Pacifier (Shihad Album)
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Pacifier Shihad Album
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Studio album by
Shihad (as Pacifier)
RecordedAt Pulse Recording Studios, Hollywood
GenreHard rock, post-grunge
LabelWEA, Warner Music Group
ProducerJosh Abraham
Shihad chronology
The General Electric
Love Is The New Hate
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Pacifier is the fifth full-length album released by New Zealand band, Shihad.

At the time of the release they were performing under the name Pacifier due to potential controversy surrounding the similarity of the word Shihad to jihad. The name Pacifier was derived from the single of the same name from their previous album, The General Electric. Released in 2002, tracks such as "Run" and "Bullitproof" went on to become hit singles. "Bullitproof" peaked at #27 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks, and #37 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.[2] However, it still failed to break the band into the United States.

The band, and lead singer Jon Toogood especially, have since expressed displeasure with the album, calling it "overproduced", and "bullshit --- that would've been the wrong album to be big on."

This album features Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver) and DJ Lethal (Limp Bizkit and House of Pain) on the track "Coming Down".

This double Platinum selling album was produced by Josh Abraham, of Thirty Seconds to Mars/Michelle Branch/Weezer fame.

One version of this album included the "Weapons of Mass Destruction" bonus disc and yet another version contained a bonus disc featuring live acoustic tracks from the "Helen Young Sessions".

Track listing

  1. "Comfort Me" - 3:18
  2. "Semi-Normal" - 2:55
  3. "Run" - 3:49
  4. "Everything" - 4:29
  5. "Stranger" - 3:30
  6. "Home" - 4:01
  7. "Nothing" - 3:31
  8. "Bullitproof" - 3:25
  9. "Walls" - 4:28
  10. "Just a Shadow" - 3:17
  11. "Trademark" - 3:21
  12. "Coming Down" - 4:15

Bonus Discs

Weapons of Mass Destruction

  1. "Toxic Shock"
  2. "Early Grave"
  3. "Analizer"
  4. "The Wrong Idea"
  5. "Really Glad"

Helen Young Sessions

  1. "Run"
  2. "Weight of the World"
  3. "Coming Down"
  4. "Brightest Star"
  5. "Walls"
  6. "Home"


  • All songs by: Pacifier (except "Bullitproof" written by Pacifier and Dave Basset)
  • Produced by: Josh Abraham
  • Recorded and Mixed by: Ryan Williams, with Andy Wallace on "Comfort Me", "Everything", "Bullitproof"


  1. ^ Pacifier at AllMusic
  2. ^ ""Bullitproof" chartlisting at Billboard". Retrieved 2008.

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