Do You Want More?!!!??!

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Do You Want More?!!!??!
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Studio album by The Roots
Released January 17, 1995
Recorded 1993–1994
Studio The Trocadero, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Sigma Sound Studios – Ivory Studios Suite #3, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Nebula Sounds, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Battery Studios, New York, New York
Genre Jazz rap
Length 73:45
Label DGC, Geffen
Producer Grand Negaz, Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine, Black Thought, Rahzel
The Roots chronology
Organix
(1993)
Do You Want More?!!!??!
(1995)
Illadelph Halflife
(1996)
Singles from Do You Want More?!!!??!
  1. "Distortion to Static"
    Released: July 26, 1994
  2. "Proceed"
    Released: February, 1995
  3. "Silent Treatment"
    Released: April 4, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3/4 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly A[4]
NME 7/10[5]
Philadelphia Daily News 3/4 stars[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars[7]
The Source 4/5[8]
Spin 4/5 stars[9]

Do You Want More?!!!??! is the second studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released January 17, 1995 on DGC Records.[10] The band's major label-debut, it was released two years after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!??! has been considered by critics as a classic of hip hop jazz.[11][12] In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro/There's Something Goin' On"   The Grand Negaz 1:18
2. "Proceed"   The Grand Negaz 4:35
3. "Distortion to Static"   Questlove, Kelo, A.J. Shine 4:18
4. "Mellow My Man"   The Grand Negaz 4:41
5. "I Remain Calm"   Black Thought, Questlove 4:08
6. "Datskat"   The Grand Negaz 3:40
7. "Lazy Afternoon"   Black Thought, Rahzel, Sista Urban, Rachel Graham 5:06
8. "? vs. Rahzel"   Questlove, Rahzel 3:18
9. "Do You Want More?!!!??!"   Black Thought, Questlove, A.J. Shine 3:21
10. "What Goes On, Pt. 7" (featuring Elo) The Grand Negaz 5:32
11. "Essaywhuman?!!!??!"   Questlove, Black Thought 4:59
12. "Swept Away" (featuring Cassandra Wilson) The Grand Negaz 3:50
13. "You Ain't Fly"   The Grand Negaz 4:42
14. "Silent Treatment"   The Grand Negaz 6:52
15. "The Lesson Pt. 1" (featuring Dice Raw) Questlove 5:12
16. "The Unlocking" (featuring Ursula Rucker) The Grand Negaz 8:11
  • The track listing on some album releases denotes the first track, "Intro/There's Something Goin' On," as track #18 [continuing the track count from Organix (17 tracks)]. The rest of the tracks continue upward from 18 to "The Unlocking" (being track #33)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[13] 104
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[14] 22
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[15] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Do You Want More?!!!??! – The Roots". AllMusic. Retrieved October 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (March 23, 1995). "The Roots: Do You Want More?!!!??! (DGC)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-857-12595-8. 
  4. ^ Hopkins, Tracy E. (January 20, 1995). "Do You Want More?!!!??!". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Roots: Do You Want More?!!!??!". NME: 44. November 12, 1994. 
  6. ^ "The Roots Look Like They're Ready To Sprout". Philadelphia Daily News. January 27, 1995. Retrieved October 20, 2009. (subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 702–03. ISBN 0-743-20169-8. 
  8. ^ "The Roots: Do You Want More?!!!??!". The Source (62): 97. November 1994. 
  9. ^ Aaron, Charles (June 2008). "Discography: ?uestlove". Spin. 24 (6): 88. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Do You Want More?!!!??! — The Roots". TheRoots.com. Retrieved 28 Jun 2014. 
  11. ^ Anderson, Brett. "Do You Want More?!!!??!". Yahoo! Music. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved October 20, 2009. 
  12. ^ Walton, Brian M. (February 15, 1995). "Philly Trio Asks, Do You Want More?!!!??!". Washington Informer. Retrieved October 20, 2009. (subscription required (help)). 
  13. ^ "The Roots – Chart history" Billboard 200 for The Roots. Retrieved September 18, 2013.
  14. ^ "The Roots – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for The Roots. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  15. ^ "The Roots – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for The Roots. Retrieved September 19, 2013.

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