitar
  • Ruben Romano - Drums
  • Rob Schnapf - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Tom Rothrock - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Dennis Brower - Assistant Engineer, Mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen - Mastering
  • Lisa Johnson - Photography (Band Photos)
  • Gary Gladstone - Photography (Cover Photography)
  • Surfer Brad - Project Coordination

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Discogs
  2. Discogs
  3. Los Angeles Times
  4. The Obelisk
V·T·E Fu Manchu
Current Members Scott HillBrad DavisBob BalchScott Reeder
Past Members Ruben Romano • Mark Abshire • Greg McCaughey • Glenn Chivens • Scott Votaw • Eddie Glass • Brant Bjork
Studio Albums No One Rides For FreeDaredevilIn Search Of...The Action Is GoGodzilla's (Eatin' Dust)King Of The RoadCalifornia CrossingStart The MachineWe Must ObeySigns of Infinite PowerGigantoidClone of the Universe
Extended Plays Kept Between TreesSenioritisPick-Up SummerDon't Bother Knockin' (If This Van's Rockin)Missing LinkAsphalt Risin'GodzillaJailbreak / Blueberries & ChromeEatin' DustPlanet Of The Ape Hangers / Breathing FireSomething BeyondHung Out To DryKnew It All AlongBeach Blanket BongoutSlow Ride / Future TransmitterFU30, Pt. 1FU30, Pt. 2FU30, Pt. 3
Live Albums and Compilations Return To Earth 91-93Go For It... Live!Live at Roadburn 2003
Associated Bands, Artists, Etc. NebulaVirulenceKyussVista ChinoMondo GeneratorBig Scenic Nowhere
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