Smith & Mighty

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Smith & Mighty
Origin Bristol, England
Genres Trip hop
Years active 1987–present
Labels Studio !K7, Three Stripe, Beatmaster Records
Associated acts More Rockers
Members Rob Smith
Ray Mighty
Peter D Rose

Smith & Mighty are a trip hop group from Bristol, consisting of Rob Smith and Ray Mighty. Their first releases, in the late 1980s, were breakbeat covers of "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "Walk On By".[1] Both songs entered the UK Singles Chart.[2] Their work was associated with the Bristol sound, a precursor to Trip Hop.[3]

They produced Massive Attack's first single, "Any Love" released in 1988.[4][5] In 1989, they produced "Wishing on a Star" for Fresh Four, which charted in the UK at number 10.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

Compilation albums

DJ mix albums

EPs

  • Stepper's Delight (Three Stripe/London/PolyGram, 1992)
  • Remember Me (Three Stripe/London/PolyGram, 1994)

Singles

  • "Walk On..." (Three Stripe, 1988)
  • "Anyone..." (Three Stripe, 1988)
  • "Same" (More Rockers, 1996)
  • "No Justice" (Studio !K7, 1999)
  • "Seeds" (Studio !K7, 1999)
  • "Life Has a Way" / "B-Line Fi Blow" (Studio !K7, 2002)
  • "Maybe It's Me" (Studio !K7, 2002)

Productions

  • Carlton - The Call Is Strong (1990)

Remixes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Smith & Mighty". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Smith & Mighty". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 January 2018. 
  3. ^ http://bristolarchiverecords.com/bands/Smith_And_Mighty.html
  4. ^ Webb, Peter (October 2007). "Once Upon A Time In Bristol: Bristol Blues and Roots". The Wire. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Dug Out // Sound & Vision // Rob Smith and Smith & Mighty". electricpavilion.org. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 

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