Sorry to Bother You
|Sorry to Bother You|
|Studio album by The Coup|
|Released||October 30, 2012|
|Genre||Political hip hop
Alternative hip hop
|The Coup chronology|
|The New York Times||(favorable)|
|The A.V. Club|||
Sorry to Bother You is the sixth album by political hip hop group The Coup, which was released on October 30, 2012, on ANTI-. It's the group's first album where no samples are being used and all tracks are made by live instrumentation. It debuted at #194 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling about 2000 copies in the first week. At Metacritic it received an average score of 80, which indicates "generally favorable acclaim", based on 15 reviews. PopMatters named it the year's fifth best hip hop album in its year-end list and commented that it "just might stump The Powers That Be, to the point that even the “one-percent” will want to dance to it". Four tracks off the album have been released as official videos including first single The Magic Clap, Land Of 7 Billion Dances, The Guillotine and Your Parents' Cocaine
- The Magic Clap
- Strange Arithmetic
- Your Parents' Cocaine (featuring Justin Sane [of Anti-Flag])
- The Gods of Science (featuring Bhi Bhiman & Vernon Reid [of Living Colour])
- My Murder, My Love
- You Are Not a Riot (An RSVP from David Siquieros to Andy Warhol)
- Land of 7 Billion Dances
- This Year (featuring Jolie Holland)
- We've Got a Lot to Teach You, Cassius Green
- Long Island Iced Tea, Neat (featuring Japanther)
- The Guillotine
- WAVIP (featuring Das Racist & Killer Mike)
- Kot, Greg. "Chicago Tribune review".
- "Robert Christgau review".
- "Allmusic review".
- Gill, Andy (November 10, 2012). "The Independent review". London.
- Pareles, Jon (November 2, 2012). "The New York Times review".
- "The A.V. Club review".
- "SPIN review".
- "Pitchfork Media". November 1, 2012. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
- "Metacritic score".
- "The Best Hip Hop of 2012 - PopMatters".
- "The Magic Clap official video".
- "Land Of 7 Billion Dances official video".
- "The Guillotine official video".
- "Your Parents' Cocaine official video".