Gravity Kills (album)

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Gravity Kills
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Studio album by
ReleasedUS March 5, 1996[1]
Europe March 12, 1996[2]
Recorded1995 - 1996 at Mr. Blood, St. Louis, MO and at Battery Studios, NYC
GenreIndustrial rock, alternative rock
Length39:13
LabelTVT
ProducerJohn Fryer, Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills chronology
Gravity Kills
(1996)
Manipulated
(1997)
Singles from Gravity Kills
  1. "Guilty"
    Released: February 13, 1996
  2. "Enough"
    Released: 1996
  3. "Blame"
    Released: 1996
  4. "Down"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
eMusic4/0 stars[4]

Gravity Kills is the debut studio album by industrial rock band Gravity Kills. It was released in 1996 on TVT Records. The album sold just under 500,000 copies.

The first song was titled "Take" on the promo version of the album. It was renamed "Forward" just before the album was released.

Album cover[edit]

The picture in the centre on the front cover is called "Picturing The Bomb". The image is owned by Rachel Fermi and Esther Samra.

Track listing[edit]

All the track titles on the album are each only one word in length.

All tracks written by Gravity Kills.

No.TitleLength
1."Forward"1:31
2."Guilty"4:02
3."Blame"4:35
4."Down"4:10
5."Here"4:21
6."Enough"4:17
7."Inside"2:53
8."Goodbye"3:12
9."Never"3:10
10."Last"3:14
11."Hold"3:53
"Picturing The Bomb" Image or drawing of a destroyed industry or building

Games appearances[edit]

Year Song Games
1996 Blame Test Drive Off-Road
Guilty
Enough
2000 Guilty Vampire: Redemption

Videos[edit]

  • "Guilty"
  • "Enough" (Two versions)
  • "Down" (w/ live footages) (Unreleased video)
  • Blame (L.A. Remix version)

In other media[edit]

  • "Guilty" was featured in Seven (stylized as Se7en), a 1996 thriller film by David Fincher. The film follows David Mills (Brad Pitt) and William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) as police detectives working in a crime-filled city, who become deeply involved in a case involving a series of sadistic murders.
  • "Last" was featured in a Doug Ellin's 1998 romantic comedy film, Kissing A Fool. The plot follows Max (David Schwimmer), a commitment-phobic sports broadcaster, and Jay (Jason Lee), a neurotic writer, have been best friends since childhood, Jay sets Max up with his editor Samantha (Mili Avital).
  • A remix version of "Blame" was featured in the Escape from L.A. soundtrack. The film is a sequel to the action film Escape from New York, the plot follows former war hero Snake Plissken, played by Kurt Russell.
  • A demo version of "Goodbye" was featured in a 1995 action and adventure film by Paul Anderson based on the videos games, Mortal Kombat.

Personnel[edit]

Gravity Kills
Production
  • Produced by John Fryer and Gravity Kills
  • Engineered by Tim Donovan
  • Mixed by John Fryer
  • Photography (Inner tray) by Rocky Morton
  • Mastering by Howie Weinberg
  • Written by Gravity Kills
  • Design by Robin Glowski and Greg Knoll
  • Artwork by Greg Knoll and Kurt Kerns

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gravity Kills– Gravity Kills (CD, Album)". Discogs.
  2. ^ "Gravity Kills– Gravity Kills (CD, Album)". Discogs.
  3. ^ "Gravity Kills - Gravity Kills". Allmusic.
  4. ^ "Gravity Kills by Gravity Kills". eMusic.
  5. ^ "( Gravity Kills > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-04-24.
  6. ^ "( Gravity Kills > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-04-24.
  7. ^ "Gravity Kills Mainstream Rock Chart History". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Gravity Kills Billboard Hot 100 Songs Chart History". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Gravity Kills Billboard Singles". Allmusic.
  10. ^ "Chart Log UK: Gina G – GZA". Zobbel.

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