Freaks of Nature (Drain STH album)

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Freaks of Nature
Studio album by Drain sth
Released June 29, 1999
Recorded Decibel, Soundtrade, First Take, Atlantis, MVG and Cherion Studios, Sweden
1998-1999
Genre Alternative metal, grunge
Length 42:55
Label MVG Records / The Enclave
Producer Drain STH and Ulf "Sank" Sandqvist
Drain sth chronology
Horror Wrestling
(1996)
Freaks of Nature
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4.5/5 stars[2]

Freaks of Nature is a studio album by Swedish all-female alternative metal band Drain STH, released on June 29, 1999 (see 1999 in music). It was the band's second and final full-length album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Enter My Mind"   Martina Axén, Maria Sjöholm Anna Kjellberg, Axén 3.13
2. "Alive"   Axén, Sjöholm Kjellberg, Axén 3:35
3. "Simon Says"   Sjöholm, Axén, Herbie Crichlow Max Martin, Axén 4:10
4. "I Wish..."   Axén Flavia Canel, Axén 4:40
5. "Black"   Axén, Sjöholm Tony Iommi, Axén, Kjellberg 4:07
6. "Crave"   Axén Kjellberg, Axén 4:21
7. "The Bubble Song"   Axén, Sjöholm Canel, Kjellberg, Axén 3:28
8. "Right Through You"   Sjöholm, Martin Martin 4:04
9. "Leech"   Axén, Sjöholm Canel, Axén 4:14
10. "Get Inside"   Sjöholm, Axén Canel, Axén, Kjellberg 3:23
11. "I Will Follow"   Axén, Sjöholm, Kjellberg Kjellberg 3:40

Drain STH also recorded a new song that was included on Ozzfest Rock Pile Sampler 1999. The song was called "Down".

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Maria Sjöholm - vocals
  • Flavia Canel - guitar
  • Anna Kjellberg - bass
  • Martina Axén - drums, backing vocals

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Nico Elgstrand - acoustic guitar
  • Stefan Brisland-Ferner - strings on "I Wish ..."
  • Fleshquartet - strings on "I Will Follow"
  • Herbie Crichlow - vocals on "Simon Says"

Production[edit]

  • Ulf "Sank" Sandqvist - producer, arranger, engineer, loops and programming
  • Andrew Scarth - additional production, engineer
  • Max Martin - producer and arranger on track 3, vocals arrangements on tracks 3 and 8
  • Stefan Glaumann - mixing
  • George Marino - mastering

References[edit]