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Studio album by
Released20 February 1995 (1995-02-20) (UK)
18 April 1995 (1995-04-18) (US)
GenreTrip hop
ProducerTricky, Mark Saunders
Tricky chronology
Maxinquaye 'Nearly God

Maxinquaye is the first album of the English actor and musician Tricky, released in 1995. Expanding on the music template of fellow Bristolians Massive Attack, and featuring then-girlfriend Martina Topley-Bird on vocals, Maxinquaye is a dark, strange album featuring a combination of hip-hop, soul, dub, rock and electronica.

Maxinquaye, named after Tricky's late mother Maxine Quaye, who died when he was four,[7] received great critical attention upon release. The album was re-issued in the UK on 2 November 2009 by Universal Island with a second disc of remixes as a "Deluxe Edition".[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Maxinquaye > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  2. Christgau, Robert. "CG: Tricky". Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  3. Browne, David (2 June 1995). "Maxinquaye: Music Review:Entertainment Weekly". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  4. Savage, Jon (1 November 2009). "Tricky:Maxinquaye". The Observer. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
  5. Hunter, James (2 February 1998). "Maxinquaye: Tricky: Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  6. Cinquemani, Sal (2 November 2002). "Tricky: Maxinquaye | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
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