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ALBUM TITLE: Better Than Heavy
BACKGROUND: Mongrel is a supergroup formed in 2008, with a dream team line up featuring Jon McClure & Joe Moskow (Reverend and the Makers), Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys), Andy Nicholson (Ex Arctic Monkeys), Drew McConnell (Babyshambles) and UK Hip Hop artist Lowkey. This is a UK promo of their debut album which was produced by Adrian Sherwood. The content of their music is quite political, with many of their songs having lyrcs which challenege government issues...
The artwork from this album features the decapitated head of 'The Mongrel Man' who originally featured on the cover of their debut EP 'The Menace' (this album also includes the two best tracks from this release). It is shown for reference purposes only as the 4th picture (above) and is not included for sale here.
STYLE OF MUSIC / GENRE: Hip Hop, Reggae, Rock Rap rock, indie rock, leftfield, Dub, Indie Rock, Experimental, Conscious, supergroup, alternative music.
TRACKLIST (followed by approximate running time of each song):
1 Barcode 3:54
2 Lies 3:21
3 Hit From The Morning Sun 3:32
4 Off The Leash 1:02
5 The Menace 3:21
6 Act Like That 3:23
7 Julian 3:47
8 Better Than Heavy 4:13
9 Better Them Than Us 3:29
10 Alphabet Assassins 5:20
11 All Your Ever Afters 3:46
NB. All tracks performed by Mongrel (some with guest musicians).
FORMAT: CD promo album in illustrated card case (as pictured).
PUBLISHED BY: Wall of Sound / [PIAS] / The Independent (2002)
CATALOGUE NUMBER: none
REVIEWS: This was one of SPIN Magazine's '40 Best Albums Of 2008' - For details see: http://www.ldm.com.sg/home.php?pageID=3
CONDITION: This not a brand new CD. As such there may be signs of wear. It is an original product (not counterfeit). If we have more than one copy these are sent on a ‘first come, first served’ basis with those in the best condition sent to whoever buys first. Each CD is tested to ensure perfect playback.
POSTAGE & PACKING: Sent from the UK. FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE!!!