Deadringer (album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Deadringer
Studio album by RJD2
Released July 23, 2002
Genre Hip hop, electronica, trip hop
Length 67:00
Label Definitive Jux
Producer RJD2
RJD2 chronology
Your Face or Your Kneecaps
(2001)
Deadringer
(2002)
The Horror
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX.com 4.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10)[3]
Stylus Magazine B+[4]

Deadringer is the debut album of RJD2. It was released on July 23, 2002 on Definitive Jux.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Horror" – 4:11
  2. "Salud" – 0:38
  3. "Smoke & Mirrors" – 4:26
  4. "Good Times Roll Pt.2" – 4:57
  5. "Final Frontier" – 4:25
  6. "Ghostwriter" – 5:17
  7. "Cut Out to FL" – 3:42
  8. "F.H.H." – 4:31
  9. "Shot in the Dark" – 1:21
  10. "Chicken-Bone Circuit" – 3:54
  11. "The Proxy" – 2:14
  12. "2 More Dead" – 5:17
  13. "Take the Picture Off" – 1:02
  14. "Silver Fox" – 3:31
  15. "June" – 6:03
  16. "Work" – 11:39
    • Includes bonus track "Here's What's Left"
  • "Ghostwriter" was featured in a 2005 UK TV advertisement for Anadin Extra, as well as in the opening credits to the 2004 romantic comedy Wimbledon and 2005 romantic comedy Prime. In America it is featured in advertisements for Wells Fargo bank. In addition, It was also used in the 2011 short film 'A Brief History of Title Design' created by the website Art of the Title.
  • "Smoke and Mirrors" was featured in the 2004 Skate Video "Paul Rodriguez's Forecast" in which the track was used in Paul Rodriguez's part.
  • Early copies included a "hidden" song on the same track as "Work", titled "Here's What's Left." A slow, wistful track making use of sampled vocals, much like "Smoke and Mirrors". Def Jux was forced to drop it from later pressings due to a sample clearance problem.

Samples[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]