The Grudge (album)

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The Grudge
Mortiis grudge.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 13th, 2004
RecordedFrederikstad Norway, 2003 - 2004
GenreIndustrial metal, industrial rock
Length46:38
LabelEarache Records
ProducerMortiis , Vegard Blomberg
Mortiis chronology
The Smell of Rain
(2001)
The Grudge
(2004)
Some Kind of Heroin
(2007)
Alternative cover
Alternate Album Art Ltd Ed
Alternate Album Art Ltd Ed
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The Grudge is an album released by Mortiis. It was recorded at Silvertone Studios in Fredrikstad, Norway in 2003-2004 and released in 2004. The artwork was done by Jean Sebastian Rossbach of the Living Rope Design.

Track listing[edit]

  • All Songs Written by Mortiis, Levi Gawron, Asmund Sveinunggard & Leo Troy.
  1. "Broken Skin" – 5:30
  2. "Way Too Wicked" – 4:37
  3. "The Grudge" – 5:35
  4. "Decadent & Desperate" – 3:24
  5. "The Worst in Me" – 7:09
  6. "Gibber" – 4:18
  7. "Twist the Knife" – 4:13
  8. "The Loneliest Thing" – 4:53
  9. "Le Petit Cochon Sordide" – 4:33
  10. "Asthma" – 2:26

The following tracks were released on the German version and on "The Grudge" single:

  1. "The Grudge (Despectus)" – 4:41
  2. "Decadent & Desperate (Flickin' the Bitch Switch mix)" – 4:35

Personnel[edit]

Mortiis[edit]

  • Mortiis: Vocal, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Programming
  • Levi Gawron: Guitars
  • Asmund Sveinunggard: Guitars
  • Leo Troy: Drums, Percussion

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Vegard Blomberg: Acoustic Guitars
  • Endre Tønnesen: Bass on tracks 1, 5, 7, 8 & 10
  • Magnus Abelsen: Bass on track 9
  • Joe Gibber, Vegard Blomberg: Keyboards, Programming
  • Louise Marie Degnzman Pedersen, Stephan Groth: Vocal Backing

Production[edit]

  • Arranged By Mortiis
  • Produced By Mortiis & Vegard Blomberg
  • Engineered By Mortiis
  • Mixed By Mortiis, Levi Gawron, Rune Jorgenson & Vegard Blomberg
  • Digital Editing: Mortiis, Levi Gawron & Vegard Blomberg
  • Mastered By Espen Berg