Melodica (EP)

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Melodica EP
EP by Blackalicious
Released 1994
Genre Hip hop
Label Solesides
Producer Chief Xcel, DJ Shadow
Blackalicious chronology
Melodica EP
(1994)
A2G EP
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Melody Maker (Positive)[2]

Melodica is the debut EP by hip hop duo, Blackalicious, released in 1994 on the Solesides label.[3][4] The import edition released on both Mo' Wax and Marlboro Music contains instrumental versions of all of the tracks except "Cheezit Terrorist" and "40oz for Breakfast".[5][6] Melodica was re-issued through iTunes on August 15, 2012.[7]

Track listing[edit]

Original Solesides version[edit]

  1. "Lyric Fathom"
  2. "Rhymes for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind"
  3. "Swan Lake"
  4. "Attica Black"
  5. "Cheezit Terrorist"
  6. "40oz for Breakfast"
  7. "Deep In The Jungle" (Feat. Lateef the Truth Speaker and Asia Born)

Mo' Wax/Marlboro versions[edit]

  1. "Swan Lake (Vocal)" – 5:38
  2. "Lyric Fathom (Vocal)" – 4:15
  3. "Attica Black (Vocal)" – 6:12
  4. "40oz (Vocal)" – 7:42
  5. "Rhymes For The Deaf, Dumb & Blind (Vocal)" – 2:36
  6. "Deep in the Jungle (Vocal)" (Feat. Lateef the Truth Speaker and Asia Born) – 6:48
  7. "Swan Lake (Instrumental)" – 5:07
  8. "Lyric Fathom (Instrumental)" – 3:21
  9. "Attica Black (Instrumental)" – 6:15
  10. "Deep in the Jungle (Instrumental)" – 7:11
  11. "Rhymes For The Deaf, Dumb & Blind (Instrumental)" – 2:31
  • Track 1 produced by Chief Xcel and DJ Shadow.
  • Tracks 2, 3, and 6 produced by Chief Xcel.
  • Tracks 4 and 5 produced by DJ Shadow.

iTunes version[edit]

  1. "Lyric Fathom" – 4:15
  2. "Rhymes for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind" – 2:36
  3. "Swan Lake" – 5:39
  4. "Attica Black" – 6:11
  5. "Cheezit Terrorist" – 1:32
  6. "40oz for Breakfast" – 7:42
  7. "Deep in the Jungle" (feat. Lateef The Truthspeaker and Asia Born) – 6:50
  8. "Change" – 5:39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meyer, Lee. "Review: Melodica - Blackalicious". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Bennun, David. "Review: BLACKALICIOUS - MELODICA". Melody Maker (IPC Media) (September 10, 1994): 39. 
  3. ^ "Working Drafts and Notes For: The New Rolling Stone Album Guide". tomhull.com. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Blackalicious - Melodica (Solesides)". discogs. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Blackalicious - Melodica (Marlboro Music)". discogs. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  6. ^ "Blackalicious - Melodica (MoWax)". discogs. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  7. ^ "Pitchfork Blesses Melodica Re-Issue". Blackalicious. Blackalicious. Retrieved 9 September 2012.