Untitled - The Roots - Phrenology (CD, Album)

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Label: MCA Records - 088 112 996-2 • Format: CD Album, Club Edition • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop • Style: Conscious

The backing tracks are jazzy and reflective, filled with subtly unpredictable instrumental lines, and the band also shows a strong affinity for the neo-soul movement, which they actually had a hand in kick-starting via their supporting work on Erykah Badu 's Baduizm.

Badu returns the favor by guesting on the album's breakthrough single, "You Got Me," an involved love story that also features a rap from Eve , co-writing from Jill Scott , and an unexpected drum'n'bass breakbeat in the outro.

Along with works by Lauryn Hill , Common , and Black Star , Things Fall Apart is essential listening for anyone interested in the new breed of mainstream conscious rap. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age.

Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. It spent 57 weeks on the chart and produced five charting singles. Upon its release, Mary received positive reviews from music critics. It has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold 2,, copies in the United States. Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. The album has been listed as one of the best albums of the s by Slant Magazine.

The album was highly anticipated and praised by many critics for its ambitious vision. However, it was not as commercially successful as his previous album, Like Water for Chocolate , selling under , copies. An eclectic album, Electric Circus featured fusions of several genres such as hip hop, pop, rock, electronic, and neo soul.

It wasn't hip hop. Acoustic Soul is the debut studio album by American singer India Arie. It was released on March 27, , by Motown. After signing with Eminem, 50 Cent also worked heavily with Dr. Porter, Rockwilder, Dirty Swift, Megahertz, and more. The Soulquarians were a rotating collective of experimental black music artists active during the late s and early s. The group's first release for the label after leaving Geffen Records, the album was recorded by the Roots mostly using the Apple-developed software application GarageBand.

A darker, grittier album with minimal emphasis on hooks in comparison to their previous work, Game Theory features a stripped-down sound similar to the work of Public Enemy, with lyrics that concern sociological themes and the late hip hop producer J Dilla. Wake Up! Inspired by the United States presidential election, Legend and The Roots primarily covered s and s soul music songs for the album with social themes of awareness, engagement, and consciousness.

The project was originally planned to be released in two parts, with Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. After a two-year delay, only one collection of tracks, Part Two , was released and the plan for a two-part album was eventually abandoned in light of Yauch's death on May 4, The Roots.

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  1. Arashishicage Permalink
    The easy-flowing Things Fall Apart made the Roots one of the most popular artists of alternative rap's second wave. Anticipated nearly as much as it was delayed, the proper studio follow-up, Phrenology, finally appeared in late , after much perfectionist tinkering by the band -- so much that the liner notes include recording dates (covering a span of two years) and, sometimes, histories 9/
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    May 24,  · This absolutely sounds better than I've ever heard this album sound. Phrenology is an album that i've deeply loved over the years, so I'm very familiar with how this "should" sound. especially on tracks like Water and Something in the Way of Things, it's like hearing it for the first time/5().
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    Nov 26,  · Then the next album sounds like the same person listing all the things Santa has now got him. I also love alphabetti spaghetti, Bargain Hunt, cheese and onion Quiches, Spongebob Squarepants, the theme tune to Van Der Valk, walks in the rain after a storm and wearing socks with sandals but I would get pretty bored talking about these things all /5().
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    Phrenology is the fifth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released on November 26, , by MCA Records. Recording sessions for the album took place during June to September at Electric Lady Studios in New Hip hop, neo soul, rap rock.
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    Nov 26,  · Phrenology is the fifth studio album by The Roots, released on November 26, through MCA Records. Check out the full writing & production credits here.
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    Jan 28,  · For Phrenology, The Roots supplement their trademark loose and light jazz palate with harder, more aggressive tones, eschewing their "organic" sound .

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