Run Come Save Me

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Run Come Save Me
Studio album by Roots Manuva
Released August 13, 2001 (2001-08-13)
Genre Hip hop
Length 57:53
Label Big Dada
Producer Wayne Bennett, Lord Gosh, Al Mono, Hylton Smythe, Skillamanjaro
Roots Manuva chronology
Brand New Second Hand
(1999)
Run Come Save Me
(2001)
Dub Come Save Me
(2002)
Singles from Run Come Save Me
  1. "Witness (1 Hope)"
    Released: July 23, 2001 (2001-07-23)
  2. "Dreamy Days"
    Released: October 8, 2001 (2001-10-08)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
BBC (favorable)[2]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[3]
NME (8/10)[4]
Pitchfork Media (4.1/10)[5]

Run Come Save Me is the second studio album by English hip hop musician Roots Manuva.[3] It was released on Big Dada in 2001.[5]

Reception[edit]

John Bush of AllMusic gave the album 4 and a half stars out of 5, saying, "Roots Manuva handled every type of song with flowing confidence and a bemused air, whether it was a club jam or a message track."[1] Alex Needham of NME called it "Brit-rap's finest hour to date."[4]

Q listed it as one of the best 50 albums of 2001.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "No Strings..."     1:25
2. "Bashment Boogie" (featuring Ricky Rankin) Wayne Bennett 3:19
3. "Witness (1 Hope)"   Lord Gosh 4:15
4. "Join the Dots" (featuring Chali 2na) Al Mono 3:59
5. "Black Box Interlude"     0:22
6. "Ital Visions"   Hylton Smythe 4:42
7. "Kicking the Cack"   Lord Gosh 3:36
8. "Dub Styles" (featuring The Lingalong Tecknishun) Lord Gosh 2:40
9. "Trim Body"   Lord Gosh 3:35
10. "Artical"   Lord Gosh 3:21
11. "Hol' It Up" (featuring Riddla) Lord Gosh 2:48
12. "Stone the Crows"   Hylton Smythe 3:21
13. "Sinny Sin Sins"   Hylton Smythe 3:36
14. "Evil Rabbit"   Hylton Smythe 3:24
15. "Swords in the Dirt" (featuring Niara, Danny Vicious, Rodney P, Blackitude, Big P, and Skeme) Wayne Bennett 4:40
16. "Highest Grade" (featuring Seanie T) Lord Gosh 4:05
17. "Dreamy Days"   Skillamanjaro 4:45

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "Run Come Save Me - Roots Manuva". AllMusic. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Hopwood, Christian (2002). "Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me - Review". BBC. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Lynskey, Dorian (August 10, 2001). "Righteous beer". The Guardian. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Needham, Alex (September 12, 2005). "Roots Manuva : Run Come Save Me". NME. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b P., Ethan (December 11, 2001). "Roots Manuva: Run Come Save Me". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Best 50 Albums of 2001". Q. December 2001. pp. 60–65. 

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