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“Quickness” is the fourth studio album by the influential American punk rock band Bad Brains, released in 1989. This album is a notable addition to the band’s discography, showcasing their unique blend of punk, hardcore, reggae, and metal influences. “Quickness” is a departure from some of Bad Brains’ earlier work, as it delves deeper into experimental territory, incorporating elements of funk and alternative rock alongside their trademark punk and reggae sounds. This diversity of styles highlights the band’s musical versatility and willingness to evolve while maintaining their unmistakable energy and intensity.
The album features socially and politically charged lyrics, reflecting the band’s commitment to addressing important issues through their music. Songs like “Soul Craft” and “The Prophet’s Eye” demonstrate Bad Brains’ thought-provoking approach to songwriting, addressing topics such as spirituality, personal growth, and societal change. While “Quickness” may not have achieved the same level of mainstream recognition as some of their earlier albums, it remains a cult favorite among punk and hardcore enthusiasts for its innovative approach and musical eclecticism. The album is a testament to Bad Brains’ enduring legacy as trailblazers in the punk and hardcore genres, continually pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo with their music.