Paradise (KMFDM album)

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Paradise
Studio album by
Released27 September 2019 (2019-09-27)
RecordedNovember 2017 – May 2019
StudioKommandozentrale & Chameleonstudios, Hamburg, Germany
GenreIndustrial rock, electro-industrial
Length53:37
LabelMetropolis/KMFDM
ProducerSascha Konietzko, Lucia Cifarelli
KMFDM chronology
Hell Yeah
(2017)
Paradise
(2019)
Hyëna
(2022)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Sputnikmusic3.0/5[2]

Paradise is the twentieth album by industrial band KMFDM. It was released on Metropolis Records and KMFDM Records on 27 September 2019. The album features the band's new core line-up of frontman/principal composer Sascha Konietzko, frontwoman/principal writer Lucia Cifarelli, drummer Andy Selway, and guitarist Andee Blacksugar, along with guest performances from Doug Wimbish, Cheryl Wilson, and on-and-off longtime collaborator Raymond Watts in his first appearance on a KMFDM album since 2003.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."K•M•F"Andee Blacksugar, Sascha Konietzko, Andrew Lindsley4:22
2."No Regret"Lucia Cifarelli, Konietzko4:10
3."Oh My Goth"Cifarelli, Konietzko5:02
4."Paradise"Cifarelli, Konietzko7:59
5."WDYWB"Blacksugar, Konietzko5:03
6."Piggy"Blacksugar, Cifarelli, Konietzko, Doug Wimbish4:24
7."Disturb the Peace"Blacksugar, Cifarelli, Konietzko5:41
8."Automaton"Blacksugar, Cifarelli, Konietzko4:16
9."Binge Boil & Blow"Konietzko, Raymond Watts4:17
10."Megalo"Konietzko4:30
11."No God"Blacksugar, Konietzko3:53
Total length:53:37

Personnel[edit]

Guest musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Sascha Konietzko - production, mixing
  • Lucia Cifarelli - production
  • Brute! - artwork
  • Chris Zander - layout
  • Benjamin Lawrenz - mixing, mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[5] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeung, Neil Z. "Paradise - KMFDM". AllMusic. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Stanciu, Raul (September 29, 2019). "Review: KMFDM - Paradise". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Yücel, Ilker (July 5, 2019). "KMFDM announces details of latest album". Regen Magazine.
  4. ^ a b c d "Paradise by KMFDM". Bandcamp. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  5. ^ "KMFDM Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2019.