Life Begins Again

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Life Begins Again
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 25, 2005
Recorded22–29 June 2004
GenreJazz fusion, alternative rock
LabelSanctuary Records
ProducerJimmy Chamberlin
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex chronology
Life Begins Again
The Parable

Life Begins Again is the debut studio album by the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex. It was released on January 25, 2005 and as an Enhanced CD. The album stars several guest musicians and vocalists including Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Bill Medley (The Righteous Brothers), and Rob Dickinson (Catherine Wheel).[1]

Track listing[edit | edit source]

All tracks are written by Jimmy Chamberlin and Billy Mohler, except where noted.

1."Streetcrawler"Chamberlin, Mohler, Sean Woolstenhulme4:05
2."Life Begins Again" (Features Rob Dickinson on vocals) 3:44
3."P.S.A."Chamberlin, Mohler, Woolstenhulme5:46
4."Loki Cat" (Features Billy Corgan on vocals)Chamberlin, Mohler, Woolstenhulme4:09
5."Cranes of Prey" 5:18
6."Love Is Real" (Features Rob Dickinson on vocals) 3:22
7."Owed to Darryl"Chamberlin, Mohler, Woolstenhulme5:14
8."Newerwaves" 4:13
9."Time Shift" 2:43
10."Lullabye" (Features Bill Medley on vocals; Lyrics by Becca Popkin) 3:45
11."Loki Cat" (Reprise)Chamberlin, Mohler, Woolstenhulme1:11

Release history[edit | edit source]

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country External sites
January 24, 2005 Sanctuary SANCD340 CD UK Discogs MusicBrainz [1]
January 25, 2005 Sanctuary 06076-84734-2 Enhanced CD US Discogs MusicBrainz [1]

More releases: DiscogsMusicBrainz

Chart performance[edit | edit source]

Chart (2005) Peak
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[2] 37

Personnel[edit | edit source]

  • Jimmy Chamberlin – drums, producer, writer
  • Billy Mohler – bass, keyboards, guitar, writer, vocals on "Streetcrawler" and "Newerwaves"
  • Sean Woolstenhulme – guitar, writer
  • Adam BenjaminFender Rhodes
  • Paul Chamberlin – additional drums on "Loki Cat"
  • Corey Wilton – lead guitar on "Love Is Real", additional guitar on "Time Shift", art concept
  • Billy Corgan – vocals on "Loki Cat"
  • Linda Strawberry – backing vocals on "Lullabye"
  • Tom Rothrock – mixer
  • Mike Tarantino – mixing assistance
  • Edmund Monsef – engineer
  • Forrest Borie – video production, video editing
  • Frank Gironda – management

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Jimmy Chamberlin: Life Begins Again". Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  2. "Jimmy Chamberlin Complex Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard.