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Of boues, this "retirement" could be just Jay-Z style bluff-calling; if it is, next snd Skinner better bring something new to the table.
The cover computerx is a close-up of the Norfolk Terrace halls of residence at the University of East Anglia designed by architect Denys Lasdun.
Instead, Computer and Blues finds The Streets retreading barren ground. Stream or buy on: He followed a tangent of singer-songwritery concept pop for three albums of declining quality, when, if he'd just explored territory closer to home, he might have found himself doing something similar to "post-dubstep" pioneers like Jamie XX and James Blake, or at least Magnetic Man. Leave London - EP. Troy Grant has indicated that the controversial 1: Skinner, a Birmingham native who later ventured to the capital, was an outsider in the garage scene, though his initial recordings appeared on Locked On, the premiere source for speed garage and, later, 2-step from to the end of the millennium.
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Regardless of your take on his previous output, Computers and Blues finds The Streets tired and uninspired. Streams Videos All Posts. As is customary for a Streets album, the start absolutely smacks it.
The cover shows Skinner looking out of a yuppie loft converted from the same kind of tower block in which we discovered him. After five albums recording as The Streets, Brummie exile Mike Skinner has spat his last rap abd built his last beat. Sooner or Later - EP.
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The Streets - Computer and Blues
A Grand Don't Come for Free. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Rob Harvey of The Music worked closely with Skinner on the album and features on several songs. It contains 14 songs, including an appearance from British singer-songwriter Clare Maguire.
Computers and Blues
Computegs while those that have followed The Streets into the mainstream have found space in the sub-bass, his own productions sound small, limited—you can almost hear them rattling around inside the computer that made them. But following the self-indulgent meltdown of 's The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living and the "philosophy for beginners" approach of 's Cojputers Is Borrowedthe Brummie maverick's uniquely relatable poetic license appeared to have expired.
The 'Blues' part of the title refers to Skinner's beloved Birmingham City.
Five key performances 19 comments Innervisions at Royal Albert Hall. The Lost Words EP. If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page.
computdrs Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. Computers and Blues is the fifth and final album to be released by Mike Skinner under alias The Streetsofficially released in the United Kingdom on 7 February Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam.
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