Vaudeville Villain

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Vaudeville Villain
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Studio album by Viktor Vaughn
Released September 16, 2003 (2003-09-16)
Genre Hip hop
Length 56:42
Label Sound-Ink, Traffic Entertainment Group
Producer King Honey, Heat Sensor, Max Bill, RJD2, Mr Ten
MF Doom chronology
Take Me to Your Leader
(2003)Take Me to Your Leader2003
Vaudeville Villain
(2003)
Madvillainy
(2004)Madvillainy2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A[2]
HipHopDX 4.0/5[3]
Pitchfork 9.1/10[4]
Prefix 9.0/10[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 5/5 stars[6]

Vaudeville Villain is a studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom, released under the alias Viktor Vaughn on September 16, 2003. All of the tracks are produced by Sound-Ink record label members Heat Sensor, King Honey, and Max Bill, with the exception of "Saliva", produced by RJD2.

Critical reception[edit]

Vaudeville Villain ranked at number 25 on Pitchfork's "Top 50 Albums of 2003" list.[7] In 2012, it ranked at number 25 on Pigeons & Planes's "30 Best Underground Hip-Hop Albums" list.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Overture"   0:34
2. "Vaudeville Villain" King Honey 2:31
3. "Lickupon" Heat Sensor 2:44
4. "The Drop" Max Bill 3:24
5. "Lactose and Lecithin" Heat Sensor 2:34
6. "A Dead Mouse" King Honey 3:55
7. "Open Mic Nite, Pt. 1" (featuring Lord Sear, Brother Sambuca, Rodan as Dr. Moreau, and Louis Logic) King Honey 4:09
8. "Raedawn" Heat Sensor 3:00
9. "Let Me Watch" (featuring Apani B as Nikki) King Honey 4:27
10. "Saliva" RJD2 2:28
11. "Modern Day Mugging" Heat Sensor 2:43
12. "Open Mic Nite, Pt. 2" (featuring Lord Sear, AJ Ready Wright, and Creature) King Honey, Mr Ten 3:13
13. "Never Dead" (featuring M. Sayyid) Heat Sensor 3:27
14. "Popsnot" Max Bill 4:39
15. "Mr. Clean" King Honey 2:13
16. "G.M.C." Max Bill 3:33
17. "Change the Beat" Max Bill 6:55

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pytlik, Mark. "Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain". AllMusic. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ Drumming, Neil (July 18, 2003). "Vaudeville Villain". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ K., Chris (October 8, 2003). "Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain". HipHopDX. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (September 15, 2003). "Viktor Vaughn: Vaudeville Villain". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ Krolak, Mike (March 5, 2008). "Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain". Prefix. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  6. ^ Wolfman. "Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2003 (3/5)". Pitchfork. December 31, 2003. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  8. ^ "The 30 Best Underground Hip-Hop Albums". Pigeons & Planes. June 27, 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 

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