Label: Caroline Records - CAROL CD 1375 • Format: CD Album, Repress • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Reggae • Style: Dub, Hardcore
Quickness is the fourth full-length studio album by hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains. At the time of its release, it was the best selling Bad Brains album and also featured an MTV video for the lead-off track "Soul Craft" directed by Paul Rachman who later went on to produce and direct the feature documentary American Hardcore. Drummer Earl Hudsonthough pictured on the cover, does not play on the record, as drum parts were instead performed by Mackie Jayson of the Cro-Mags. In an interview with MTV, guitarist Dr.
Know said that the album's title comes from urgency and swiftness. The album was a crossover release that contained elements of several genres, including funkhip hopheavy metalpunkand reggaewhich made a notable return after being absent from 's I Against I. It is also the band's most controversial release, containing lyrics that some claim were homophobic.
More specifically, the song "Don't Blow Bubbles" had Silent Tears - Bad Brains - Quickness that were generally interpreted as being homophobic and suggesting that AIDS was God's Silent Tears - Bad Brains - Quickness for homosexuality.
When asked about the song, guitarist Dr. Know said that "We wrote that song as kind of an angry warning to homosexuals. We didn't really mean to Various - Ultimate New Wave Party them, but a lot of people we knew seemed to be living with their eyes closed. I shouldn't have to explain that to the world because everyone will do that. That's wisdom. You have to grow to be wise.
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