Never Trust a Hippy (Adrian Sherwood album)

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Never Trust a Hippy
Adrian Sherwood - Never Trust a Hippy.jpeg
Studio album by Adrian Sherwood
Released 25 February 2003 (2003-02-25)
Recorded On-U Sound Studios and Real World Studios, UK
Genre Electro, dub
Length 57:44
Label Real World
Producer Adrian Sherwood
Adrian Sherwood chronology
The English Disease
(1989)The English Disease1989
Never Trust a Hippy
Becoming a Cliché
(2006)Becoming a Cliché2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention)[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]

Never Trust a Hippy (or NTAH) is the first solo album by Adrian Sherwood. It was released on Peter Gabriel's Real World Records label. It includes guest performances by Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare and S. E. Rogie (sampled from the title track of the album Dead Men Don't Smoke Marijuana). The album also contains Sherwood's remix of the track "Paradise of Nada" by Rizwan Muazzam Qawwali and Temple of Sound.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "No Dog Jazz" Adrian Sherwood 4:54
2. "Hari Up Hari" Steven "Lenky" Marsden, Adrian Sherwood 5:09
3. "Haunted by Your Love" Adrian Sherwood 4:08
4. "X-Plantation" Adrian Sherwood 5:16
5. "Strange Turn" Adrian Sherwood 5:30
6. "Dead Man Smoking" S. E. Rogie, Adrian Sherwood 3:55
7. "Paradise of Nada" Count Dubulah, Rizwan Mujahid Ali Khan, Adrian Sherwood, Neil Sparkes 7:52
8. "Boogaloo" Adrian Sherwood 5:19
9. "Processed World" Steven "Lenky" Marsden, Adrian Sherwood 5:11
10. "The Ignorant Version" Carlton "Bubblers" Ogilvie, Adrian Sherwood 5:15
11. "Majestic 12" Nick Coplowe, Adrian Sherwood 5:11


Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 2003 Real World CD CDRW110
United Kingdom 2003 Real World LP LPRW 110
United States 2003 Real World, Virgin CD 70876 17640 2 4
Japan 2003 Real World CD VJCP-68426
United Kingdom 2012 Real World CD CDRWG110


  1. ^ Nickson, Chris. "Never Trust a Hippy". Allmusic. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Adrian Sherwood: Never Trust a Hippy". Robert Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Hermes, Will (March 14, 2003). "Never Trust a Hippy". Entertainment Weekly (700). Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  4. ^ columnist (March 2003). "Adrian Sherwood - Never Trust a Hippy". Mojo: 100. 

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