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Beastie Boys – Ill Communication (2xLP)

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  • In the mid 90s the BEASTIE BOYS were at the height of their popularity. Their album "Ill Communication", first released in May 1994 and now in a new form, debuted at number 1 in the American album charts, in England it reached number 10, in Germany it reached number 11. In the same year (July / August) they were, together with the Smashing Pumpkins, co-headliners of the then legendary "Lollapalooza" tour festival (for which Nirvana was actually planned, but good Kurt had shot himself a bullet in April). The following year, the tickets for their US Arena Tour were sold out within minutes. One dollar per ticket went to local charities. In general, the trio collected more and more charity money, especially for the "Milarepa Fund", which supports the interests of Tibet. In 1996, Adam Yauch organized the first "Tibetan Freedom Concert" in San Francisco.

    "Ill Communication" clearly ties in with the previous album "Check Your Head" in terms of content and music. Here again, the mix of old school rap, lo-fi funk, soul-jazz instrumentals, pop sounds, punk rock and Latin rhythms. Maybe a little less innovative than usual, but the album contains some of the best songs in the band's repertoire, such as the grooving "Sure Shot", "Root Down" with its dirty funk or the monumental "Sabotage". 


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  • Artist: Beastie Boys
    Label: Capitol Records, Grand Royal
    Format: LP
    Units: 2
    Country: US
    Genre: Hip Hop & RnB
  • A1 Sure Shot
    A2 Tough Guy
    A3 B-Boys Makin' With The Freak Freak
    A4 Bobo On The Corner
    A5 Root Down
    B1 Sabotage
    B2 Get It Together
    B3 Sabrosa
    B4 The Update
    B5 Futterman'S Rule
    C1 Alright Hear This
    C2 Eugene'S Lament
    C3 Flute Loop
    C4 Do It
    C5 Ricky'S Theme
    D1 Heart Attack Man
    D2 The Scoop
    D3 Shambala
    D4 Bodhisattva Vow
    D5 Transitions