Do You Want More?!!!??!

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Do You Want More?!!!??!
Studio album by The Roots
Released January 17, 1995
Recorded 1993-1994: The Trocadero, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Nebula Sounds, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Battery Studios, New York, New York
Genre Jazz rap
Length 73:45
Label DGC/Geffen
DGCD-24708
Producer Grand Negaz, Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine, Black Thought, Rahzel
The Roots chronology
Organix
(1993)
Do You Want More?!!!??!
(1995)
Illadelph Halflife
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A[2]
NME (7/10)[3]
Philadelphia Daily News 3/4 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[5]
The Source 4/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin 4/5 stars[8]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[9]
Trouser Press (favorable)[10]

Do You Want More?!!!??! is the second studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released January 17, 1995 on DGC Records. The band's major label-debut, it was released two years after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!??! has been considered by critics as a classic of hip hop jazz.[11][12] In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Time Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Intro/There's Something Goin' On" 1:18 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B
2 "Proceed" 4:35 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B, Questlove
3 "Distortion to Static" 4:18 Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine Black Thought, Malik B
4 "Mellow My Man" 4:41 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B
5 "I Remain Calm" 4:08 Black Thought, Questlove Black Thought, Malik B
6 "Datskat" 3:40 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B
7 "Lazy Afternoon" 5:06 Black Thought, Questlove Black Thought, Rahzel, Sista Urban, Rachel Graham
8 "? vs. Rahzel" 3:18 Questlove, Rahzel Questlove, Rahzel
9 "Do You Want More?!!!??!" 3:21 Black Thought, Questlove, A.J. Shine Black Thought
10 "What Goes On Pt. 7" 5:32 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B, Elo
11 "Essaywhuman?!!!??!" 4:59 Questlove, Black Thought *Live performance*
12 "Swept Away" 3:50 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Malik B, Cassandra Wilson
13 "You Ain't Fly" 4:42 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Questlove, Malik B
14 "Silent Treatment" 6:52 The Grand Negaz Black Thought, Cassandra Wilson
15 "The Lesson Pt. 1" 5:12 Questlove Black Thought, Dice Raw, Rahzel
16 "The Unlocking" 8:11 The Grand Negaz Ursula Rucker
  • The track listing on some album releases denotes the first track, "Intro/There's Something Goin' On," as track #18 [continuing the track count from Organix (17 tracks)]. The rest of the tracks continue upward from 18 to "The Unlocking" (being track #33)

Singles[edit]

Single information
"Distortion To Static"
  • Released: July 26, 1994
  • B-side: "The Lesson Part 1" & "The Lesson Part 2"
"Proceed"
  • Released: February, 1995
  • B-side: "What Goes On Pt. 7" & "Proceed III (Remix)"
"Silent Treatment"
  • Released: April 4, 1995
  • B-side:

Chart history[edit]

Album
Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums Top Heatseekers
1995 Do You Want More?!!!??! #104 #22 #2
Singles
Year Song Chart positions
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales
1994 "Distortion To Static" #96 #25 -
1995 "Proceed" #79 #13 #25
1995 "Silent Treatment" - #31 #50

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ Hopkins, Tracy E. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  3. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". NME: 4. November 12, 1994.
  4. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Philadelphia Daily News: 46. January 27, 1995.
  5. ^ Hoard, Christian. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Rolling Stone: 702–703. November 2, 2004.
  6. ^ Columnist. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". The Source: 97. November 1995.
  7. ^ Powell, Kevin. Review: Illadelph Halflife. Rolling Stone. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  8. ^ Aaron, Charles. "Review: Illadelph Halflife". Spin: 88. June 2008.
  9. ^ Abdul-Rakhman, Sobhi. Staff Rating: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Sputnikmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  10. ^ Moon, Tom. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Trouser Press. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  11. ^ Anderson, Brett. Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!. Yahoo! Music. Retrieved on 2009-10-20.
  12. ^ Walton, Brian M. "Review: Do You Want More?!!!??!". Washington Informer: February 15, 1995.

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