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Enter the Chicken
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Name Enter the Chicken
Artist Buckethead & Friends
Type Studio album
Released October 25, 2005
April 8, 2008 (Reissue)
Genre(s) Avant-garde, Heavy metal, Ambient, Instrumental rock
Length 41:21
44:11 (Reissue)
Label(s) Serjical Strike
Producer(s) Serj Tankian, Dan Monti
Professional reviews
*Allmusic 3.5 stars link
Buckethead chronology
The Cuckoo Clocks of Hell
(2004)
Enter the Chicken
(2005)
Kaleidoscalp
(2005)

Enter The Chicken is an album by guitarist Buckethead, his fourteenth solo studio album '. It was released on October 25, 2005 by Serj Tankian's label Serjical Strike. It has 11 songs, two of which are less than twenty seconds long. It contains appearances from such artists as Saul Williams, Maximum Bob, Efrem Schulz and Serj Tankian.

The instrumental "Nottingham lace (song)" (previously released online on http://www.bucketheadland.com) closes the album, and is one of Buckethead's most popular pieces.[citation needed]

A re-issue of this album was released on April 8 of 2008 with an additional song called "Shen Chi".[1]

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Buckethead and Dan Monti
# TitleLyricsMusicWriter(s) Length
1. "Intro"   Buckethead
Dan Monti
Buckethead
Dan Monti
0:15
2. "We Are One" (featuring Serj Tankian)Serj TankianBuckethead
Dan Monti
Serj Tankian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Serj Tankian
4:01
3. "Botnus" (featuring Efrem Schulz)Efrem SchulzBuckethead
Dan Monti
Efrem Schulz
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Efrem Schulz
3:24
4. "Three Fingers" (featuring Saul Williams)Saul WilliamsBuckethead
Dan Monti
Saul Williams
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Saul Williams
2:58
5. "Running From The Light" (featuring Gigi and Maura Davis)Gigi
Maura Davis
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Gigi
Maura Davis
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Gigi
Maura Davis
4:42
6. "Coma" (featuring Azam Ali and Serj Tankian)Azam Ali
Serj Tankian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Azam Ali
Serj Tankian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Azam Ali
Serj Tankian
5:38
7. "Waiting Hare" (featuring Shana Halligan and Serj Tankian)Shana Halligan
Serj Tankian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Shana Halligan
Serj Tankian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Shana Halligan
Serj Tankian
5:43
8. "Interlude" (by Donald Conviser) Buckethead
Dan Monti
Donald Conviser
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Donald Conviser
0:18
9. "Funbus" (featuring Dirk Rogers and Keith Aazami)Dirk Rogers
Keith Aazami
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Dirk Rogers
Keith Aazami
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Dirk Rogers
Keith Aazami
3:25
10. "The Hand" (featuring Maximum Bob and Ani Maldjian)Maximum Bob
Ani Maldjian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Maximum Bob
Ani Maldjian
Buckethead
Dan Monti
Maximum Bob
Ani Maldjian
4:24
11. "Nottingham Lace"   Buckethead
Dan Monti
Buckethead
Dan Monti
6:33
12. "Shen Chi" (2008 reissue) Buckethead
Dan Monti
Buckethead
Dan Monti
2:47
41:21/44:08

CreditsEdit

  • Tracks #1-7, 9-11 recorded at John Merrick Recorder.
  • Track #8 recorded at the Serjical Strike Dungeons.
  • Vocals for Tracks #1-4, 6-10 recorded at the Serjical Strike Dungeons.
  • Produced by Serj Tankian.
  • Engineered, mixed and co-produced by Dan Monti.
  • Mixed at the Binge Factory.
  • Vocal engineering on Track #5 by Bill Laswell, Cam Dinunzio.
  • Additional programming by Dan Monti.
  • Mastered by Paul Miner at Buzzbomb Studios.
  • A&R coordinating by Serj Tankian and George Tonikian.
  • Art direction by Bryan Theiss @ Frankenseuss Laboratories.
  • Buckethead's legal representation: Stan Diamond Esq., Diamond and Wilson.
  • Shen Chi (track 12) literally means angry in mandarin.

TriviaEdit

  • "We Are One" also appears on disc two of the Masters of Horror Soundtrack.
  • "We Are One" is used on the episode "Dance of the Dead" of the horror series Masters of Horror.
  • "Three Fingers" appears on the soundtrack of the movie Saw II.
  • When inserted into a computer, the track "Shen Chi" is called "Game of Death Theme Song" although it is different than the version previously released via his website.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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