Destroy Rock & Roll

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Destroy Rock & Roll
Studio album by Mylo
Released 24 May 2004
Genre Electronica, house
Length 55:01
Label Breastfed
BFCD001
Producer Myles MacInnes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.4/10)[2]
Q 4.5/5 stars
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[3]

Destroy Rock & Roll is the first album by Scottish record producer and DJ Mylo, released in 2004. The album was re-released in 2005, containing a new remix of "Drop the Pressure", called "Doctor Pressure" (Vs. Miami Sound Machine), which was also released as a single. It was named the 21st best album of the decade by Resident Advisor.[4]

Overview[edit]

The album has peaked at #26 on the UK Albums Chart.
The fold-out CD insert reads as follows:

  • All tracks written and produced by Myles MacInnes.
  • Additional engineering & mix by William Threlfall and Kevin Kennedy. Additional instrumentation on tracks 1, 2, 5-6, & 12 by John Clark, Kevin Kennedy & Linus Loves. Additional production on tracks 6, 8, & 12 by Kevin Kennedy. Additional instrumentation on track 5 by William Threlfall. Additional production on tracks 1-2 by William Threlfall and Kevin Kennedy. Guitar on track 1 by William Threlfall. Additional production & parts on track 11 by Anu Pillai (Freeform Five). Vocals on track 11 performed by Tamara Barnett Herrin. Anu Pillai and Tamara Barnett Herrin appear courtesy of Ultimate Delema Records.
  • Recorded in Scotland.
  • All tracks published by Breastfed Songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Valley of the Dolls" – 3:26
  2. "Sunworshipper" – 3:26
  3. "Muscle Cars" – 3:39
  4. "Drop the Pressure" – 4:15
  5. "In My Arms" – 3:46
  6. "Guilty of Love" – 3:06
  7. "Paris Four Hundred" – 3:32
  8. "Destroy Rock & Roll" – 4:07
  9. "Rikki" – 3:18
  10. "Otto's Journey" – 3:58
  11. "Musclecar (Reform Reprise)" – 3:53
  12. "Zenophile" – 4:08
  13. "Need You Tonite" – 4:51
  14. "Emotion 98.6" – 5:36

Limited Edition bonus tracks:

  1. "Soft Rock" - 4:01
  2. "Doctor Pressure" (Dirty Radio Edit) - 3:24 (Using a sample of "Dr. Beat, by Miami Sound Machine featuring Gloria Estefan.)
  3. "Destroy Rock & Roll" (Tom Neville Clean Edit) - 4:43

The following singles have been released from the album thus far:

  • "Destroy Rock & Roll"/"Sunworshipper" (April 2003)
  • "Paris Four Hundred EP"
  • "Muscle Car"
  • "Destroy Rock & Roll"
  • "Drop The Pressure" (October 2004)
  • "Valley Of The Dolls"
  • "In My Arms" (16 May 2005)

Song backgrounds[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Kevin Kennedy – programming, producer, engineer, mixing, instrumentation
  • Myles MacInnes – producer
  • Aldo Martin – producer
  • Phantom – art direction, design
  • Anu Pillai – producer
  • Dan Russell – vocals
  • William Threlfall – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Tom Urie – vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ DiGravina, Tim. Destroy Rock & Roll at AllMusic
  2. ^ Abebe, Nitsuh (February 14, 2006). Destroy Rock & Roll, Pitchfork Media
  3. ^ Walters, Barry (January 23, 2006). Destroy Rock & Roll, Rolling Stone
  4. ^ "Top 100 albums of the '00s". Resident Advisor. January 25, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010. 

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