Shades of Blue (Madlib album)

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For the band, see The Shades of Blue.
For the album by Ben E. King, see Shades of Blue (Ben E. King album).
For the album by the Rendell-Carr Quintet, see Don Rendell.
Shades of Blue
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Remix album by Madlib
Released June 24, 2003
Recorded The Bomb Shelter
Los Angeles, California
Genre Hip-Hop
Jazz-rap
Jazz-funk
Fusion
Length 56:51
Label Blue Note
Producer Madlib
Madlib chronology
Blunted in the Bomb Shelter
(2002)
Shades of Blue
(2003)
Champion Sound
(with J Dilla as Jaylib)
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media 8.6/10 [2]
Stylus Magazine C+ [3]

Shades of Blue is a remix album by producer Madlib over the archives of Blue Note Records. The album was released on Blue Note itself in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Introduction" – 0:32
  2. "Slim's Return" – 3:56
  3. "Distant Land" – 3:58
  4. "Mystic Bounce" – 3:56
  5. "Stormy" – 3:41
  6. "Blue Note Interlude" – 0:42
  7. "Please Set Me at Ease" (featuring M.E.D.) – 5:02
  8. "Funky Blue Note" – 3:07
  9. "Alfred Lion Interlude" – 0:45
  10. "Stepping Into Tomorrow" – 7:36
  11. "Andrew Hill Break" – 1:06
  12. "Montara" – 5:51
  13. "Song for My Father" – 5:46
  14. "Footprints" – 4:58
  15. "Peace/Dolphin Dance" – 5:38
  16. "Outro" – 0:17

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