The All-American Rejects
is the self-titled debut album from The All-American Rejects
, first released on January 17, 2003 in Australia and then on February 4, 2003 in the United States. On March 3 it was then released in the UK. The original LP released solely by Doghouse Records
was released October 15, 2002. There was a bonus CD included with it, featuring five songs by other Doghouse Records artists.
Production and marketing
The album was recorded in 2001 by the duo of Tyson Ritter
and Nick Wheeler
after being signed by independent label Doghouse Records
. The All-American Rejects went up to New York to record the album, and The All-American Rejects
was released October 15, 2002. Soon after the band was signed to DreamWorks Records
, which planned to re-issue the LP on a broader scale in February. This time the album gained commercial success. The All-American Rejects
was released on compact disc, and on 12" vinyl pressed in most commonly in orange, as well as in red and blue. Only a limited number of vinyl copies went into print. The All-American Rejects
was also released on cassette tape in Indonesia.
The first single released was "Swing, Swing" in fall 2002, and later re-issued in January. "The Last Song" was released April 21, 2003, charting many weeks on Billboard's
Modern Rock chart, before falling off the chart. After this, "Swing, Swing" was still charting, and ended its run... Read More