KMFDM ‎– Blitz

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Metropolis ‎– MET580
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1 Up Uranus
Bass, Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Enhancement] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Synthesizer – Sascha KonietzkoDrums [Drum Enhancement] – Tim SkoldGuitar – Jules Hodgson, Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha KonietzkoVocals ["adios Amigos"] – Jules HodgsonWritten-By, Composed By – Sascha Konietzko
4:05
2 Bait & Switch
Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Sound Design] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Synthesizer – Sascha KonietzkoGuitar – Jules HodgsonVocals – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
5:57
3 Davai
Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Sound Design] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Synthesizer, Vocals – Sascha KonietzkoGuitar – Jules HodgsonOther [Countup] – Anna KoudriachovaTranslated By – Anna Koudriachova, Bogdán Gomilko, Rafi ShlosmanWritten-By, Composed By – Sascha Konietzko
4:30
4 Never Say Never
Drum Programming, Guitar, Synthesizer – Jules HodgsonDrums [Cymbals & Hihats] – Tim SkoldDrums [Drum Enhancement] – Tim SkoldSitar, Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizer] – Sascha KonietzkoVocals – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Jules Hodgson, Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
4:20
5 Potz Blitz!
Performer [All Instruments] – Jules HodgsonVocals – Lucia CifarelliVocals [Sour Kraut] – Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Jules Hodgson, Sascha Konietzko
4:23
6 People Of The Lie
Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Sound Design], Synthesizer [Soviet Synth] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizer] – Sascha KonietzkoGuitar – Jules HodgsonVocals – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
4:53
7 Being Boiled
Drums, Loops, Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizers], Vocals – Sascha KonietzkoGuitar – Jules HodgsonWritten-By, Composed By – Marsh*, Ware*, Oakey*
4:07
8 Strut
Bass [P-funk Bass], Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizers] – Sascha KonietzkoDrum Programming – Andy Selway, Sascha KonietzkoDrums [Drum Enhancement], Synthesizer [Soviet Synth] – Tim SkoldGuitar – Jules Hodgson, Steve WhiteSynthesizer [Digital Synthesizers] – Andy SelwayVocals – Cheryl Wilson, Lucia CifarelliWritten-By, Composed By – Andy Selway, Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
5:31
9 Bitches
Bass [Bowed Bass], Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Sound Design], Synthesizer [Soviet Synth] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizers], Vocals – Sascha KonietzkoDrums [Drum Enhancement] – Jules HodgsonGuitar – Jules Hodgson, Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Sascha Konietzko
4:24
10 Me & My Gun
Cymbal, Drums [Hihats], Drums [Drum Sound Design] – Tim SkoldDrum Programming, Other [Digital Meatballs], Synthesizer – Sascha KonietzkoDrums [Drum Enhancement], Guitar – Jules HodgsonVocals – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
3:31
11 Take'm Out
Performer [All Instruments], Vocals – Sascha KonietzkoWritten-By, Composed By – Sascha Konietzko
6:51

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Comes in a jewel case with a sticker on it and a 16 page booklet.

Recorded, mixed* & produced at KommandoZentrale*, Hamburg, The Black Lab Studio*, Seattle, The Unabomber Shack, Studio City.
Chris Shepard recorded Cheryl Wilson at Chicago Recording Company, Chicago. Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood.
Post Production Coordination: Vibrent Management.
Made in the USSA.

All Songs ℗ & © 2009, Metropolis Records / KMFDM Inc.
Published by: KMFDM ENT. US (BMI), except "Being Boiled" published by EMI Virgin Music Publishing Ltd.

The title of track 1 is just a non-standard symbol on the release. At the band's homepage and the KMFDM store homepage the track appears as '(Symbol)'. The title 'Up Uranus' appears when this CD is played with an audio player that is connected to the internet. In addition it can be figured out from the lyrics, where said symbol appears as well.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 82388 05802 5
  • Matrix / Runout: X31437 4 MET2 80580-2 01 M1S1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L902
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U8K
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MET 580 KMFDM Blitz(CDr, Album, Promo) Metropolis MET 580 US 2009 Sell This Version
MET 580D KMFDM Blitz(11xFile, FLAC, Album) Metropolis MET 580D US 2012
MET580 KMFDM Blitz(CD, Album, Unofficial) Metropolis (12) MET580 Russia 2009 Sell This Version

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Scrap_Iron

Scrap_Iron

April 23, 2009

This new KMFDM album is very similar in the approach as the latest Ministry ones: for fans only. Same old style, same clichés, nothing new on the Eastern Front. Still, few songs on "Blitz" are catchy and powerful, definitely enjoyable ("Potz Blitz!", "People Of The Lie", "Davai"). On "Strut" we have even an unexpected return by Cheryl Wilson, who sung on the mighty "Xtort", giving back that special feeling we found in songs like "Power" or "Juke Joint Jezebel".
The sad part is that every KMFDM full-length since the band's reconstruction totally lacks the humor, the genuine madness and the funny attitude that characterized their older classics. "KMFDM sucks"? Would they sing it today? Or have they taken themselves too seriously lately, just like Al Jourgensen with his (fortunately concluded) anti-Bush crusade?
A small negative note also goes to Brute's artwork: unimaginative and uninspiring, not worth of the beautiful classic covers from the past.
bear2323

bear2323

April 9, 2009

This one, as any KMFDM full-length, brings to us few hits, few boring ones and portion of messianic slogans. Not such spiteful as they can be KMFDM use old sounds, old methods and old themes. Amusing is that they do not lose a drive and they really believe in what they do. This album is neither good nor bad. It is Simply New Album of KMFDM. Honey for those who waited it and nothing for others.