Chamber Music (Coal Chamber album)

Chamber Music (Coal Chamber album)
Chamber Music
Studio album by Coal Chamber
Released September 7, 1999
Recorded Hoboken, New Jersey 1998-1999
Genre Alternative metal, gothic metal, nu metal
Length 52:37
Label Roadrunner
Producer Josh Abraham
Coal Chamber chronology
Coal Chamber
Chamber Music
Dark Days
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
CDNow 4/5 stars
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars

Chamber Music is the second studio album by Californian alternative metal band Coal Chamber, released on Roadrunner Records on September 7, 1999.

With this record, Coal Chamber purposely distanced their sound from that of Korn who they were often compared to because of the prominent influence on Coal Chamber's debut album. Many of the songs on Chamber Music are notably more melodic than that of its predecessor and could perhaps make it the group's most accessible record. Their cover of Peter Gabriel's "Shock the Monkey," featuring guest vocals by Ozzy Osbourne, helped launch the band into the mainstream music scene as well. A music video was produced for "Shock the Monkey," and the song received notable radio airplay for a time.

The song "What's in Your Mind?" opens with a lengthy example of backmasking.


Track listing

All songs written by Mike Cox, B. Dez Fafara, Rayna Foss-Rose and Miguel Rascón except where noted.

  1. "Mist" – 0:43
  2. "Tragedy" – 2:51
  3. "El Cu Cuy" – 4:22
  4. "Untrue" – 3:26
  5. "Tyler's Song" – 2:49
  6. "What's In Your Mind?" – 3:55
  7. "Not Living" – 3:50
  8. "Shock the Monkey" featuring Ozzy Osbourne (Peter Gabriel) – 3:42
  9. "Burgundy" – 2:11
  10. "Entwined" – 3:49
  11. "Feed My Dreams" – 2:55
  12. "My Mercy" – 4:04
  13. "No Home" – 5:09
  14. "Shari Vegas" – 3:16
  15. "Notion" – 3:27
  16. "Anything But You" – 4:42
  17. "Wishes" - 3:07*
  18. "Apparition"- 2:27*

* Bonus tracks on international releases of the album.


  • B. Dez Fafara - Vocals
  • Miguel "Meegs" Rascón - Guitar, backing vocals & keyboards on "Untrue"
  • Rayna Foss-Rose - Bass
  • Mike "Bug" Cox - Drums
  • Josh Abraham - Keyboards, programming & production
  • Troy Van Leeuwen - Keyboards & technical assistance
  • Brian Virtue - Programming & engineering
  • Brian Levine - String Arrangement
  • Amir Derakh - Percussion synth on "No Home", keyboards on "Notion", micro-moog on "Anything But You" and additional mixing
  • E. Blue - Keyboards and guest vocals on "Shock The Monkey" & guest vocals on "My Mercy"
  • Aimee Echo - Guest vocals on "Burgundy" & "My Mercy"
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Guest vocals on "Shock The Monkey"
  • Jay Gordon - Keyboards on "Burgundy"
  • DJ Lethal - Freaky fractures on "Notion"
  • Georgie The Pug - Panting on "Shari Vegas"
  • Jay Baumgardner - Keyboards on "Notion" & mixing
  • Anthony "Fu" Valic - Additional programming on "Shock The Monkey"
  • Phil Western - Additional programming on "Shock The Monkey"
  • David Bianco - Mixing on "Tyler's Song", "What's In Your Mind" & "Feed My Dreams"
  • David "Rave" Ogilvie - Mixing on "Shock The Monkey"
  • Chad Fridirici - Engineering
  • Mike Parnan - Additional engineering

Chart performance


Year Title Chart Position
1999 Chamber Music UK Albums Chart 21


Year Title Chart Position
1999 "Shock the Monkey" UK Singles Chart 90
1999 "Shock the Monkey" US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 26


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