Selling Live Water

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Selling Live Water
Sole sellinglivewater.jpg
Studio album by Sole
Released January 13, 2003 (2003-01-13)
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 54:53
Label Anticon
Producer Alias, Jel, Odd Nosdam, Sole, Telephone Jim Jesus
Sole chronology
Man's Best Friend Vol. 1
(2002)
Selling Live Water
(2003)
Man's Best Friend Vol. 2: No Thanks
(2003)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (77/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[3]
Entertainment Weekly (B)[4]
Exclaim! (favorable)[5]
Pitchfork Media (7.3/10)[6]
Stylus Magazine (B-)[7]
The Village Voice (B)[8]

Selling Live Water is a studio album by American alternative hip hop artist Sole, released on Anticon in 2003.

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Selling Live Water received an average score of 77% based on 9 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Da Baddest Poet" Telephone Jim Jesus 4:23
2. "Shoot the Messenger" Alias 3:23
3. "Salt on Everything" Odd Nosdam 3:22
4. "I Hope You Like My Stupid Painting"   0:31
5. "Respect Pt. 3" Jel 4:13
6. "Tokyo" Alias 3:49
7. "Plutonium" Alias 4:54
8. "Sebago" Jel 4:38
9. "Slow, Cold Drops" (written by Pedestrian) Alias 4:03
10. "Pawn in the Game Pt. 1" Alias 2:30
11. "Pawn in the Game Pt. 2" Alias 3:17
12. "The Priziest Horse" Alias 4:06
13. "Teepee on a Highway Blues" Alias 4:02
14. "Selling Live Water" Odd Nosdam 4:30
15. "Ode to the War on Terrorism" Telephone Jim Jesus 3:12
Total length: 54:53

Personnel[edit]

  • Sole - entaludes
  • Alias - production
  • Jel - cuts
  • Why? - keyboards on tracks 3 and 14, vocal harmonies on track 14
  • Alex Oropexa - extra keyboards on tracks 7 and 9
  • Larry Butter - harmonic olive sheets

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Selling Live Water - Sole". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ Pytlik, Mark. "Selling Live Water - Sole". AllMusic. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Hayward, Daniel (January 6, 2004). "sole - Selling Live Water". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hermes, Will (February 7, 2003). "Selling Live Water". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  5. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (March 1, 2003). "Sole - Selling Live Water". Exclaim!. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ Dahlen, Chris (March 26, 2003). "Sole: Selling Live Water". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  7. ^ Howard, Ed (September 1, 2003). "Sole - Selling Live Water". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  8. ^ Christgau, Robert (July 29, 2003). "Shadows in the Cave". The Village Voice. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 

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