Thievery Corporation – The Richest Man In Babylon (2xLP)
The Richest Man in Babylon is the third studio album by American electronic music duo Thievery Corporation. It was first released on September 30, 2002 in Belgium and on October 1, 2002 in the United States by ESL Music.
The album features contributions from Emiliana Torrini, LouLou, Pam Bricker, and Notch, and features both electronic and live instrumentation. The album combines influences such as dub, jazz, dance music, rap, reggae, and Indian music, and incorporates protest music into the group's sound. A remix/dub version of the album was released in 2004 titled Babylon Rewound featuring the unreleased track "Truth And Rights".
Among fans the album is popular, peaking at number 9 on Billboard's Independent Albums list on October 19, 2002 and number 2 on the Dance/Electronic Albums list on October 26, 2002. A month after the album was released, The Richest Man in Babylon had 25,000 sales in the United States.
A1 Heaven'S Gonna Burn Your Eyes
A2 Facing East
A3 The Outernationalist
B2 Omid (Hope)
B3 All That We Perceive
B4 Un Simple Histoire (A Simple Story)
C1 Meu Destino (My Destiny)
C2 Exilio (Exile)
C3 From Creation
C4 The Richest Man In Babylon
D1 Liberation Front
D2 The State Of The Union
D3 Until The Morning