Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "Aftermath" by Tricky

Date Posted:12 November 2015 

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Aftermath" by Tricky

"Aftermath" was released as a 12” vinyl single on 4th and Broadway Records (a subsidiary of Island Records) in 1993. The song was originally offered to Massive Attack but when they were not interested Tricky decided to release it himself and it became the foundation for his solo LP "Maxinquaye" released in 1995.

"Aftermath" features Martina Topley-Bird on vocals who Tricky met in the street in Bristol in 1991, and would later become his girtlfriend. "Aftermath" contains samples of "That's the Way Love Is" by Marvin Gaye, "Eat 'Em Up L Chill" by LL Cool J, "How Can I Be Sure" by The Young Rascals, and the Blade Runner movie

Maxinquaye is named after Tricky's mother Maxine Quaye who died when he was only four. Maxinquaye is Tricky's debut album released in 1995. Fresh from recording two albums with Massive Attack Tricky released his own version of Bristol trip-hop with his girlfriend Martina Topley-Bird on vocals.

A compelling mix hip-hop, soul, dub, rock and electronica this vinyl LP is available in Matau Records Australian music store on vinyl Click Here

Tricky is an english musician and actor. He grew up in Bristol where he became part of the hip-hop crew the Wild Bunch, that would become Massive Attack. After recording two albums with Massive Attack he left to pursue his solo carrer. His last vinyl LP "Adrian Thaws" was released in 2014, and Tricky has stated that he will contribute to the Massive Attacks next album.

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