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Nearly God

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Nearly God

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tricky
Producers:
Durban Poison
genre:
Electronic, Rock

We gave it an A

No, Tricky hasn’t pulled a Prince and changed his name. Nearly God is a side project on which he pairs himself with a range of singers from Bjork to the Specials’ Terry Hall. The album is an abrupt about-face from his debut. Eschewing spacey trip-hop grooves, it’s filled with hypnotic, grinding soundscapes over which he and guests plaintively whisper. With God, Tricky’s created a new genre: ambient apocalypse. A