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.'

ARTIST SITE | RELEASED: June 28, 2011 ON ESL

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"Culture Of Fear"

TRACK LISTING

  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

  • Nov 14
    Dallas, TX, US Thievery Corporation at House of Blues Dallas presented by Cricket Wireless
  • Nov 15
    New Orleans, LA, US Thievery Corporation at House of Blues - New Orleans
  • Nov 16
    Houston, TX, US Thievery Corporation at House of Blues - Houston
  • Nov 22
    San Diego, CA, US Wonderfront Festival 2019
  • Nov 26
    Vancouver, BC, Canada Thievery Corporation at Commodore Ballroom
  • Nov 27
    Vancouver, BC, Canada Thievery Corporation at Commodore Ballroom
  • Nov 29
    Seattle, WA, US Thievery Corporation at The Showbox
  • Nov 30
    Portland, OR, US Thievery Corporation at Roseland Theater
  • Dec 01
    Seattle, WA, US Thievery Corporation at The Showbox
  • Dec 11
    Oakland, CA, US Thievery Corporation and Brazilian Girls at Fox Theater
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