Dr. Lecter

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Dr. Lecter
Studio album by Action Bronson
Released March 15, 2011 (2011-03-15)
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre East Coast hip hop, mafioso rap
Length 42:09
Label Fine Fabric Delegates
Producer Tommy Mas
Action Bronson chronology
Bon Appetit
(2010)
Dr. Lecter
(2011)
Well-Done
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (8.1/10)[1]
RapReviews 7.5/10 stars[2]

Dr. Lecter is the debut studio album by Queens-bred rapper Action Bronson. It was released digitally on March 15, 2011.[3] The album's title refers to the main character of the horror film Silence of the Lambs, Dr. Hannibal Lecter.[4] The album is entirely produced by Tommy Mas. Almost all of the beats on Dr. Lecter were made with breakbeat samples. The majority of them are relatively rare. After hearing the album, producer Statik Selektah collaborated with Bronson on an album titled Well Done, released November 22, 2011.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs produced by Tommy Mas.
No. Title Length
1. "Moonstruck"   2:12
2. "Barry Horowitz"   2:04
3. "The Madness"   3:33
4. "Larry Csonka"   3:25
5. "Ronnie Coleman"   2:55
6. "Bag of Money" (featuring Meyhem Lauren) 3:36
7. "Brunch"   2:27
8. "Shiraz"   2:24
9. "Buddy Guy"   2:55
10. "Jerk Chicken" (featuring Maffew Ragazino) 2:30
11. "Chuck Person" (featuring Meyhem Lauren, Shaz IllYork, & AG da Coroner) 3:34
12. "Forbidden Fruit"   1:27
13. "Suede" (featuring Meyhem Lauren, Shaz IllYork, Fonda, & Machine) 4:01
14. "Get Off My P.P."   2:09
15. "Beautiful Music"   3:04

Samples[edit]

  • "The Madness" contains a sample from "Kopruden Gecti Gelin" by Ferdi Ozbegen
  • "Larry Csonka" contains samples from "Don't Change Your Love" by Five Stairsteps and "Call on Me" by Anglo-Saxon Brown
  • "Brunch" contains a sample from "Boozin' Blues" by Frijid Pink
  • "Chuck Person" contains a sample from "La Vamp" by The Family Vibes
  • "Beautiful Music" contains samples from "I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby" by Barry White and "Lady Love" by Jon Lucien
  • "Bag of Money" contains a sample from "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by The Mad Lads
  • "Barry Harrowitz" contains a sample from "Words to My Song" by Dry Bread
  • "Get Off My P.P." contains a sample from "A Night in Tunisia" by Dizzy Gillespie
  • "Ronnie Coleman" contains samples from "Magnificent Sanctuary Band" by Donny Hathaway and "8 Days on the Road" by Howard Tate
  • "Shiraz" contains samples from "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Brother Jack McDuff and "Living Together Is Keeping Us Apart" by Clarence Reid
  • "Suede" contains a sample from "Pride and Vanity" by Ohio Players
  • "Buddy Guy" contains a sample from "Sweet Thing" by B.B. King

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  2. ^ RapReviews
  3. ^ "iTunes - Music - Dr. Lecter by Action Bronson". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-03-14. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Lecter [Explicit]: Action Bronson: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  5. ^ Paine, Jake (2012-05-14). "Action Bronson Releases "Dr. Lecter" On Limited Edition Vinyl 2LP". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-06-07.