Success? Lyrics

Napalm Death


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Ricky Gardner
album: Track 17 in album Scum
release date: 1987
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genres: Rock
styles: Thrash/Hardcore/Grindcore
length: 1:09
producer: Napalm Death, Unseen Terror and Digby Pearson
drums: Mick Harris
lead vocals: Lee Dorrian
vocal: Lee Dorrian
background vocals: Mick Harris
guitar: William Geoffrey "Bill" Steer
bass guitar: Jim Whitely
engineer: Mick Ivory
composer: Napalm Death
lyricist: Jim Whitely

Cover Art

Napalm Death Scum cover art
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Climb the ladder, your security
Upward social mobility

Consume the lies "It's what you need"
Vicious circle of mindless greed

Where is your success gained from?
What of the lives you're shat upon?
Caught in the web you'll play the game
An artificial life but who's to blame?


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Multinational Corporations
  • 2 Instinct of Survival
  • 3 The Kill
  • 4 Scum
  • 5 Caught... in a Dream
  • 6 Polluted Minds
  • 7 Sacrificed
  • 8 Siege of Power
  • 9 Control
  • 10 Born on Your Knees
  • 11 Human Garbage
  • 12 You Suffer
  • 13 Life?
  • 14 Prison Without Walls
  • 15 Point of No Return
  • 16 Negative Approach
  • 17 Success?
  • 18 Deceiver
  • 19 C.S.
  • 20 Parasites
  • 21 Pseudo Youth
  • 22 Divine Death
  • 23 As the Machine Rolls On
  • 24 Common Enemy
  • 25 Moral Crusade
  • 26 Stigmatised
  • 27 M.A.D.
  • 28 Dragnet