Bad Blood (Blood on the Dance Floor album)

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Bad Blood
Studio album by Blood on the Dance Floor
Released September 3, 2013
Recorded 2012-2013
Genre Hip hop, electronic
Length 45:05
Label Dark Fantasy
Blood on the Dance Floor chronology
The Revolution Pack
(2012)The Revolution Pack2012
Bad Blood
Blood Unplugged
(2013)Blood Unplugged2013
Singles from Bad Blood
  1. "I Refuse to Sink (Fuck the Fame!)"
    Released: February 19, 2013
  2. "Something Grimm"
    Released: July 2, 2013

Bad Blood is the sixth studio album by US electronica duo Blood on the Dance Floor, released internationally on September 3, 2013. Although not reaching the same success as their previous effort, Evolution, it is their second-best selling release to date, peaking at No. 137 on the Billboard Albums Chart.


In the beginning of 2013, there were major rumors claiming Blood on the Dance Floor had split when they withdrew from the Soundwave Festival. However, it turned out to be a hoax.[1][2] Vanity completely denied all rumors of Blood on the Dance Floor disestablishing.[1]

The group released Bad Blood on September 3, 2013.[3] On February 18, 2013 the lead single "I Refuse to Sink! (Fuck the Fame)" was released,[2] followed by the second single "Crucified By Your Lies",[4] followed by the third single, "Something Grimm", on July 2, 2013.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[6]

David Jeffries from Allmusic gave the album a mixed-to-positive review, noting the lyrics referring to lead singer Dahvie Vanity's rape allegations, and gave both positive and negative comments towards the themes the album address. He concluded his review by crediting the band's growth, saying "Bad Blood is better than before, or at least, bloodier."[7]

Track listing[edit]

Standard Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Unchained" 4:16
2. "I Refuse to Sink" 4:00
3. "Bad Blood" 3:21
4. "Always & Forever" 4:28
5. "Fake Is the New Trend (feat. Haley Rose)" 2:54
6. "Damaged" 3:34
7. "Bohemyth" 3:53
8. "Divided We Fall" 3:29
9. "Crucified By Your Lies" 4:24
10. "Something Grimm" 3:49
11. "Redeemer" 3:40
12. "Mourning Star (feat. Haley Rose)" 3:43
13. "Everyone Dies Alone" 0:23
Deluxe Edition
No. Title Length
14. "Sick Sad World" 4:33
15. "Revenge Will Have Its Day" 3:59
Deluxe Edition bonus DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Blood documentary" 1:01:35


Chart (2012) Peak
US Billboard Billboard 200[7] 137
US Billboard Top Electronic Albums[7] 2
US Billboard Top Independent Albums[7] 29


  1. ^ a b "Blood on the Dance Floor Not Breaking Up Despite Rumors". Zack Zarillo. February 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "DAMMIT: Blood On The Dance Floor Deny Break Up Rumors; Release New Single". Under the Gun Review. February 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Blood on the Dance Floor Confirm New Album". Alter the Press!. February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Blood On The Dance Floor Release New Song; Liken Themselves To Christ & Address Rape Allegations". Under the Gun Review. March 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Blood On The Dance Floor Release New Song "Something Grimm"". Alter the Press!. July 2013. 
  6. ^ Jeffries, David. "Review: Bad Blood - Blood on the Dance Floor Allmusic Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Blood on the Dance Floor - Awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2 January 2014.