Mixed Race (album)

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Mixed Race
Tricky - Mixed Race.jpg
Studio album by Tricky
Released 27 September 2010
Recorded 2010; Paris, France
Genre Trip hop, electronica
Length 29:23
31:36 (with bonus track)
Label Domino Records
Producer Tricky
Tricky chronology
Knowle West Boy
Mixed Race
False Idols
Singles from Mixed Race
  1. "Murder Weapon"
    Released: 30 August 2010
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 64/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [2]
Robert Christgau A− [3]
Pitchfork Media 5.0/10 [4]
Under the Radar 8.5/10 [5]
Q 4/5 stars [6]
musicOMH 4/5 stars [7]
Virgin Media 4/5 stars [8]
Clash 7/10 stars [9]
Drowned in Sound 7/10 stars[10]

Mixed Race is Tricky's eighth studio album, released on 27 September 2010. It is his second album released through Domino Records, following 2008's Knowle West Boy.

Mixed Race was recorded in Paris, where Tricky currently lives, and has been described by Domino Records as "his most passionate album to date".[11] Tricky himself has described it as "the most uptempo album I've done".[11] Musically, the album takes influence from UK, Jamaican, US, North African and French music.[11] Guest artists include Franky Riley, Terry Lynn, Bobby Gillespie, Gavin Brooksbank, Hakim Hamadouche, Blackman, and Tricky's youngest brother Marlon Thaws.[11]

"Murder Weapon" was released as the first single on 30 August 2010 and charted in France #76.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Every Day"
  2. "UK Jamaican"
  3. "Early Bird"
  4. "Ghetto Stars"
  5. "Hakim"
  6. "Come To Me"
  7. "Murder Weapon"
  8. "Time To Dance"
  9. "Really Real"
  10. "Bristol To London"
  11. "Friend Went To Jail" (iTunes and Japanese edition bonus track)