Papa Roach - Getting Away With Murder (2004)

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Papa Roach - Getting Away With Murder (2004)

Papa Roach - Getting Away With Murder (2004)
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Alternative Metal | Country: USA | Label: Geffen

Getting Away with Murder is the fourth album by the rock band Papa Roach. The album was a departure from the band's previous works, showcasing an alternative rock and hard rock sound instead of a nu metal and rap metal sound. Unlike their previous albums, the album features no rapping and instead features Jacoby Shaddix singing melodies. It was released on August 31, 2004 via Geffen Records and has been certified Gold in Canada and Platinum in America, selling at least 2.8 million units. Getting Away with Murder peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200.

Papa Roach released Getting Away With Murder on August 31, 2004. The album's first single was the title track. The album debuted at #17 on the Billboard 200, with 52,000 copies sold, less than a half of "Lovehatetragedy". However, the title track saw success through radio and peaked at #2 in the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #4 on the Modern Rock Tracks and #69 on the Billboard Hot 100. The second single, "Scars", peaked at #4 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #2 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, #15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #7 on the Pop Songs chart, becoming the band's biggest hit in the United States. "Scars" was ranked at #36 as the greatest song of 2005 and as the most successful song of the year by Billboard, becoming the band's first and only song to be included on Billboard's year-end charts, in addition, "Scars" was the band's first song to crossover to Top 40 radio since their breakthrough hit, "Last Resort". To support the album, the band toured throughout 2004 and 2005. Getting Away With Murder eventually achieved a platinum certification in the United States, after spending 58 weeks on the Billboard 200 thank to the hit of Scars, outselling "Lovehatetragedy". As of 2012, the album has sold over 5,000,000 copies worldwide, of which 1,000,000 for the U.S. It is also their first and only album to have more than one song charting on the hot 100 to date.

Several other tracks were used to promote the album across various mediums. The track "Blood (Empty Promises)" was featured on the Saw II soundtrack and the track "Getting Away with Murder" was featured in the end credits of The Chronicles of Riddick as well as the third-person shooter game MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf. "Not Listening" was used in the trailer for Resident Evil: Apocalypse and is also featured in the video games NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup, Gran Turismo 4, and FlatOut 2. Although it was not released as a single, Take me charted on Alternative songs chart at No.23, and on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart at No.11.

Initial critical response to Getting Away with Murder was mixed. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 59, based on 8 reviews. Response among fans were positive, and often cited as their second best album after Infest.

Jacoby Shaddix – lead vocals
Jerry Horton – guitars, backing vocals
Tobin Esperance – bass guitar, backing vocals
Dave Buckner – drums, percussion

Additional musicians
Programming by Howard Benson and Paul Decarli
All Keyboards by Howard Benson

Track List:
01. Blood (Empty Promises) (02:56)
02. Not Listening (03:10)
03. Stop Looking Start Seeing (03:08)
04. Take Me (03:26)
05. Getting Away With Murder (03:12)
06. Be Free (03:18)
07. Done With You (02:52)
08. Scars (03:28)
09. Sometimes (03:08)
10. Blanket Of Fear (03:22)
11. Tyranny Of Normality (02:40)
12. Do Or Die (03:28)

Bonus Tracks:
13. Harder Than A Coffin Nail (03:28)
14. Caught Dead (03:04)