Yeah! (KMFDM EP)

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"YEAH!"
Single by KMFDM
from the album HELL YEAH
ReleasedJune 23, 2017
Format7"/CD/EP
StudioChameleon Recording Studios - Hamburg
GenreIndustrial
Length21:05
LabelearMUSIC
Songwriter(s)Lucia Cifarelli / Sascha Konietzko
Producer(s)Chris Harms, Gared Dirge, Lucia Cifarelli, Sascha Konietzko
KMFDM singles chronology
"SALVATION"
((2015))
"YEAH!"
(2017)
"PARADISE"
((2019))
Audio sample
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Puregrainaudio7/10 stars
Soundlab7/10 stars
Sputnikmusic3.2/5

YEAH! is a single CD/EP released by German industrial rock pioneers KMFDM in advance of their 20th studio album HELL YEAH. EarMUSIC released the single, YEAH!, in North America on June 23, 2017.[1]

Reception

Soundblab rated YEAH! as 7 out of 10.[1] Puregrainaudio rated YEAH! as 7 out of 10.[2] Sputnikmusic rated YEAH! as 3.0 out of 5.[3] The single's first track, "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) appears on the album HELL YEAH.[4] ReGen offers that "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) was a "signature KMFDM track that is sure to become a fan favorite."[5] PopMatters described the single's first track "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) as "a pillar of the band’s sound".[6] Blabbermouth described "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) as "a joyous preamble".[7] Loudwire offers a report of the single's release.[8] Joseph Majsterski of SoundBlab offers a detailed critique of the single.[1] Majsterski had praise for "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) saying that it was "worth a listen."[1]

Publisher's notes

EarMUSIC described the single YEAH! as a "wholly new and surprising direction" and a "crossover between techno/dance and heavy metal".[9] For the upcoming album, HELL YEAH, earMUSIC released an Official Lyric Video of "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) for YEAH!.[10] EarMUSIC went on to say “Hell Yeah” Album Versions as "an instant KMFDM 'classic' with its ultra-heavy beat and Sascha Konietzko’s trademark cynical lyrics."[10]

Track listing

Source[4]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1.""Hell Yeah" (Album Version)"Sascha Konietzko5:07
2.""Freak Flag" (Edit)"Lucia Cifarelli, Konietzko3:37
3.""Hell Yeah"(Lord Of The Lost Version)"Sascha Konietzko4:34
4.""Attak 2017"(KMFDM Remix)"Lucia Cifarelli, Konietzko3:42
5.""Hell Yeah"(Edit)"Sascha Konietzko4:05
Total length:21:05
Notes:
Only "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) and "Freak Flag" (Edit) appear on the promotional 45 rpm.
Only "Hell Yeah" (Album Version) and "Freak Flag" (Edit) appear on the album HELL YEAH.
"Hell Yeah" (Lord Of The Lost Version) does not appear on the album HELL YEAH.
"Hell Yeah" (Edit) seems to be a remix for radio and doesn't appear on the album HELL YEAH..[1]
"Attak 2017" version occurs only on this single and was previously unreleased.
Sascha Konietzko mentions that Sin Quirin of Ministry has sampled guitar on the single.[11]

Credits

Source[4]

  • Bass, Drums, Synths, Vocals, and "Tweaker" – Sascha Konietzko
  • Drums, Percussion [Toms] – Andy Selway (tracks: 1, 2, 3, 5)
  • Guitar – Chris Harms (tracks: 2, 4), Jules Hodgson (tracks: 1, 3, 5)
  • Vocals – Lucia Cifarell (tracks: 2, 4), Annabella Asia (track: 1), Mika Harms (tracks: 1, 3, 5)
  • Producers – Chris Harms (track: 3), Gared Dirge (track: 3), Lucia Cifarelli (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5), Sascha Konietzko (all)
  • Mixed & Mastered By – Benjamin Lawrenz, Chris Harms at Chameleon Recording Studios Hamburg
  • Artwork – Aidan Hughes aka Brute!
  • Layout – Alexander Mertsch

In the media

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Majsterski, Joseph. "[18459] KMFDM - Yeah! - Singles - Reviews". Soundblab. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  2. Lynch, J. Kevin. "KMFDM - "Hell Yeah" [Album Review]". puregrainaudio.com. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  3. "KMFDM - Yeah! User Opinions - sputnikmusic". www.sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 YEAH! - KMFDM | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic, retrieved 2020-05-20
  5. "KMFDM - YEAH! EP". ReGen Magazine. 2017-06-29. Retrieved 2020-05-17.
  6. "KMFDM: Hell Yeah". PopMatters. 2017-08-16. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  7. Blabbermouth (2017-10-28). "Hell Yeah - KMFDM". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  8. Christopher, Michael. "KMFDM Announce Two New Releases + Fall 2017 U.S. Tour". Loudwire. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  9. "YEAH !". ear-music.shop. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  10. 10.0 10.1 KMFDM "HELL YEAH" Official Lyric Video, retrieved 2020-05-20
  11. "KMFDM InterView: Hot on the Wire, Spread Like Wildfire!". ReGen Magazine. 2017-05-09. Retrieved 2020-05-16.

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