Need to Control

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Need to Control
Needtocontrol.jpg
Studio album by Brutal Truth
Released October 25, 1994 (1994-10-25)
Recorded March 1994 (1994-03)
Studio Baby Monster Studios, New York City
Platinum Island Studios, New York
Genre Grindcore
Length 43:04
Label Earache
Brutal Truth chronology
Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
(1992)
Need to Control
(1994)
Kill Trend Suicide
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Global Domination 9/10[2]

Need to Control is an album by grindcore band Brutal Truth. It was released on CD, cassette, and LP. A box set was also released, containing 5 records: one 5", one 6", one 7", one 8", and one 9". This box set, as well as the Japanese CD, contains four bonus tracks. On September 14, 2010, Earache Records released a redux edition of Need to Control, which included the bonus tracks from the Japanese release (except "B.T.I.T.B.") plus two more, along with an "in-depth interview" with vocalist Kevin Sharp.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Brutal Truth, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Collapse" 5:03
2. "Black Door Mine" 1:42
3. "Turn Face" 1:29
4. "Godplayer" 4:07
5. "I See Red" 2:50
6. "Ironlung" 4:22
7. "Bite the Hand" 2:06
8. "Ordinary Madness" 5:05
9. "Media Blitz" (Germs cover, written and composed by Darby Crash and Pat Smear) 0:56
10. "Judgement" 2:34
11. "Brain Trust" 2:43
12. "Choice of a New Generation" 1:59
13. "Mainliner" 2:19
14. "Displacement" 4:15
15. "Crawlspace" 1:35
Box Set/Japanese CD bonus tracks
No. Title Length
16. "Wish You Were Here.... Wish You'd Go Away" (Pink Floyd cover, lyrics by Roger Waters, music by Waters and David Gilmour) 4:58
17. "Painted Clowns" 2:51
18. "Dethroned Emperor" (Celtic Frost cover, written and composed by Celtic Frost) 5:01
19. "B.T.I.T.B."  
Redux Edition
No. Title Length
16. "Wish You Were Here.... Wish You'd Go Away" (Pink Floyd cover, lyrics by Roger Waters, music by Waters and David Gilmour) 4:58
17. "Painted Clowns" 2:51
18. "Dethroned Emperor" (Celtic Frost cover, written and composed by Celtic Frost) 5:01
19. "Eggshells" 3:09
20. "Head Cheese" 2:13

Personnel[edit]

Brutal Truth[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Steve McAllister – recording
  • Colin Richardson – mixing
  • Zmago Smon – engineering
  • Dave Buchanan – assistant engineering
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Patrick Aquintey – art direction
  • Louis Gozik – cover art
  • Eddie Bartolomei – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Pol, Marc. Brutal Truth: 'Need to Control' > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Kampfar (January 15, 2008). "Brutal Truth: Need to control". Global Domination, Sweden. Retrieved February 8, 2015.