The System Has Failed
- Genre: Metal
- Release Date: 14 September 2004
- Explicitness: notExplicit
- Country: USA
- Track Count: 12
- ℗ 2004 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd., a BMG Company
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The System Has Failed is the tenth studio album released by American heavy metal band Megadeth, and the first album to be released following the band's re-establishment in 2004 after its disbandment in 2002. It was released on September 14, 2004.
The "system" referred to in the album's title is "the American system and western civilization" which in Mustaine's opinion dictates what the world follows. Mustaine cites examples of such failure in America's educational system
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A little too political
By Kit Karamak
The songs are all right. The mix and mastering is great. But it's weighed down heavily by Dave's heavily political insights, and talks about the war in the Middle East, and, essentially, just how much he hates George Bush. Oh, hey, look ... it's George Bush on the front of the album cover, being judged.
I just couldn't get into this album's lyrical content. There are no deeply memorable tunes that you'd hum in the shower, even a few weeks after hearing it.
I played it through, start to finish, maybe three or four times in the last 17 years. On the other hand, I listened to Crytpic Writings so many times, that my 6 disc changer kept it in the magazine for 4 years straight, and even then, still had it in my sun visor sleeve for another 3 years, until I moved everything to digital files. I still get Trust and Almost Honest stuck in my head, and that album is 20 years old.
Nothing from The System Has Failed ever gets stuck in my head. Ever. I doubt it ever will.
Sorry, Dave. The war and your hatred for Post-9/11 America must not have inspired you enough to move my musical soul, dude. Sorry for ripping on your work, but it is what it is.
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