Wax Tailor - Hope & Sorrow (CD)
Pluralist and independent artist, Wax Tailor is considered as a defining figure of the trip-hop and orchestral hip-hop scenes. Being now an ambassador of the French scene worldwide, he has gained recognition through the years with five studio albums, two double live albums and about seven hundred concerts in over fifty countries. Wax Tailor has collaborated with numerous artists (Ghostface Killah, Tricky, Sharon Jones, Lee Fields, Ursula Rucker, Keziah Jones, Aloe Blacc, Charlie Winston, Alice Russell, Charlotte Savary, A.SM, Mattic, Archive, RJD2, DJ Format, Dj Vadim, General Elektriks, Daedelus…). Hope & Sorrow came out in 2007 and brings a more organic feel to the music of Wax Tailor. Hope & Sorrow features past collaborators Charlotte Savary, Marina Quaisse & The Others as well as newcomers such as soul empress Sharon Jones, spoken word extraordinaire Ursula Rucker and rappers Voice and A.S.M., who made quite a sensation on the breakthrough single Positively Inclined. The album reaffirms Wax Tailor’s evocative take on music, showcasing songwriting as well as a more prevalent use of instruments like the flute or strings.. With these 12 tracks and 3 interludes, he will once again direct you on a journey where vocal guests become more prominent and act as guides in this musical odissey. This album will make you reflect on your whole record collection.
- Once upon a past
- The way we lived (feat. Sharon Jones)
- The games you play (feat. Voice)
- The tune
- The man with no soul (feat. Charlotte Savary)
- Radio broadcast
- Positively inclined (feat. Marina Quaisse, ASM)
- House of wax (feat. The Others)
- Beyond words
- To dry up (feat. Charlotte Savary)
- We be (feat. Ursula Rucker)
- That case
- There is danger
- Alien in my belly (feat. Charlotte Savary)
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