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Born: Jan 1, 1964 in Knowle West, Bristol, Avon, Engla
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: Originally, Tricky was a member of the Wild Bunch, a Bristol-based rap troupe that eventually metamorphosed into Massive Attack during the early '90s. Tricky provided pivotal raps on Massive Attack's groundbreaking 1992 album, Blue Lines. The following year, he released his debut single, "Aftermath." ...Read full biography
Released: 1995
Label: Island Records
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Tricky's debut, Maxinquaye, is an album of stunning sustained vision and imagination, a record that sounds like it has no precedent as it boldly predicts a new future. Of course, neither sentiment is true. ...Read full review
Nearly God
Released: 1996
Label: Universal Distribution
Critics' Rating:
Nearly God is Tricky's unofficial second album -- he calls it a collection of brilliant, incomplete demos. When Tricky signed his contract with Island, it allowed him to release an album a year under a ...Read full review
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