Smear Campaign (album)

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Smear Campaign
Studio album bi Napalm Death
Released 15 September 2006
Genre Grindcore, daith metal
Lenth 45:09
Label Century Media
Producer Russ Russell
Napalm Death chronology
The Code Is Red...
Long Live the Code

(2005)
Smear Campaign
(2006)
Time Waits for
No Slave

(2009)
Profeesional ratins
Review scores
Springheid Ratin
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Smear Campaign is the thirteent album bi the Inglis grindcore baund Napalm Death released in 2006. It wis released as a regular CD an as a digipak edition, featurin twa bonus tracks an a sticker o the cover airtwirk. Differently coloured versions o the cover airt exist.

Shortly afore the release, Barney Greenway mentioned that the album features a guest appearance bi Anneke van Giersbergen, ex-vocalist for the Dutch rock band The Gathering: "(She) has offered up a few parts to a track, which I've yet to hear. But before some people recoil in horror about Napalm going operatic rock or whatever, this was done for good effect and relevance to the track. It will work. It will rock. I'm sure. And we're grateful to Anneke (who is an awesome vocalist in her own right) in advance for giving it a stab."[3]

Smear Campaign is a concept album creeticisin releegion in general.[4]

Track leetin[eedit | eedit soorce]

No. Teetle Muisic Lenth
1. "Weltschmerz"   Harris 1:27
2. "Sink Fast, Let Go"   Greenway/Harris 3:22
3. "Fatalist"   Embury/Greenway 2:50
4. "Puritanical Punishment Beating"   Greenway/Harris 3:25
5. "When All Is Said and Done"   Embury 3:00
6. "Freedom Is the Wage of Sin"   Greenway/Harris 3:08
7. "In Deference"   Greenway/Harris 3:13
8. "Short-Lived"   Embury/Greenway 3:05
9. "Identity Crisis"   Greenway/Harris 2:43
10. "Shattered Existence"   Embury 3:10
11. "Eyes Right Out"   Greenway/Harris 3:13
12. "Warped Beyond Logic"   Embury/Greenway 1:59
13. "Rabid Wolves (For Christ)"   Embury/Greenway 1:23
14. "Deaf and Dumbstruck (Intelligent Design)"   Greenway/Harris 2:45
15. "Persona Non Grata"   Embury/Greenway 2:46
16. "Smear Campaign"   Embury/Greenway 2:47
17. "Call That an Option?" (bonus track on the digipak an Japanese editions)   3:02
18. "Atheist Runt" (bonus track on the digipak an Japanese editions)   6:43
19. "Weltschmerz (Extended version)" (bonus track on the Japanese edition)   4:38

Credits[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Allmusic review
  2. Sputnikmusic review
  3. Official Napalm Death forum
  4. NAPALM DEATH: 'Smear Campaign' Track Listing Revealed