Black Dialogue

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Black Dialogue
Studio album by The Perceptionists
Released March 22, 2005 (2005-03-22)
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 41:19
Label Definitive Jux
Producer El-P, Camu Tao, DJ Fakts One, Willie Evans Jr., Cyrus the Great
Singles from Black Dialogue
  1. "Memorial Day"
    Released: September 28, 2004
  2. "Blo"
    Released: March 8, 2005
  3. "Black Dialogue"
    Released: June 14, 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 81[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[3]
The A.V. Club mixed[4]
City Pages favorable[5]
Exclaim! favorable[6]
XLR8R favorable[7]
Entertainment Weekly B+[8]

Black Dialogue is the first official album by hip-hop group The Perceptionists consisting of Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, and DJ Fakts One. It was released on March 22, 2005, on Definitive Jux.

The album was released to critical acclaim and was ranked in the Top 50 best albums of the year by Rolling Stone magazine.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Let's Move"   DJ Fakts One 2:59
2. "People 4 Prez"   El-P 2:21
3. "Blō"   El-P 3:22
4. "Memorial Day"   Cyrus the Great 3:33
5. "Love Letters"   Willie Evans Jr. 4:11
6. "Black Dialogue"   Willie Evans Jr. 3:06
7. "Frame Rupture"   El-P 3:22
8. "What Have We Got to Lose?!?"   Cyrus the Great 2:46
9. "Party Hard" (featuring Camu Tao and Guru) Camu Tao 3:50
10. "Career Finders" (featuring Humpty Hump) DJ Fakts One 3:45
11. "5 O'Clock" (featuring Phonte) DJ Fakts One 4:05
12. "Breathe in the Sun"   Willie Evans Jr. 3:58

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Top Independent Albums Top Heatseekers
2005 Black Dialogue #42 #41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Black Dialogue - The Perceptionists". Metacritic. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Black Dialogue - The Perceptionists". Allmusic. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ Heaton, Dave (March 16, 2005). "The Perceptionists: Black Dialogue". PopMatters. 
  4. ^ Rabin, Nathan (March 29, 2005). "The Perceptionists: Black Dialogue". The A.V. Club. 
  5. ^ Hicks, Dylan (April 20, 2005). "The Perceptionists: Black Dialogue". City Pages. 
  6. ^ Cowie, Del F. (April 2005). "Perceptionists - Black Dialogue". Exclaim!. 
  7. ^ Beres, Derek (March 1, 2005). "Black Dialogue". XLR8R. 
  8. ^ Endelman, Michael (March 28, 2005). "Black Dialogue (2005) - The Perceptionists". Entertainment Weekly. 

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