Natural Born Chaos

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Natural Born Chaos
Studio album by Soilwork
Released 25 March 2002
Recorded October - December 2001
(Studio Fredman)
Genre Melodic death metal, alternative metal
Length 41:57
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Devin Townsend & Fredrik Nordström (Co-Produced)[1]
Soilwork chronology
A Predator's Portrait
(2001)
Natural Born Chaos
(2002)
Figure Number Five
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Natural Born Chaos is the fourth full-length studio album released by the Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork.

The album comes in a limited vinyl version and features two lps with this album and Figure Number Five in white and the other black. The album was voted the number one album by BW and BK magazine in 2002. A video was also made for "As We Speak".

This is the first album with current keyboardist Sven Karlsson.

This is also the first release from the band to include elements, such as alternative metal, a style that would become more evident in the band's following release, Figure Number Five.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Follow the Hollow"   Björn Strid Peter Wichers 4:02
2. "As We Speak"   Strid Wichers 3:43
3. "The Flameout"   Strid Frenning, Wichers, Henry Ranta 4:18
4. "Natural Born Chaos"   Strid Wichers 4:08
5. "Mindfields"   Strid Frenning 3:29
6. "The Bringer"   Strid Wichers 4:43
7. "Black Star Deceiver"   Strid Wichers 4:42
8. "Mercury Shadow"   Strid Wichers 3:49
9. "No More Angels"   Strid Frenning 4:01
10. "Soilworker's Song of the Damned"   Strid, Broman Karlsson, Wichers 5:02
11. "Kvicksilver (Mercury Shadow - Swedish Version)" (Bonus) Strid Wichers 3:48

Personnel[edit]

Soilwork[edit]

Guests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Soilwork website". www.soilwork.org. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review