New Releases For June 28, 2011

Thievery Corporation
Culture Of Fear

Thievery Corporation - Culture Of Fear

Thievery Corporation returns with their sixth original studio album Culture of Fear.

Following up their incendiary and bombastic call to arms Radio Retaliation from 2008, this time around Eric Hilton and Rob Garza craft a simmering and hazy collection of atmospheric gems that recalls their early production work but reflects a thoroughly contemporary zeitgeist of socio-political angst and unease. Utilizing a team of skilled session players from their acclaimed live show and beyond, Culture of Fear finds the duo easing into expansive multipart space-jams like 'Tower Seven' and jazzy instrumental b-boy breaks like 'Light Flares.' Not only are usual suspects like multilingual chanteuse Lou Lou and dancehall toaster Sleepy Wonder back to lend their haunting vocals, but several new contributors also join the Corporation.

Renowned hip-hop MC Mr. Lif blazes the microphone on the title track 'Culture of Fear' with a scathing flow that aims to uplift and enlighten as it does burn down Babylon. Rising star Ras Puma also drops mystic incantations on 'False Flag Dub' and the slow burning roots reggae throwback 'Overstand.' It's not all fire and brimstone however, as Shana Halligan of Bitter:Sweet coos sultrily over booming tribal rhythms on 'Is it Over?.' and newcomer Kota lends angelic and sprightly verses on album closer 'Free.'


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"Culture Of Fear"


  1. 1. Web Of Deception
  2. 2. Culture Of Fear
  3. 3. Take My Soul
  4. 4. Light Flares
  5. 5. Stargazer
  6. 6. Where It All Starts
  7. 7. Tower Seven
  8. 8. Is It Over?
  9. 9. False Flag Dub
  10. 10. Safar (The Journey)
  11. 11. Fragments
  12. 12. Overstand
  13. 13. Free

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • May 31
    Morrison, CO, US Chromeo and Thievery Corporation with Big Freedia, Peanut Butter Wolf, and 1 more… at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • Jun 08
    Tijuana, Mexico Thievery Corporation at Unknown venue
  • Jun 24
    Zagreb, Croatia INmusic Festival 2019
  • Jun 26
    Belgrade, Serbia Thievery Corporation at Tašmajdan
  • Jun 28
    Eisenstadt, Austria Groove Quake Festival 2019
  • Jun 30
    Budapest, Hungary Thievery Corporation at Budapest Park
  • Jul 03
    London, UK Innervisions Festival 2019
  • Jul 03
    Brussels, Belgium Thievery Corporation at Ancienne Belgique
  • Jul 05
    London, UK Innervisions Festival 2019
  • Jul 07
    Dublin, Ireland Thievery Corporation at Vicar Street
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