|Disc / Label details:
|15 tracks - Cassette case
|Leave Mine To Me
|Stranger Than Fiction
|Better Off Dead
|Hooray For Me...
|What It Is
|21st Century (Digital Boy)
|The album was recorded at Rumbo Recorders in Canoga Park, CA.The album was produced by Andy Wallace. It took five weeks to record. As far as the song selections, Jay says "That was an ordeal! we choose the songs, but man did we fight. The songs that were left off the U.S. release were ... Read more
|There were four B-sides for Stranger Than Fiction: News From The Front Markovian Process Mediocrity Leaders And Followers Demos & unreleased songs For both Brett's and Greg's songs demos exist. Brett's songs: Hooray For Me Infected &nb... Read more
|Demos & unreleased songs
|For both Brett's and Greg's songs demos exist. Brett's songs: Hooray For Me Infected Marked Stranger Than Fiction Greg's songs: Leave Mine To Me Fucked Up Children (unreleased) The Handshake Slumber Fanat... Read more
|Singles & Release
|Three singles were released: Stranger Than Fiction, 21st Century (Digital Boy) and Infected. They were all Brett songs. Brett Gurewitz: "Stranger Than Fiction is one of our best records and I am very proud of it. I still think “Infected” should have been the first single. Maybe we... Read more
|On March 3rd 1998, Stranger Than Fiction officially became Bad Religion's first gold album (over half a million copies sold in the US).
|All the images in the booklet and on the front/back cover come from issues of Popular Science magazine. Atlantic Records didn't have a say in the album cover. The band just chose it because they couldn't agree on anything.
|The booklet also thanks a number of notable musicians and relatives: Grant Graffin, Greg's brother Gina Davis, the woman who worked with Brett at Epitaph and eventually married him Dexter Holland (as Brian Holland), singer and guitarist of The Offspring, who were one of BR's labelm... Read more
|Tim Armstrong of Rancid provided the vocals to the song Television. In the credits he was called Lint, his name when he was the guitarist of Operation Ivy. Rancid were also labelmates with Bad Religion for a very brief time before Bad Religion signed to Atlantic Wayne Kramer of the MC5 played lead... Read more
|Suburban Voice Issue 36 (Spring 1995): “You always know what to expect with a Bad Religion album, though they have mixed things up on their last few albums. ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ is a significant return to form, after the moderately-disappointing ‘Recipe For Hate.’ ... Read more