Massive Attack - Mezzanine
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1998 Ratings: #19 / 105
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1998 Ratings: #9
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Ummmm are yall sure this came out in 98? Not like....tomorrow?

Edit: sounds like background music for shooting heroin



Pardon my inner-stan, but I get Gorillaz VIBES anytime I hear cuts like; "Black Milk", "Exchange", or especially the title track.

Maybe trip-hop is just too good for this life.


After less than half a decade of life, the main catalysts to the term trip-hop were already trying to shake the confines of the genre off. Portishead had shifted their sound into something far more menacing on their sophomore album and Tricky had ventured out into something even more abrasive than his debut Maxinquaye. That left the pioneers themselves, Massive Attack, to be the ones to put the final nail in the coffin of trip-hop by changing their sound drastically and embracing new territory. ... read more


this might be the strongest 10/10 i have ever given.


Bristol Trip Hop duo Massive Attack's third studio album is about as close to a perfect album that an album can be, honestly there isn't a single bad thing to be said about it.

Angel - 100
Risingson - 100
Teardrop - 100
Inertia Creeps - 100
Exchange - 95
Dissolved Girl - 100
Man Next Door - 85
Black Milk - 100
Mezzanine - 95
Group Four - 95
(Exchange) - 95

Overall Score - 97


q bestia

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