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2003 - Columbia Records

2.The Noose
3.Long Way Home
4.Hit That
5.Race Against Myself
6.(Can't Get My) Head Around You
7.The Worst Hangover Ever
8.Never Gonna Find Me
9.Lightning Rod
10.Spare Me The Details
11.Da Hui
12.When You're In Prison
13.Defy You (acoustic) *

* From the Japanese edition of "Splinter"

Produced and mixed by Brendan O'Brien
Engineered by Karl Egsieker
Additional engineering by Chris Higgins and Billy Bowers
Except for "Hit That" engineered by Nick Didia, Karl Egsieker and Chris Higgins
Recorded at Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA
And Southern Tracks Recording, Atlanta, GA
Assisted by Jaime Sickora, Brian Humphrey, Kevin Mills, Bryan Cook and Mark Valentine
Mixed at Southern Tracks, Atlanta, GA
Assisted by Phil Martin

Additional musicians:
Drums: Josh Freese
Keyboards on "Hit That": Ronnie King
Backing vocals: Jim Lindberg, Jack Grisham, Dexter, Noodles, Higgins (X-13)
Guitar tech: Steve Masi
Crowd vocals on "Neocon": the 2002 Reading Festival crowd
DJ scratching on "The Worst Hangover Ever": Mark Moreno
Trumpet on "The Worst Hangover Ever": Phil Jordan
Saxophone on "The Worst Hangover Ever": Jason Powell
Trombone on "The Worst Hangover Ever": Erich Marbach
Bell on "The Worst Hangover Ever": recorded at "King Neptunes" (Sunset Beach, CA) Thanks - Juan Alvarez
Piano on "Spare Me The Details": Brendan O'Brien
Backing vocals on "When You're In Prison": Lauren Kinkade
Strings on "When You're In Prison" orchestrated and contracted by Suzie Katayama
Strings recorded at Henson Recording Studios
Concert master: Josephina Vengara
Violins: Natalie Leggett, Mario De Leon, Eve Butler, Denyse Buffum, Matt Funes
Cello: Larry Corbett
Harp: Gayle Levant
Guitar effects programming: Chris Higgins (X-13)
Mastered by Eddy Schreyer at Oasis Mastering, Studio City, CA, except "Hit That" mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Jim Lindberg appears courtesy of Epitaph Records
Jack Grisham appears courtesy of Nitro Records

Art direction: Sean Evans
Cover concept by Dexter Holland
Design by Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon and Dan Abbot
Photography by Rupert Truman
CD Extra designed by Justin Beope and Sarkis Kaloustian
Management: Rebel Waltz, INC.

The Offspring are:
Dexter Holland: vocals, guitar
Greg K: bass, vocals
Noodles: guitar, vocals

All songs by The Offspring
Corpyrighted 2003 Underachiever Music (BMI). All rights reserved
Used by permission


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