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Cryptopsy Releasing 2-CD Compilation "The Best Of Us Bleed"

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After the digital release of a self-titled album, Cryptopsy is returning with a 2CD/digital download "best of" collection, entitled "The Best Of Us Bleed," to be released via Century Media Records on November 12th in Europe and November 19th in North America.

"The Best Of Us Bleed" gathers 32 songs in approximately 140 minutes of playing time, including 3 exclusive, newer studio songs, several rare live/demo/cover/bonus tracks, as well as selected cuts from the band's first 6 studio albums. The cover artwork of this compilation was designed by Toshihiro Egawa (Krisiun, Abigail Williams) and the booklet contains extensive biographical liner notes by Adrien Begrand (Decibel Magazine). The track listing is as follows:

CD 1: "16 Stabwounds" (62:44)

1. Boden [2:51]
2. A Graceful Demise [4:25]
3. Holodomor [2:44]
4. Oh My Fucking God [3:28]
5. Worship Your Demons [2:06]
6. Silence The Tyrants [4:09]
7. The Headsmen [5:14]
8. Carrionshine [3:22]
9. The Pestilence That Walketh In Darkness (Psalm 91: 5-8) [3:26]
10. Endless Cemetery [5:17]
11. We Bleed [6:17]
12. Soar and Envision Sore Vision [3:29]
13. Voice Of Unreason [2:54]
14. Cold Hate, Warm Blood [3:53]
15. White Worms [3:41]
16. Emaciate [5:01]

CD 2: "Bury The Past Alive" (76:13)

1. Phobophile [4:38]
2. Slit Your Guts [4:00]
3. Crown Of Horns [3:57]
4. Defenestration [4:32]
5. Abigor [3:51]
6. Open Face Surgery - Live [4:38]
7. Graves Of The Fathers / Drum Solo - Live [8:09]
8. Shroud - Live [4:28]
9. Born Headless - Live [4:24]
10. Slit Your Guts - Live [5:30]
11. Cold Hate, Warm Blood - Live [4:13]
12. We Bleed - Live [6:02]
13. White Worms - Rehearsal [3:54]
14. Loathe - Rehearsal [5:10]
15. Depths You've Fallen - Rehearsal [4:18]
16. Cold Hate, Warm Blood - Rehearsal [4:07]

CD1 Content:

Songs 1, 2, 3: New exclusive and previously unreleased songs from 2011
Song 4: Strapping Young Lad cover, originally from the Covering 20 Years Of Extremes CM Anniversary compilation release, 2008
Songs 5, 6, 7: Taken from The Unspoken King, 6th album, 2008
Songs 8, 9, 10: Taken from Once Was Not, 5th album, 2005
Songs 11, 12, 13: Taken from And Then You'll Beg, 4th album, 2000
Songs 14, 15, 16: Taken from Whisper Supremacy, 3rd album, 1998

CD 2 Content:

Songs 1, 2, 3: Taken from None So Vile, 2nd album, 1996
Songs 4, 5: Taken from Blasphemy Made Flesh, 1st album, 1994
Songs 6, 7, 8: Taken from None So Live, live album, 2003
Songs 9, 10: Japanese live bonus tracks for And Then You'll Beg, 1999
Songs 11, 12: Live DVD / Japanese bonus tracks for Once Was Not, 2004
Songs 13, 14, 15, 16: Rehearsal demo tracks for Whisper Supremacy, 1998

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