Here Comes the Fuzz

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Here Comes the Fuzz
Studio album by Mark Ronson
Released September 8, 2003
Genre Alternative hip hop
Label Elektra
Producer Mark Ronson
Mark Ronson chronology
Here Comes the Fuzz
(2003)
Version
(2007)

Here Comes the Fuzz is the debut album by English producer Mark Ronson.

Release and reception[edit]

"International Affair" was originally released on Sean Paul's Dutty Rock album and featured Debi Nova instead of Tweet. Mark Ronson addresses the failure of the album, often by joking that "only 12 people bought it."

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly (C)[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
  • Rolling Stone predicted the album would stop the critical ill-will towards Ronson, saying Ronson "serves up a grab bag of pumping beats."[6]
  • Entertainment Weekly gave the album a C, saying "the collection's overall disco-licious come-together vibe is cloying and insubstantial."[7]

Singles[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 1:25
  2. "Bluegrass Stain'd" (feat. Nappy Roots & Anthony Hamilton) – 4:11
  3. "Ooh Wee" (feat. Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife Diesel & Saigon) – 3:29
  4. "High" (feat. Aya) – 4:05
  5. "I Suck" (feat. Rivers Cuomo) – 2:55
  6. "International Affair" (feat. Sean Paul & Tweet) – 3:24
  7. "Diduntdidunt" (feat. Saigon) – 3:58
  8. "On the Run" (feat. Mos Def & M.O.P.) – 2:37
  9. "Here Comes the Fuzz" (feat. Jack White, Freeway & Nikka Costa) – 3:09
  10. "Bout to Get Ugly" (feat. Rhymefest & Anthony Hamilton) – 3:33
  11. "She's Got Me" (feat. Daniel Merriweather) – 3:49
  12. "Tomorrow" (feat. Q-Tip & Debi Nova) – 3:55
  13. "Rashi (Outro)" – 2:00
Japan Bonus Track
  1. "NYC Rules" (Daniel Merriweather featuring Saigon)

Personnel[edit]

  • Produced by Mark Ronson
  • Executive producers: Mark Ronson & Dominique Trenier
  • A&R: Sylvie Rhone & Josh Deutsch

Sample credits[edit]

Release history[edit]

Date Country Label Format(s)
September 8, 2003 United Kingdom Elektra CD, LP
September 9, 2003 United States

Chart performance[edit]

The album has sold 18,000 copies in U.S.[8]

Chart (2003) Peak position
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 84[9]
Chart (2007) Peak position
UK Albums Chart 70[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ The Guardian review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review
  6. ^ Diehl, Matt (2003-09-04), "Mark Ronson: Here Comes the Fuzz". Rolling Stone. (930):142
  7. ^ Drumming, Neil (2003-09-12), "MARK RONSON". Entertainment Weekly. (727/728):152
  8. ^ "Mark Ronson Shows Off His 'Record Collection' on New Album". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  9. ^ "Here Comes The Fuzz - Mark Ronson (2003)". Billboard.com. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Mark Ronson - Here Comes The Fuzz". aCharts.us. Retrieved March 8, 2010.