Massive Attack - 100th Window
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Massive Attack - 100th WindowBristol's trip-hop pioneers have much to live up to after Mezzanine, which became one of the most ubiquitous albums of the late 1990s. The group’s new collection may not become a staple of late-night radio, workout classes and latte bars, but Sinead O’Connor’s haunting vocals on several dark, atmospheric songs are a welcome addition. And the edgy Eastern sound of tracks like “Small Time Shot Away” are perfectly suited to a world on the brink of another terrifying, economically driven Gulf War.



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