Alleys to Valleys

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Alleys to Valleys
AlleystoValleys.jpg
Studio album by Hermitude
Released 25 August 2003
Recorded Sound Heaven Studios
Genre Australian hip hop
Length 57:50
Label Elefant Traks/Inertia Distribution
Producer Elgusto, Luke Dubs
Hermitude chronology
Alleys to Valleys
(2004)
Tales of the Drift
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rapreviews 7/10 stars[1]
Audio Lunchbox 2/5 stars[2]

Alleys to Valleys is the debut album from Australian hip-hop artists Hermitude. It was released on the 25 August 2003.[3]

The album features Ozi Batla and Urthboy from The Herd and Joelistics from TZU on the title track "Alley to Valleys".[4] John Stuart, Elgusto’s dad, features under the alias Mango Chutney on "Splendid Isolation" and "Damn Man", whilst Aja Stuart, Elgusto’s sister, plays keys on "Drunken Dub".

Alleys to Valleys was recorded and mixed by Hermitude and John Stuart at Sound Heaven Studios in Wentworth Falls.[5]

The first single released was "Cave Styles", with the video, which was created by Broken Yellow Productions (Broken Yellow Productions is a film production duo of Brendon Doyle and Navid Bahadori),[6] receiving airplay on rage[7] and Channel V.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Hermitude.[8]

  1. "Massive Passive" - 5:21
  2. "Imaginary Friends" - 4:51
  3. "Splendid Isolation" - 4:16
  4. "Alleys To Valleys" - 4:15
  5. "Section Reckin" - 1:36
  6. "Cave Styles" - 5:13
  7. "Moth Journey" - 4:33
  8. "Highway Burner" - 6:03
  9. "Space Evaders" - 6:14
  10. "Drunken Dub" - 1:26
  11. "Damn Man" - 5:12
  12. "Fire Up De Converters" - 5:27
  13. "Gusto's Theme" - 3:23

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapreviews review
  2. ^ Audio Lunchbox review
  3. ^ "Elefant Traks releases - Valleys to Alleys". Elefant Traks. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-07. 
  4. ^ "Music New - Valleys to Alleys". inthemix. Archived from the original on 9 June 2011. Retrieved 2008-04-07. 
  5. ^ Sound Heaven Studios
  6. ^ Broken Yellow Productions
  7. ^ "rage playlist". ABC Television. 29 August 2003. Retrieved 2008-04-07. 
  8. ^ "Australasian Performing Right Association". APRA. Archived from the original on 5 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-07.