KoRn releases Life Is Peachy
Life Is Peachy is the second studio album by the American nu metal band Korn, released on October 15, 1996 through Immortal/Epic Records.
Following the success of their 1994 self-titled debut, Korn earned a second double platinum album in the United States, certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album debuted and peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 and peaked at number one in New Zealand.
The album has 15 tracks, including the hidden track after "Kill You". Korn released three singles from the album and each charted on the UK Singles Chart. For the first time, Korn released covers of the songs "Lowrider" by War and "Wicked" by Ice Cube. The album features such themes as social encounters and revenge. The album cover was designed by Martin Riedl and its name is credited to Korn's bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu. It received mixed reviews from critics. Life Is Peachy has sold over 6 million copies worldwide.