Tricky - Mixed Race mp3 album
Mixed Race is Tricky's eighth studio album, released on 27 September 2010. It is his second album released through Domino Records, following 2008's Knowle West Boy. Mixed Race was recorded in Paris, where Tricky currently lives, and has been described by Domino Records as "his most passionate album to date". Tricky himself has described it as "the most uptempo album I've done". Musically, the album takes influence from UK, Jamaican, US, North African and French music.
By: Tricky (2010, Electronic). Knowle West Boy by Tricky. Vulnerable by Tricky. Pre-Millennium Tension by Tricky. Angels With Dirty Faces by Tricky. Skilled Mechanics by Tricky. Tricky Meets South Rakkas Crew by Tricky. View all albums . Mixed Race. By: Tricky (2010, Electronic).
Another tentative comeback album from the 90s giant, Mixed Race's best moments look back to Tricky's bleak peak-period work. The list of things Tricky does poorly (rock, house, singer-songwriter pop, ska, disco, et. is much longer than the list of things he does well (which basically amounts to the sound he invented and perfected on the music he released between 1995 and 1999). For 10 years, he's refused to accept that an inimitable style can be a strength as much a limitation, a foundation to build from rather than something to reject as predictable.
If Mixed Race’s predecessor, 2008’s Knowle West Boy, was the album where Tricky came home, this is very much its sequel: what his creativity does now it’s back in its groove, rather than stuck in a rut. For that reason, the familiar smoky, dusty beats and siren song vocals of opener Every Day could almost sound like an alarm bell – 2003’s Vulnerable had a similarly promising start, before unravelling – were it not at the same time soothing, reassuring and, most importantly, brief. On the couple of occasions where Mixed Race does appear to look back musically – such as the pulsating, low-tempo Time to Dance – it’s thankfully not a case of him coasting. Much as Knowle West Boy was rightly praised for him opening up and baring internationalist, musical soul rather than looking inward and dwelling on the vagaries of angst and neurosis, this latest chapter is another bold step.
Two years on, Mixed Race is as direct as its predecessor, but sparser, more spacious, mostly low-key, and very brief (under half an hour). While its sound is still in-your-face, it's remarkable how little murk there is - despite the layers of backing tracks. Lyrically it's autobiographical, but it's also a gangster album. The sound of guns being cocked and loaded is almost ubiquitous. The signpost is the single, a revisioned take on Echo Minott's '90s dancehall hit "Murder Weapon.
|6||Come To Me|
|8||Time To Dance|
|10||Bristol To London|
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Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 892141 641906
|WIGLP256||Tricky||Mixed Race (LP, Album)||Domino||WIGLP256||UK||2010|
|WIGCD256||Tricky||Mixed Race (CD, Album)||Domino||WIGCD256||Russia||2010|
|9086972||Tricky||Mixed Race (CD, Album)||Domino||9086972||Australia||2010|
|WIG 256D||Tricky||Mixed Race (10xFile, WAV, Album)||Domino||WIG 256D||UK||2010|
|si85CD||Tricky||Mixed Race (CD, Album)||Sound Improvement||si85CD||UK||2010|