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Monsters in the Closet
Compilation album by Swollen Members
Released November 12, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Rap
Language English
Label Battleaxe
Producer Mad Child, Nucleus (exec.)
Rob the Viking, DJ Kemo, Saukrates, Zodak, Evidence, DJ Vadim, Moka Only, Joey Chavez, Roger Swan, Chris Guy, Paul Nice, DJ Science, Mark B
Professional reviews
Swollen Members chronology
Bad Dreams
Monsters in the Closet
Singles from Monsters in the Closet
  1. "Steppin Thru"
    Released: 2002
  2. "Breathe"
    Released: 2002
  3. "Fuel Injected [Remix]"
    Released: 2002
  4. "Bring It Home"
    Released: 2002

Monsters in the Closet is Swollen Members' first compilation album and third release on Battleaxe Records. Monsters in the Closet is a collection of B-sides, rarities and unreleased tracks from the groups back catalog. In order to properly promote the record however, three brand new songs were created, two of which became popular singles. "Steppin Thru" led the way, continuing their streak of successful singles. "Breathe" was next one, featuring one of their best known videos courtesy of Todd McFarlane, a Canadian artist primarily known for comic books like Spawn, also the music video ended up reaching #1 MuchMusic's Top 30 Countdown[1]. Both singles did exceptionally well with videos that topped the MuchMusic Countdown and helped the record reach Gold Status almost immediately. Notable guest appearances include Canadian artists Nelly Furtado and Saukrates. The album was certified gold by the CRIA with sales of over 70,000 copies across Canada[2].

Track listing

# Title Producer(s) Samples Time
1 "Intro" Rob the Viking 0:49
2 "Steppin Thru" Kemo 3:25
3 "Breathe" (featuring Nelly Furtado) Rob the Viking 3:50
4 "Fuel Injected" [Remix] (featuring Saukrates) Saukrates 3:50
5 "Battle Axe Exlusive" Zodak 2:34
6 "Heavy Thinkers" Evidence 2:28
7 "English Breakfast" DJ Vadim 2:23
8 "Red Dragon" (performed by Moka Only) Moka Only 3:01
9 "Bring It Home" Rob the Viking 3:14
10 "Zenith" Zodak 2:36
11 "Members Only" Joey Chavez 2:23
12 "Act on It" Rob the Viking 3:36
13 "Long Way Down" Rob the Viking, Roger Swan, Chris Guy 3:29
14 "Temptation" Joey Chavez 2:38
15 "The Capitol" Rob the Viking 1:51
16 "Crunch" Paul Nice 2:21
17 "Northern Lights" Joey Chavez 4:03
18 "Rockapella" (performed by Prevail) Roger Swan 0:52
19 "Freak Fantastic" DJ Science, Rob the Viking, Roger Swan 3:13
20 "New Details" Mark B 3:33


Chart (2002) Peak
Canadian Albums Chart[3] 7


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