What is quickness?

  • (noun): A rate that is rapid.
    Synonyms: celerity, rapidity
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Quickness

Quickness is the fourth full-length studio album by hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains. At the time of its release, it was the best selling Bad Brains album and also featured an MTV video for the lead-off track "Soul Craft" directed by Paul Rachman who later went on to produce and direct the feature documentary American Hardcore. Drummer Earl Hudson, though pictured on the cover, is absent, with the drum parts instead being performed by Mackie Jayson of the Cro-Mags. In an interview with MTV, guitarist Dr. Know said that the album's title comes from urgency and swiftness.

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Dermontti Dawson - NFL Career
... He was very powerful and explosive, just a rare combination of quickness, explosion, and he was a very dependable player ... He had exceptional quickness I think that really the measure of a center is his ability to play against powerful guys that are lined up over him and try to bull-rush the pocket and collapse it in the middle so that ... Dawson had great leverage and quickness with his hands and his feet where he did a great job of keeping that pocket clean for O'Donnell and those guys who played behind him." — New England Patriots head coach ...
Attribute (role-playing Games) - Attributes in Common Systems - Shadowrun
... in three categories Physical attributes Strength Quickness — speed, dexterity, agility Body — constitution, stamina, and general mass of the character ... to resolve physical confrontations Charisma acted as Astral Strength, Intelligence as Quickness, and Willpower as the Mental equivalent of Body ... statistic based on the average of Quickness and Intelligence, Reaction determined number of actions per round, the character's initiative in combat, and perception ...
Bad Brains - History - New Sounds (1986–1989)
... were unavailable for the recording sessions, Quickness was originally recorded with Taj Singleton on vocals and Mackie Jayson on drums but before Quickness was ready for ... returned, rewrote the lyrics and overdubbed the vocals for Quickness replacing Taj Singleton's recorded lyrics and vocals ...
Banned In D.C. - Track Listing
... Rock for Light album version, original mix) With the Quickness (Quickness album version) Sacred Love (I Against I album version) Soul Craft (Quickness album version ...

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