Legendary Weapons

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Legendary Weapons
Legendary Weapons (cover).jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 2011
Recorded2010–2011
GenreHip hop
Length37:05
LabelE1 Music
ProducerStreet Radio, Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley, J. Werner, Gintas Janusonis
Wu-Tang Clan chronology
Wu-Tang Chamber Music
(2009)
Legendary Weapons
(2011)
A Better Tomorrow
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(61/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
BBC Music(favorable)[3]
Drowned in Sound(7/10)[4]
The Guardian3/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media(5.0/10)[6]
RapReviews.com(8.5/10)[7]
Slant2.5/5 stars[8]
Spin(5/10)[9]
XXL(L)[10]

Legendary Weapons is a compilation album by American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, which was released July 26, 2011 on E1 Music.[11] It follows 2009's Wu-Tang Chamber Music. Legendary Weapons features performances by several Wu-Tang members (GZA and Masta Killa are absent), and affiliates Trife Diesel, Killa Sin and Bronze Nazareth. Other guests include Sean Price, M.O.P., AZ, Action Bronson & Roc Marciano among others.

The album debuted at number 41 on the US Billboard 200 chart, with first-week sales of 10,000 copies in the United States.[12] As of November 27, 2011, the album has sold a total of 25,000 copies in the United States.[13] In Canada, the album debuted at #98 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[14]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)[15]Length
1."Start the Show" (Raekwon & RZA featuring Jimi Kendrix)Street Radio3:45
2."Laced Cheeba" (Ghostface Killah featuring Sean Price & Trife Da God)Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley3:27
3."Diesel Fluid" (Method Man & Cappadonna featuring Trife Da God)Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley4:07
4."The Black Diamonds" (Ghostface Killah featuring Roc Marciano & Killa Sin)Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin, J. Werner3:19
5."Played by the Game" (Interlude)Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin1:02
6."Legendary Weapons" (Ghostface Killah featuring AZ & M.O.P.)Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley3:22
7."Never Feel This Pain" (Inspectah Deck & U-God featuring Tre Williams)Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin3:59
8."Drunk Tongue" (featuring Killa Sin)Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin2:04
9."The Business" (Interlude)Gintas Janusonis, Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin0:51
10."225 Rounds" (U-God, Cappadonna & RZA featuring Bronze Nazareth)Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley4:43
11."Meteor Hammer" (Ghostface Killah featuring Action Bronson & Termanology)Noah Rubin, Lil' Fame, Andrew Kelley2:36
12."Live Through Death" (Interlude)Gintas Janusonis, Andrew Kelley, Noah Rubin0:51
13."Only The Rugged Survive" (RZA)Noah Rubin2:47
14."Outro" 0:16
15."Robbery (Revelations Remix)" (RZA featuring Rev. William Burks) 2:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legendary Weapons Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Legendary Weapons – Wu-Tang Clan". Allmusic. Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  3. ^ Ross, Daniel (2011-07-18). "Wu-Tang Clan Legendary Weapons Review". BBC Music. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  4. ^ Drever, Ryan (2011-07-25). "Wu-Tang Clan – Legendary Weapons". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  5. ^ Petridis, Alexis (2011-07-21). "Wu-Tang: Legendary Weapons – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  6. ^ Cohen, Ian (2011-08-02). "Wu-Tang: Legendary Weapons". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  7. ^ Juon, Steve "Flash" (2011-07-26). "Wu-Tang Clan's Legendary Weapons". RapReviews.com. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  8. ^ Jones, Huw (2011-07-28). "Wu-Tang Clan: Legendary Weapons". Slant. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  9. ^ Mlynar, Phillip (2011-09-28). "Wu-Tang Clan, 'Legendary Weapons' (E1 Music)". Spin. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  10. ^ Bristout, Ralph (2011-07-26). "Wu-Tang Clan, Legendary Weapons". XXL. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  11. ^ Wu-Tang Clan Dropping New Album 'Legendary Weapons' This July Archived 2011-06-11 at the Wayback Machine. – AllHipHop.com
  12. ^ Jacobs, Allen. Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 7/31/2011. Retrieved on 2011-08-03.
  13. ^ Current Rap Albums Overall 12/11/2011[permanent dead link]. Retrieved on 2012-11-29.
  14. ^ http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Charts/ALBUMS.html
  15. ^ Rough Trade Distribution Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine. – Rough Trade

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