Producer Chris Corner
Release date 18 March 2011
Label BMG Rights Management
|Released 18 March 2011 (Europe)
2 September 2013 (US)|
Genres Industrial music, Dark cabaret, Electronic music, Electro-industrial, Experimental music, Alternative dance
Similar IAMX albums, Other albums
Iamx ghosts of utopia
Volatile Times is the fourth studio album from IAMX. It was released on March 18, 2011 and the tracks on the album keep alive the cabaret-esque and dark electronic sound that Chris Corner has become known for. The track "Volatile Times" was featured on season 1 episode 5 of How to Get Away with Murder, both the US and instrumental versions of "I Salute You Christopher" on episode 11, as well as the US version of "Music People" on episode 14.
Volatile times lyrics iamx
Release and promotion
Volatile Times is the first IAMX album released on vinyl.
New songs from the album that were performed on October 22, 2010 at the Prague show at Meet Factory included "Fire and Whispers", "Bernadette", "Oh Beautiful Town", "Music People", and "Cold Red Light".
The lead single from the album, "Ghosts of Utopia", premiered on Czech Radio 1 on January 23. It was released as a digital download on February 25 and includes a remix by Noblesse Oblige, who were the supporting band for the Fire & Whispers Tour. A music video for the single, directed and edited by Chris Corner, premiered on tape.tv on February 23.
A free download of "Fire and Whispers" was made available on March 4, as part of the countdown of the album. The full album was leaked online on March 12, a fact that Corner acknowledged on the day of the album's release.
On September 2, 2013 the album was released digitally in the US with an alternative cover, and all songs were remixed and remastered by Chris Corner.
2-vinyl, it includes the 11-track CD as a bonus.
All songs reworked, and remastered by Chris Corner. Released digitally only.
- Music People
- Ghosts of Utopia
- Volatile Times (IAMseX UNFALL Rework)
- Fire and Whispers
- Dance With Me
- Cold Red Light
- Into Asylum
- Commanded By Voices
- Oh Beautiful Town
- I Salute You Christopher
- Bernadette (Post Romanian Storm)
- Volatile Times
1I Salute You Christopher