Tricky releases ‘Maxinquaye,’ his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird (1995)

Tricky's 'Maxinquaye' is his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird on vocals and released on February 20, 1995 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Overcome (Marcella Detroit, Tricky) - 04:30 . . 2.Ponderosa (Howie B, Martine, Tricky) - 03:31 . . 3.Black Steel (Chuck D, William Drayton, Carlton Ridenhour, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee) - 05:40 . . 4.Hell Is Round The Corner (Isaac Hayes,…

Beyoncé releases ‘4,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Run the World (Girls)’ (2011)

Beyoncé's '4' feat. "Run the World (Girls)" is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia. 1 . 1+1 2 . I Care (Roseland) 3 . Best Thing I Never Had 4 . Best Thing I Never Had (Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, 011) 5 . Party (w/ J. Cole) 6 . Party (Atlantic City) 7 . Love On Top (Official Video) 8 . Countdown (Official Video) 9 . End Of Time (Roseland) 10 . End…

Björk releases ‘Post,’ her third album featuring ‘Army Of Me’ and ‘Isobel’ (1995)

Björk's 'Post' feat. 'Army Of Me' is her third studio album released on June 13, 1995 by One Little Indian.1 . Hyperballad (Live) 2 . Enjoy (Tibetan Freedom Concert) 3 . Enjoy (Shepherds Bush Empire) 4 . You've been flirting again (Cambridge) 5 . Isobel (ROYAL OPERA HOUSE) 6 . Cover Me (arranged by Jónas Sen= 7 . Headphones (Shepherds Bush Empire) Track Listing : 1.Army Of Me (Björk, Graham…

Def Jam publish Rihanna’s third album : ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’ featuring ‘Umbrella’ & ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ (2007)

Rihanna's 'Good Girl Gone Bad' feat. 'Umbrella' &'Don't Stop the Music' is her third studio album released on May 31, 2007 by Def Jam /SRP Records.1 . Umbrella (Orange Version) (Official Music Video, w/ JAY-Z) 2 . Umbrella (Pepsi Smash) 3 . Don't Stop The Music 4 . Breakin' Dishes (Control Room) 5 . Breakin' Dishes (BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2007) 6 . Shut Up and Drive (AOL Sessions) 7 .…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

This week In Soul Artists 20/52

Carla Thomas, Blues Brothers Band , Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Taj Mahal, Johnny Guitar Watson, Chuck Brown, The Soul Searchers, Tina Turner, Janet Jackson, Donna Summer, Grace Jones, Mary J. Blige, Guru, Donald Byrd, Run DMC

Run–D.M.C. release their third album : ‘Raising Hell’ featuring ‘Walk This Way’ with Aerosmith (1986)

Run–D.M.C.'s 'Raising Hell' feat. "Walk This Way". is their third studio album released on May 15, 1986 by Profile / Arista.Track Listing : 1.Peter Piper (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels) - 03:23 . 2.It'S Tricky (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels, Doug Fieger, Berton Averre) - 03:03 . 3.My Adidas (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels) - 02:47 . 4.Walk This Way (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler) - 05:09 .…

Usher releases ‘Here I Stand,’ his fifth album including ‘Love in This Club’ (2008)

Usher's 'Here I Stand' incl. 'Love in This Club' is his fifth studio album released on May 13, 2008 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Usher Raymond Iv, Ryon Lovett, James Jlack Lackey) - 01:28 . 2.Love In This Club (Usher Raymond Iv, Jamal Jones, Lamar Taylor, Jay Jenkins, Ryon Lovett, Keith Thomas, Darnell Dalton) - 04:19 . 3.This Ain'T Sex (Usher Raymond Iv, Christopher Tricky Stewart, Phalon…

Massive Attack release their debut album : ‘Blue Lines’ featuring ‘Daydreaming’ and ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ (1991)

Massive Attack's 'Blue Lines' is their debut studio album released on April 8, 1991 by Wild Bunch (their own label).Track Listing : 1.Safe From Harm (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Shara Nelson) - 05:18 . . 2.One Love (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Horace Andy, Claude Williams) - 04:48 . . 3.Blue Lines (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja,…

Verve publish Chris Potter’s album : ‘Gratitude’ (2001)

Chris Potter's 'Gratitude' is an album recorded with Brian Blade, Scott Colley & Kevin Hayes and released on April 3, 2001 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.The Source (Chris Potter) - 06:39 . 2.Shadow (Chris Potter) - 05:50 . 3.Sun King (Chris Potter) - 07:01 . 4.High Noon (Chris Potter) - 08:21 . 5.Eurydice (Chris Potter) - 06:02 . 6.The Mind'S Eye Intro (Chris Potter) - 00:44 . 7.The Mind'S…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°340 – New Music Videos

NTO, Rauw Alejandro, Caroline Polachek, The Skinner Brothers, michvel angelo, Fresco Trey, Baby Keem, Deluxe, Alec Benjamin, Jean Dawson, Sworn Virgins, Keeley ForsythThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware possibly NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . NTO . Loving You Like…

Island publishes their first & last Janet Jackson’s album : ‘Discipline’ (2008)

Janet Jackson's 'Discipline' is her tenth studio album released on February 26, 2008 by Island. Track Listing : 1.I.D. (Intro) (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile) - 00:48 . 2.Feedback (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile, Tasleema Yasin, Lashawn Daniels) - 03:38 . 3.Luv (Rodney Jerkins, Dernst Emile, Tasleema Yasin, Lashawn Daniels) - 03:10 . 4.Spinnin (Interlude) (Rodney Jerkins) - 00:08 . 5.Rollercoaster…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°249 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Busta Rhymes, Blazin' Squad, Dilated Peoples, The Game, Rhymefest, Gnarls Barkley, Corinne Bailey Rae, Trick Daddy, Peshay, Paul Oakenfold, Birdman, Wu-Tang ClanThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (08/52) BUT ... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 08/52

The Stone Roses, Jeff Buckley, Tricky, Prince, TLC, Madonna, Incognito, Seal, Radiohead, Naughty By Nature, The Smashing Pumpkins, David Sylvian They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Stone Roses . Love Spreads Lifted from : As we wish Happy Birthday to Ian Brown of The…

Duke Ellington records in Europe ‘In the Uncommon Market’ a live album for Pablo (1963)

Duke Ellington's 'In the Uncommon Market' is a live album recorded in Europe on February 6 or 7, & 21, 1963 and July 27, 1966 and released in 1986 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Bula (Duke Ellington) - 04:44 . 2.Silk Lace (Duke Ellington) - 05:18 . 3.Asphalt Jungle (Duke Ellington) - 04:05 . 4.Star-Crossed Lovers (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 4:19 . 5.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington,…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°238 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Luther Vandross, Karyn White, Monifah, Tricky, MC Lyte . Missy Elliott, Destiny's Child, Whitehead Bros, Chubb Rock, Domino, Ultimate Kaos, The Brotherhood, HoneyzThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (04/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more…

As we wish, today, Robert Del Naja, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Massive Attack At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Robert Del Naja a.k.a.3D a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Massive Attack CREDITSPhoto : Jorge BarahonaAudio : Teardrop . Angel . Inertia Creeps . Risingson . Unfinished Sympathy . Paradise Circus . Dissolved Girl . Black Milk . Exchange . Safe From Harm . Video : Teardrop . Unfinished Sympathy . Angel . Karmacoma . Protection . Live With…

Geffen publish Mary J. Blige’s eighth album : ‘Growing Pains’ featuring ‘Just Fine’ (2007)

Mary J. Blige's 'Growing Pains' is her eighth studio album released on December 18, 2007 by Geffen Records. Track Listing : 1.Work That (Mary J. Blige, Theron Otis Feemster, Sean Garrett) - 03:30 . 2.Grown Woman (Mary J. Blige, Dejion Madison, Christopher Bridges, Terius Nash) - 04:05 . 3.Just Fine (Mary J. Blige, Terius Nash, Christopher Tricky Stewart, Phalon Alexander) - 04:02 . 4.Feel Like A…

Dave Brubeck Quartet records ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’ for Fantasy Records (1953)

Dave Brubeck Quartet's 'Jazz at the College of the Pacific' is a live album recorded on December 14, 1953 and released in December 1953 by Fantasy Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 09:12 . 2.Laura (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) - 03:12 . 3.Lullaby In Rhythm (Walter Hirsch, Benny Goodman) - 07:25 . 4.I'Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) - 05:28 .…

Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel Perry) - 04:51 . 4.This Time I'Ll Be Sweeter (Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie) - 04:27 . 5.25Th Of Last December (Gene Mcdaniels)…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Jerry Duplessis, Kendu Isaac, Arden Altino, Sean Combs) - 01:16 . 2.Feel Inside (Mary J. Bligeandrea Martin, Duplessis, Altino, Nasir Jones, Dennis Coles, Robert Diggs, Gary Grice, Lamont…

Rihanna releases her fourth album : ‘Rated R’ featuring ‘Russian Roulette,’ ‘Hard,’ ‘Rude Boy,’ and ‘Te Amo’ (2009)

Rihanna's 'Rated R' is her fourth studio album featuring (among others) Young Jeezy, will.i.am, Justin Timberlake and Slash as guests and released on November 20, 2009 by Def Jam.Track Listing : 1.Mad House (Makeba Riddick, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Robyn Fenty) - 01:34 . 2.Wait Your Turn (James Fauntleroy Ii, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Takura Tendayi, Robyn…

Beyoncé releases her third album : ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ featuring ‘If I Were a Boy’ and ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ (2008)

Beyoncé's 'I Am... Sasha Fierce' is her third studio album released on November 18, 2008, by Columbia Records / Music World Entertainment.Track Listing : 1.If I Were A Boy (Toby Gad, Bc Jean) - 04:09 . 2.Halo (Ryan Tedder, E. Kidd Bogart, Beyoncé Knowles) - 04:21 . 3.Disappear (Amanda Ghost, Hugo Chakrabongse, Dave Mccracken, Ian Dench, Beyoncé Knowles) - 04:27 . 4.Broken-Hearted Girl (Babyface,…

Rihanna releases her fifth album : ‘Loud’ featuring ‘Only Girl (In the World),’ ‘What’s My Name?’and ‘S&M’ (2010)

Rihanna's 'Loud' is her fifth studio album featuring Drake, Nicki Minaj and Eminem and released on November 12, 2010 by Def Jam / SRP Records.Track Listing : 1.S&M (Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm, Ester Dean) - 04:03 . 2.What'S My Name? (Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ester Dean, Traci Hale, Aubrey Graham) - 04:23 . 3.Cheers (Drink To That) (Andrew Harr, Jermaine…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°269 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Pet Shop Boys, Lighthouse Family, Beastie Boys, INXS, Alanis Morissette, The Beautiful South, Tricky, U2, Horse, Stereophonics, WildChild, The ShamenThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (45/52) BUT... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Massive Attack release their second album : ‘Protection’ featuring ‘Karmacoma’ (1994)

Massive Attack's 'Protection' is their second (and the last to feature Tricky) album, released on September 26, 1994 by Circa/Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Protection (Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Tracey Thorn) - 07:51 . 2.Karmacoma (Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Tricky, Tim Norfolk, Bob Locke) - 05:16 . 3.Three (Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall,…

Mariah Carey releases her twelfth album : ‘Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel’ featuring ‘Obsessed’ (2009)

Mariah Carey's 'Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel' feat. 'Obsessed' is her twelfth studio album released on September 25, 2009 by Island Records. Track Listing : 1.Betcha Gon' Know (Mariah Carey, Terius "The-Dream" Nash, C. "Tricky" Stewart, James "Big Jim" Wright) - 04:00 . 2.Obsessed (Mariah Carey, C. "Tricky" Stewart, Terius "The-Dream" Nash) - 04:02 . 3.H.A.T.E.U. (Mariah Carey, C. "Tricky"…

Lee Morgan records ‘Cornbread’ with Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley (1965)

Lee Morgan's 'Cornbread' is an album recorded on September 18, 1965 with Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley.Track Listing : 1.Cornbread (Lee Morgan) - 09:03 . 2.Our Man Higgins (Lee Morgan) - 08:54 . 3.Ceora (Lee Morgan) - 06:23 . 4.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 07:59 . 5.Most Like Lee (Lee Morgan) - 06:49 Musicians : Lee Morgan – Trumpet .…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°210 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Blur, Pet Shop Boys, Stereolab, R.E.M., Semisonic, U2, Tricky, Manic Street Preachers, Candy Flip, Robbie Williams, Joan Osborne, DeliriousThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (31/52) BUT... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

Mercury publish Rod Stewart’s fourth album : ‘Never a Dull Moment’ featuring ‘You Wear It Well’ (1972)

Rod Stewart's 'Never a Dull Moment' feat. 'You Wear It Well' is his fourth solo album released on July 21, 1972 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Angel (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 03:32 . 2.Lost Paraguayos (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 03:57 . 3.Mama You Been On My Mind (Bob Dylan) - 04:29 . 4.Italian Girls (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) - 04:54 . 5.Angel (Jimi Hendrix) - 04:04 . 6.Interludings (Art Wood)…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°199 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

George Michael, Beck, Jamiroquai, Jamie T, AFI, U2, Nickelback, Tricky, Sohodolls, Slipknot, Snake River Conspiracy, TravisThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (28/52) BUT... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . George…

Amon Tobin – Foley Room

Released on March 5, 2007, "Foley Room" is the sixth studio album by Brazilian artist Amon Tobin. Track Listing : 1.Bloodstone (Amon Tobin) - 04:13 . 2.Esther'S (Amon Tobin) - 03:21 . 3.Keep Your Distance (Amon Tobin) - 04:48 . 4.The Killer'S Vanilla (Amon Tobin) - 04:14 . 5.Kitchen Sink (Amon Tobin) - 04:49 . 6.Horsefish (Amon Tobin) - 05:07 . 7.Foley Room (Amon Tobin) - 03:37 . 8.Big Furry Head…