|Studio album by|
|Released||1 July 1990|
|Studio||Morrisound Recording, Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Genre||Death metal, grindcore|
|Producer||Scott Burns, Napalm Death|
|Napalm Death chronology|
|Singles from Harmony Corruption|
Harmony Corruption is the third studio album by Napalm Death, released in 1990 on Earache Records.
The style of the album was more death metal than grindcore, featuring extremely heavy riffs and deep low vocals. It was recorded at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida, where since many classic death metal albums have been recorded. Florida death metallers Glen Benton from Deicide and John Tardy from Obituary were guest vocalists for the song "Unfit Earth".[ citation needed ]
The tracks from the Mentally Murdered EP, [ citation needed ]are included at the end of early editions of the CD, though versions now in print feature only the standard eleven tracks.
It is the first Napalm Death album to feature Mark "Barney" Greenway as the vocalist and Americans Mitch Harris and Jesse Pintado as guitarists, and the last with Mick Harris on drums.[ citation needed ]
Richard Johnson, a member of Agoraphobic Nosebleed, says that the wide distribution of Harmony Corruption ensured that it had a greater impact on the American grindcore scene than earlier Napalm Death efforts.
Their third UK chart entry, this album peaked at number 67. Limited vinyl pressing included the bonus LP with live set recorded at I.C.A.[ citation needed ]
In 2012, Earache Records released remastered edition, containing bonus tracks.[ citation needed ]
The track "Suffer the Children" was released as single on vinyl and CD, which features the non-album tracks "Siege of Power" and "Harmony Corruption".
|1.||"Vision Conquest"||Shane Embury||Embury||2:42|
|2.||"If the Truth Be Known"||Embury, Mark Greenway||Embury||4:12|
|3.||"Inner Incineration"||Embury||Jesse Pintado||2:57|
|5.||"Unfit Earth"||Greenway||Mick Harris||5:03|
|6.||"Circle of Hypocrisy"||Greenway||Mick Harris||3:15|
|7.||"The Chains that Bind Us"||Embury, Greenway||Mick Harris||4:08|
|8.||"Mind Snare"||Greenway||Mitch Harris||3:42|
|9.||"Extremity Retained"||Greenway||Mick Harris||2:01|
|10.||"Suffer the Children"||Greenway||Mick Harris||4:21|
|11.||"Hiding Behind"||Greenway||Mick Harris||5:15|
|1.||"Rise Above"||Lee Dorrian||Embury|
|3.||"From Enslavement to Obliteration"|
|4.||"Control"||Justin Broadrick||Justin Broadrick|
|5.||"Walls of Confinement"||Dorrian||Mick Harris|
|6.||"Instinct of Survival"||Broadrick||Justin Broadrick|
|7.||"Siege of Power"||Broadrick|
|8.||"Avalanche Master Song" (Godflesh cover)||Godflesh||Godflesh|
|9.||"You Suffer?"||Broadrick||Nick Bullen|
Backing vocals (5)
|Chart (1990)||Peak position|
|UK Albums (OCC)||67|
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