New & Used Hits: The Best of ApologetiX Vol. 1 & 2

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New & Used Hits: The Best of ApologetiX Vol. 1 & 2
📅 ReleasedNovember 2004
🏷️ LabelParodudes
🤑 ProducerKarl Messner
ApologetiX chronology
Adam Up
(2003)
New & Used Hits: The Best of ApologetiX Vol. 1 & 2
(2004)
Apol-acoustiX
(2005)

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New & Used Hits: The Best of ApologetiX Vol. 1 & 2 is the first compilation album and tenth album overall by ApologetiX. Seven of the album's tracks were previously unreleased, three of those were later released on Hits: The Road. The album also contains all the unique songs found on the EP Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas.

Track listing[edit]

All parody lyrics written by J. Jackson

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Are You Gonna Be Ike's Girl?" – 3:34
    • Parody of "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet
    • Previously unreleased.
  2. "JC's Mom" – 3:16
  3. "The Voice of Sodom" – 4:13
    • Parody of "The Boys of Summer" by Don Henley, this recording based on the version by The Ataris.
    • Previously unreleased.
  4. "It's Tough (Song About Nehemiah)" – 3:24
    • Parody of "This Love" by Maroon 5
    • Previously unreleased.
  5. "Welcome To The Judges" – 4:31
    • Parody of "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses
    • Previously unreleased.
  6. "Back Intact" – 4:10
    • Parody of "Back In Black" by AC/DC
    • Previously unreleased.
  7. "Good News Bookie (Live)" – 3:32
    • Parody of "Boot Scootin' Boogie" by Brooks & Dunn
    • Previously unreleased.
  8. "Hotel Can't Afford Ya 2004" – 6:36
    • Parody of "Hotel California" by Eagles
    • Originally featured on Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas.
    • mp3 available at http://www.apologetix.com
  9. "Micah No. 5" – 3:41
    • Parody of "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega
    • Originally featured on Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas.
  10. "December 5 or 6 B.C. (Oh Holy Night)" – 4:25
    • Parody of "December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)" by The Four Seasons
    • Originally featured on Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas.
  11. "Santa Claus" – 3:34
    • Parody of "Panama" by Van Halen
    • Originally featured on Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas.
  12. "It's Not Eden" – 3:38
    • Parody of "Superman (It's Not Easy)" by Five for Fighting
    • Originally featured on Adam Up.
  13. "Meshach" - 4:22
    • Parody of "Love Shack" by The B-52's
    • Originally featured on Adam Up.
  14. "Lifestyles of The Rich & Nameless" - 3:10
    • Parody of "Lifestyles of The Rich & Famous" by Good Charlotte
    • Originally featured on Adam Up.
  15. "Wherever You Will Sow (Live)" - 5:45
    • Parody of "Wherever You Will Go" by The Calling
    • Originally featured on Adam Up.
  16. "The Devil Went Down To Jordan" - 3:36
    • Parody of "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" by Charlie Daniels Band
    • Originally featured on Grace Period.
  17. "Corinthians" - 3:35
    • Parody of "In The End" by Linkin Park
    • Originally featured on Grace Period.
  18. "Baa! We're Lambs" - 2:15
    • Parody of "Barbara Ann" originally by The Regents, this version based on the cover by The Beach Boys
    • Originally featured on Grace Period.
  19. "Smooth Grandmama (Live)" - 4:25
    • Parody of "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson, this version based on the cover by Alien Ant Farm
    • Originally featured on Grace Period.
  20. "Life Restored" - 3:19
    • Parody of "Last Resort" by Papa Roach
    • Originally featured on Keep The Change.

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Bethlehemian Rhapsody (2001)" – 5:54
    • Parody of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen
    • Originally featured on Keep The Change.
  2. "The Real Sin Savior" – 4:09
    • Parody of "The Real Slim Shady" by Eminem
    • Originally featured on Keep The Change.
  3. "Story of A Squirrel" – 2:56
    • Parody of "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" by Nine Days
    • Originally featured on Keep The Change.
  4. "I Love Apostle Paul (Live)" – 2:38
    • Parody of "I Love Rock and Roll" by Arrows, this version based on the cover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
    • Originally featured on Spoofernatural.
  5. "Pray Now (Lost Art)" – 3:16
    • Parody of "All Star" by Smash Mouth
    • Originally featured on Spoofernatural.
  6. "Livin' What Jesus Spoke of" – 4:03
    • Parody of "Livin' la Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin
    • Originally featured on Spoofernatural.
  7. "Learn Some Deuteronomy (Live)" – 4:11
    • Parody of "Pour Some Sugar On Me" by Def Leppard
    • Originally featured on Spoofernatural.
  8. "Choirboy" – 4:20
    • Parody of "Cowboy" by Kid Rock
    • Originally featured on Spoofernatural.
  9. "Jail Got Rocked" – 2:22
  10. "One Way" – 2:57
    • Parody of "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies
    • Originally featured on Biblical Graffiti.
  11. "Enter Samson" – 5:31
    • Parody of "Enter Sandman" by Metallica
    • Originally featured on Biblical Graffiti.
  12. "Kick In The Wall" – 3:31
    • Parody of "Another Brick In The Wall" by Pink Floyd
    • Originally featured on Biblical Graffiti.
  13. "Put You Down In My Will" - 3:38
    • Parody of "Push" by Matchbox Twenty
    • Originally featured on Biblical Graffiti.
  14. "Walk His Way (Live)" - 4:03
    • Parody of "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith
    • Originally featured swag Boys
  15. "Narrow Way To Heaven" - 8:03
    • Parody of "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin
    • Originally featured on Jesus Christ Morningstar.Swa
  16. "Love & Kisses (Live)" - 4:07
    • Parody of "Rock and Roll All Nite" by KISS
    • Originally featured on Jesus Christ Morningstar.
  17. "Naomi Gonna Be With Ruth" - 3:30
    • Parody of "Only Wanna Be With You" by Hootie & the Blowfish
    • Originally featured on Ticked.
  18. "People" - 3:29
    • Parody of "Pepper" by Butthole Surfers
    • Originally featured on Ticked.
  19. "Bad Dude Risin'" - 2:19
    • Parody of "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Originally featured on Radical History Tour.
  20. "Jacob's Name Is Israel (Live)" - 4:25
    • Parody of "Takin' Care of Business" by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    • Originally featured on Radical History Tour.

Personnel[edit]

  • J. Jackson: Lead vocals, guitar
  • Karl Messner: Guitar, background vocals
  • Keith Haynie: Bass
  • Bill Rieger: Drums, percussion
  • Bill Hubauer: Keyboards

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Everlife: Female vocals on "Meshach"
  • B.J. Collins: Keyboards on "Naomi Gonna Be With Ruth"
  • Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz: Drums On "One Way", "Enter Samson" & "Jail Got Rocked"
  • John Parrendo: Fiddle on "The Devil Went Down To Jordan"
  • Shirley Wise: Vocals on "Choirboy" (She says "Radical idiots!")
  • Deb Messner: Background vocals on "Kick In The Wall" & "Enter Samson"

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Karl Vaughn Messner
  • All studio tracks mixed by Karl Vaughn Messner (except "Life Restored", Bethlehemian Rhapsody" "The Real Sin Savior" & "Story of a Squirrel", mixed by Karl Vaughn Messner & Bill Rieger)
  • Live tracks engineered by Bill Hubauer & mixed by Karl Vaughn Messner
  • New & live tracks mastered by Ron Jagger

See also[edit]

  • Parody music

External links[edit]


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