Beauty and the Beat (Edan album)

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Beauty and the Beat
Studio album by Edan
Released March 29, 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Hip hop, Psychedelia
Length 34:00
Label Lewis Recordings
Producer Edan
Edan chronology
Primitive Plus
(2002)
Beauty and the Beat
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
IGN (9.5/10.0) [2]
Okayplayer 4/5 stars [3]
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10.0) [4]
Prefix Magazine 8.0/10 stars [5]
Stylus Magazine A− [6]

Beauty and the Beat is the second full-length album by American hip hop artist Edan, released on March 29, 2005 on Lewis Recordings. The album received critical acclaim getting 85% on the website Metacritic. This album was chosen as one of Amazon.com's Top 100 Editor's Picks of 2005.[7] It is noted for its idiosyncratic lyrics and eclectic use of samples from several genres of music.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Polite Meeting (Intro)"   2:16
2. "Funky Voltron" (Featuring Insight) 2:16
3. "I See Colours"   2:30
4. "Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme"   2:55
5. "Murder Mystery"   2:02
6. "Torture Chamber" (Featuring Percee P) 3:12
7. "Making Planets" (Featuring Mr. Lif) 2:54
8. "Time Out (Segue)"   1:07
9. "Rock and Roll" (Featuring Dagha) 3:16
10. "Beauty"   3:20
11. "The Science of the Two" (Featuring Insight) 3:33
12. "Smile"   2:15
13. "Promised Land"   2:24
14. "Bonus Rehearsal" (Japanese Release Only) 19:27

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joshua Glazer. "Beauty and the Beat". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  2. ^ Todd Gilchrist. "Edan - Beauty and the Beat - Music Review at IGN". Music.ign.com. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Macia, Peter (18 April 2005). "Edan Beauty and the Beat"". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Album Review: Edan - Beauty and the Beat | Prefix". Prefixmag.com. 2008-03-06. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Edan - The Beauty And The Beat - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Top 100 Editors' Picks". Amazon.com. 2005. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 

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