Rum & Coke

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Rum & Coke
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Studio album by Dub Pistols
Released May 29, 2009 (2009-05-29)
Genre Electronica
Label Sunday Best
Dub Pistols chronology
Speakers and Tweeters
(2007)Speakers and Tweeters2007
Rum & Coke
(2009)

Rum & Coke is a 2009 album by British electronica band Dub Pistols. It features guest appearances from Rodney P, Ashley Slater (Freakpower), Lindy Layton (Beats International) and DJ Justin Robertson.

Composition[edit]

Rum & Coke incorporates many genres, including reggae, rap, ska, dub and urban music.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Lou Thomas of BBC Music wrote that the Dub Pistols "kept the quality control high" on Rum & Coke, calling it "a likeable combination of genres that mesh so well."[1] The Independent's Andy Gill rated the album three stars out of five, describing it as "a collection of summary, mostly laid-back grooves designed to keep spirits cool at carnival time."[3] Rory Taylor from Contact Music rated Rum & Coke eight out of ten, writing, "I don't think there's need for any further evidence. the Dub Pistols are smokin'."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Back to Daylight" – 4:21
  2. "I'm in Love" – 4:05
  3. "Everyday Stranger" – 5:01
  4. "Revitalise" – 5:20
  5. "Ganja" – 3:55
  6. "She Moves" – 3:16
  7. "Peace of Mind" – 5:00
  8. "Keep the Fire Burning" – 3:52
  9. "Six Months" – 4:09
  10. "Song for Summer" – 6:58

Personnel[edit]

Personnel for Rum & Coke adapted from Allmusic[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas, Lou (20 May 2009). "Dub Pistols Rum & Coke Review". BBC Music. BBC. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Taylor, Rory. "Dub Pistols - Rum and Coke Album Review". Contact Music. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Gill, Andy (2 May 2009). "Album: Dub Pistols, Rum And Coke". The Independent. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rum and Coke – Dub Pistols – Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 24 January 2011.