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Scum (Napalm Death album)

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Studio album by Napalm Death
ReleasedJulie 1987
RecorditAugust 1986, Mey 1987 at
Rich Bitch studio (Birmingham)
Napalm Death chronology
From Enslavement
to Obliteration


Scum is the debut album bi the Inglish grindcore baund, Napalm Death.

The Side A o the Scum album wis originally recorded for £50.00 at Rich Bitch studio (Birmingham, Ingland) in August 1986: it wis intended to form part o a split release with the Inglis crossover thrash baund Atavistic on Manic Ears (Bristol, Ingland). Efter an extensive line-up change, the seicont half o Scum wis recorded in Mey 1987 at Rich Bitch studio. The album wis released as a single album through Earache in Julie 1987. Notably, anerlie drummer Mick Harris played on baith sides o the album.

The sang "You Suffer" wis listed in the Guinness Book o Records as the warld's shortest sang; the track is precisely 1.316 seconds long.

The first pressing o the CD (1988) came as a 54-track CD including the From Enslavement To Obliteration album an fower bonus tracks. In 1994, the first twa albums wur re-released separately.

The album cover wis designed bi Bill Steer's Carcass bandmate, Jeffrey Walker. The album covers came in varied colors: orange, gold, green, blue, an yellow.

In 2005, it wis voted the 50t best Breetish album o all time bi Kerrang! readers an in 2009 wis ranked number 5 in Terrorizer's leet o essential European grindcore albums.

This album is leetit in 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Trackleet[eedit | eedit soorce]

Side ane[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aw tracks written bi Napalm Death.

1."Multinational Corporations"Nicholas Bullen1:06
2."Instinct of Survival"Justin Broadrick, Bullen2:26
3."The Kill"Broadrick, Bullen0:23
4."Scum"Broadrick, Bullen2:38
5."Caught... In a Dream"Broadrick, Bullen, Ratledge1:47
6."Polluted Minds"Broadrick0:58
8."Siege of Power"Bullen3:59
9."Control"Broadrick, Bullen1:23
10."Born on Your Knees"Broadrick, Bullen1:48
11."Human Garbage"Broadrick, Bullen1:32
12."You Suffer"Broadrick, Bullen0:01

Side twa[eedit | eedit soorce]

2."Prison without Walls"0:38
3."Point of No Return"0:35
4."Negative Approach"0:32
9."Pseudo Youth"0:42
10."Divine Death"1:21
11."As the Machine Rolls On"0:42
12."Common Enemy"0:16
13."Moral Crusade"1:32

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Side ane
Side twa