MTV Unplugged is a live EP by American neo soul singer Maxwell, released by Columbia Records in mid-1997. The album features recordings of Maxwell's performance on the MTV concert series program MTV Unplugged, filmed in New York City earlier in the year. The album includes covers of songs such as Kate Bush's "This Woman's Work" and Nine Inch Nails "Closer."
The singer was asked to do MTV Unplugged, despite only having released only one album, Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite. Maxwell's episode of MTV Unplugged first aired on the network on July 22, 1997".
All songs written by Maxwell (Musze) unless otherwise noted.
- "The Suite Urban Theme (The Hush)"
- "Mello: Sumthin (The Hush)"
- "The Lady Suite"
- "This Woman's Work" (Kate Bush)
- "Whenever Wherever Whatever"
- "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)" (Musze, Itaal Shur)
- "Gotta Get: Closer" (Musze, Trent Reznor)
- "...Til the Cops Come Knockin'" (international bonus track)