The Mirror Conspiracy

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The Mirror Conspiracy
The Mirror Conspiracy.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 2, 2000
Recorded1997–2000
Genre
Length49:00
LabelESL
Producer
  • Rob Garza
  • Eric Hilton
Thievery Corporation chronology
DJ-Kicks: Thievery Corporation
(1999)
The Mirror Conspiracy
(2000)
The Richest Man in Babylon
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Christgau's Consumer Guide(2-star Honorable Mention)(2-star Honorable Mention)[1]
Pitchfork Media7.2/10 link
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars link

The Mirror Conspiracy is the second studio album by American electronic music duo Thievery Corporation, released on April 2, 2000 by ESL Music. All songs on the album were written, recorded and produced by Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, although Pam Bricker contributed vocals to "Air Batucada", "The Mirror Conspiracy" and "Lebanese Blonde".

The Mirror Conspiracy is the duo’s best-selling album in the United States, selling over 224,000 units to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Treasures" – 2:24 (vocals by Brother Jack, percussion by Roberto Berimbao)
  2. "Le Monde" – 3:11 (with LouLou Ghelichkhani) (vocals by LouLou Ghelichkhani, guitar by Chris Vreinos)
  3. "Indra" – 5:22
  4. "Lebanese Blonde" – 4:48 (with Pam Bricker) (vocals by Pam Bricker, sitar by Rob Myers, horns by Rick Harris, percussion by Roberto Berimbao)
  5. "Focus on Sight" – 3:47 (vocals by SEE-I, guitar and bass by Desmond Williams)
  6. "Air Batucada" – 4:46 (with Pam Bricker) (vocals by Pam Bricker)
  7. "Só com você" – 2:47 (with Bebel Gilberto) (vocals by Bebel Gilberto)
  8. "Samba Tranquille" – 3:06
  9. "Shadows of Ourselves" – 3:37 (with LouLou Ghelichkhani) (vocals by LouLou Ghelichkhani, guitar by Chris Vreinos, additional Keyboards by Desmond Williams, horns by Mike Thomas and Zack Grady)
  10. "The Hong Kong Triad" – 3:01 (guitar by Chris Vreinos)
  11. "Illumination" – 4:38
  12. "The Mirror Conspiracy" – 3:45 (with Pam Bricker) (vocals by Pam Bricker, Percussion by Roberto Berimbao)
  13. "Tomorrow" – 3:43
  14. "Barrio Alto" – 3:54 (only available on 2000 reissue) (guitar by Ramon Gonzalez)
  15. "A Guide for I and I" – 3:58 (only available on 2000 reissue) (vocals by Plejah)

Release History[edit]

Region Date
United States (Original) April 2, 2000
United Kingdom August 21, 2000
Portugal August 22, 2000
United States (2000 Re-issue) August 22, 2000
Australia 2000
Austria 2000
Argentina 2000
Benelux 2000
Canada 2000
France 2000
United States (2002 Re-issue) 2002
Russia 2004
United States (2014 Re-issue) September 30, 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert (n.d.). "CG: Thievery Corporation". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Fontana Inks Thievery Corp's ESL". Billboard. 16 April 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2019.