Wake Up and Smell the... Carcass

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Wake Up and Smell the... Carcass
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Compilation album by Carcass
Released 12 November 1996 (1996-11-12)
Recorded February 1989 (1989-02)–April 1995 (1995-04)
Genre Death metal, grindcore
Length 75:52
Label Earache
Producer Colin Richardson, Tony Wilson, Carcass
Carcass chronology
Swansong
(1996)Swansong1996
Wake Up and Smell the... Carcass
(1996)
Choice Cuts
(2004)Choice Cuts2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Quietus Favorable[2]

Wake Up and Smell the... Carcass is a compilation album by the band Carcass, and is also the name of a video/DVD compilation of the band's songs. The cover is a photo of John F. Kennedy's autopsy.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Jeffrey Walker, except where noted; all music composed by Bill Steer, except where noted.

CD
No. Title Taken from Length
1. "Edge of Darkness" (Unreleased track) Swansong sessions 6:08
2. "Emotional Flatline" (Unreleased track) Swansong sessions 4:15
3. "Ever Increasing Circles" (Unreleased track, music by Steer, Carlo Regadas) Swansong sessions 4:05
4. "Blood Spattered Banner" (Unreleased track) Swansong sessions 4:41
5. "I Told You So (Corporate Rock Really Does Suck)" (Unreleased track) Swansong sessions 3:50
6. "Buried Dreams" (Unreleased version) Radio 1 Rock Show session 4:05
7. "No Love Lost" (Unreleased version, intro music by Ken Owen) Radio 1 Rock Show session 4:51
8. "Rot 'n' Roll" (Unreleased version) Radio 1 Rock Show session 3:44
9. "Edge of Darkness" (Unreleased version) Radio 1 Rock Show session 5:48
10. "This is Your Life" The Heartwork EP 4:08
11. "Rot 'n' Roll" The Heartwork EP 3:49
12. "Tools of the Trade" (Music by Steer, Michael Amott) Tools of the Trade 3:05
13. "Pyosisified (Still Rotten to the Gore)" (Lyrics and music by Walker, Steer) Tools of the Trade 3:09
14. "Hepatic Tissue Fermentation II" Tools of the Trade 6:38
15. "Genital Grinder II" Pathological compilation 3:00
16. "Hepatic Tissue Fermentation" (Music by Owen, Walker, Steer) Pathological compilation 6:11
17. "Exhume to Consume" (Music by Owen) Grindcrusher compilation 4:18
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Heartwork"  
2. "Corporeal Jigsore Quandary"  
3. "Keep on Rotting in the Free World"  
4. "Incarnated Solvent Abuse"  
5. "No Love Lost"  
6. "Inpropagation"  
7. "Corporeal Jigsore Quandary"  
8. "Reek of Putrefaction"  
9. "Pedigree Butchery"  
10. "Incarnated Solvent Abuse"  
11. "Carneous Cacoffiny"  
12. "Lavaging Expectorate of Lysergide Composition"  
13. "Exhume to Consume"  
14. "Tools of the Trade"  
15. "Ruptured in Purulence"  
16. "Genital Grinder II"  
17. "Exhume to Consume"  
18. "Excoriating Abdominal Emanation"  
19. "Ruptured in Purulence"  
20. "Empathological Necroticism"  
21. "Embryonic Necropsy and Devourment"  
22. "Reek of Putrefaction"  

Tracks 1-5 are the band's promo videos, 6-15 were recorded live in 1992 on the "Gods of Grind" tour, and 16-22 were recorded in 1989 on the "Grindcrusher Tour".

Personnel[edit]

Carcass[edit]

  • Ken Owen – drums, backing vocals (12, 14–17)
  • Bill Steer – guitar, vocals (12–14, 16–17)
  • Jeffrey Walker – bass guitar, vocals, compilation compiling
  • Michael Amott – lead guitar (12–13)
  • Carlo Regadas – lead guitar (1–9)

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Colin Richardson – production (1–5, 12–14), mixing (10–11)
  • Stephen Harris – engineering (1–5)
  • Nick Brine – assistant engineering (1–5)
  • Barney Herbert – assistant engineering (1–5)
  • Jim Brumby – assistant engineering (1–5)
  • Tony Wilson – production (6–9)
  • Ted De Bono – engineering (6–9)
  • Ken Nelson – engineering (10–11)
  • Andrea Wright – assistant engineering (10–11)
  • Keith Hartley – engineering (12–16)
  • Ian McFarlane – assistant engineering (12–14)
  • Keith Andrews – engineering (17)
  • Digby Pearson – executive production
  • Mitch Dickinson – compilation compiling
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • Antz White – art direction, design, digital manipulation
  • Dan Tobin – sleeve notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. Carcass: Wake Up and Smell the Carcass > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved 16 October 2011.
  2. ^ Eglinton, Mark (22 June 2009). "Carcass: Wake Up and Smell the Carcass". The Quietus. London. Retrieved 30 January 2015.