Surrounded by Silence (album)

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Surrounded by Silence
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Studio album by Prefuse 73
Released March 21, 2005 (2005-03-21)
Genre Electronica, hip hop
Length 60:48
Label Warp Records
Producer Prefuse 73
Prefuse 73 chronology
Extinguished: Outtakes
(2003)
Surrounded by Silence
(2005)
Prefuse 73 Reads the Books E.P.
(2005)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (73/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound (6/10)[3]
Exclaim! (favorable)[4]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10)[5]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[6]
Stylus Magazine (B-)[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5 stars[8]

Surrounded by Silence is the third studio album by Prefuse 73.[4] It was released on Warp Records on March 21, 2005.[3]

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Surrounded by Silence received an average score of 73% based on 21 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "I've Said All I Need to Say About Them Intro"   3:33
2. "Hide Ya Face" (featuring Ghostface and El-P) 3:13
3. "Bad Memory Interlude One"   0:39
4. "Ty Versus Detchibe" (featuring Tyondai Braxton) 3:21
5. "Expressing Views Is Obviously Illegal"   3:41
6. "Pastel Assassins" (featuring Claudia Deheza and Alejandra Deheza) 4:26
7. "Pagina Dos" (featuring The Books) 2:28
8. "Silencio Interlude"   0:56
9. "Now You're Leaving" (featuring Camu) 2:38
10. "Gratis" (Prefuse vs. Pedro) 4:51
11. "We Go Our Own Way" (featuring Kazu) 3:19
12. "Mantra Two" (featuring Tyondai Braxton) 1:06
13. "Sabbatical with Options" (featuring Aesop Rock) 2:44
14. "It's Crowded" (featuring Claudia Deheza) 4:53
15. "Just the Thought" (featuring Masta Killa and GZA) 3:37
16. "La Correcion Exchange" (featuring DJ Nobody) 4:15
17. "Hide Ya Face (Reminder Version)"   1:34
18. "Morale Crusher" (featuring Beans) 1:13
19. "Minutes Away Without You"   3:48
20. "Rain Edit Interlude"   1:36
21. "And I'm Gone" (Prefuse vs. Piano Overlord vs. Broadcast vs. Café Tacuba) 2:55

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Surrounded By Silence - Prefuse 73". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Surrounded by Silence - Prefuse 73". AllMusic. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Diver, Mike (March 21, 2005). "Prefuse 73 - Surrounded By Silence". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Jones, Kevin (April 1, 2005). "Prefuse 73 - Surrounded By Silence". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ Mitchum, Rob (March 24, 2005). "Prefuse 73: Surrounded By Silence". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hamilton, Pierre (July 21, 2005). "Prefuse 73: Surrounded by Silence". PopMatters. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  7. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (March 24, 2005). "Prefuse 73 - Surrounded By Silence". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ Weir, Matt B. "Prefuse 73 - Surrounded by Silence". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 

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