Conventional Weapons

My Chemical Romance - Conventional Weapons
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Based on 119 ratings
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February 5, 2013 / Release Date
Compilation / Format
Reprise / Label
Brendan O'Brien / Producer
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In the end, Conventional Weapons turned out to be one of the band's most satisfying records.


"Conventional Weapons" is a collection of post-"Black Parade" tracks that were ultimately scrapped because the band wasn't happy with the final product. But I ultimately find this to be a pretty great "record" with some of MCR's best songs to date! Sure, it's a little rough around the edges and a song or two may be a demo for a song that would later be on "Danger Days" ("Make Room!!!" shares the same bridge as "Na Na Na"), but ... read more


It seems as if everything MCR touches becomes at least, a little bit amazing, I mean, these are scrapped songs, yet they still sound great in their own right.

Faves: AMBULANCE, Gun., Surrender the Night

Least Fave: Make Room!!!!


EDIT: Don’t take this away from me it’s all I have left...

I am seeing MCR in September hmu if you're gonna be at Music Midtown!!!

Boy Division is so good


Nah this ain’t it chief


This doesn’t count for the purposes of any My Chemical Romance ranking of mine based on it not being an actual studio album. And also because I don’t really want to bring the average down, which is a concern because this compilation can be…pretty boring at times. If you press me on my favorites, I could point to “Boy Division,” “The World is Ugly,” “The Light Behind Your Eyes” and “Burn Bright,” not in that order. Some of them ... read more


Everything that they had no time to get to perfection. Most of these tracks were scrapped inbetween tbp and dd, but most of them are better than dd tracks. That’s a good addition to post tbp mcr collection, not as good as tbp, but more enjoyable than dd

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Track List

  1. Boy Division
  2. Tomorrow's Money
  4. Gun.
  5. The World Is Ugly
  6. The Light Behind Your Eyes
  7. Kiss the Ring
  8. Make Room!!!!
  9. Surrender the Night
  10. Burn Bright
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