Quickness is the fourth full-length studio album by the American hardcore punk band Bad Brains. It was released on September 14, 1989, by Caroline Records.
The album was a crossover release that contained elements of several genres, including funk, hip hop, heavy metal, punk, and reggae. This eclectic mix of styles was a departure from the band's earlier, more hardcore punk sound. The album was also the band's most controversial release, containing lyrics that some claimed were homophobic.
Despite the controversy, Quickness was a commercial success, becoming the band's best-selling album at the time. It also received critical acclaim, with many reviewers praising its genre-bending sound and its experimental approach to hardcore punk.
|Original Release: 1989.
|Catalog No: ORGM-2182.
|Color: Silver Shell w/Red Imprint.