Brotherhood [Deluxe Version]

Brotherhood [Deluxe Version]

by The Chemical Brothers The Chemical Brothers

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Overview

The Chemical Brothers' second career-spanning compilation is basically a substitute for the first, including nine of the same tracks first reissued on 2003's Singles 93-03 and then making room for a few of the touchstones released between 2003 and 2008 (two of which are new to this collection). The early classics "Chemical Beats" and "Leave Home" are still among the best of their career, while "Block Rockin' Beats" and "Setting Sun" (featuring Noel Gallagher) found the mature Chemical Brothers quickly growing comfortable with a stadium-sized sound and profile. From there, the duo appeared to merely refine their approach, gathering in further psychedelic and house influences while they scored gradually more popular guests over the subsequent ten years. Brotherhood's track listing could easily be quarreled with, but it includes most of the approved highlights from each album, early or old, innovative or orthodox. One of the new tracks features an intriguing matchup, with Spank Rock's Naeem Juwan joining the ChemBros for "Keep My Composure," a rather clever piece of acid hip-hop. [A deluxe version of Brotherhood included a special treat for fans, a bonus disc including all ten of the "Electronic Battle Weapon" tracks that found the Chemical Brothers working out tracks on white-label before they debuted as major-label work.]


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Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2008
Label: Imports
UPC: 5099923572324
catalogNumber: 2357232
Rank: 57896

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Galvanize
  2. Hey Boy Hey Girl
  3. Block Rockin' Beats
  4. Do It Again
  5. Believe
  6. Star Guitar
  7. Let Forever Be
  8. Leave Home
  9. Keep My Composure
  10. Saturate
  11. Out of Control
  12. Midnight Madness
  13. The Golden Path
  14. Setting Sun
  15. Chemical Beats

Disc 2

  1. Electronic Battle Weapon 1
  2. Electronic Battle Weapon 2
  3. Electronic Battle Weapon 3
  4. Electronic Battle Weapon 4
  5. Electronic Battle Weapon 5
  6. Electronic Battle Weapon 6
  7. Electronic Battle Weapon 7
  8. Electronic Battle Weapon 8
  9. Electronic Battle Weapon 9
  10. Electronic Battle Weapon 10

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Chemical Brothers   Primary Artist
Bobby Gillespie   Vocals
Q-Tip   Vocals
Beverley Skeete   Vocals
Bernard Sumner   Guitar,Vocals
Wayne Coyne   Vocals
Steven Drozd   Vocals

Technical Credits

James Ingram   Composer
Najat Aatabou   Composer
Blake Baxter   Composer
Noel Gallagher   Composer
Jonathan Dee   Engineer
Chemical Brothers   Producer,Audio Production
Tom Rowlands   Composer,Engineer
Ed Simons   Composer
Bernard Sumner   Composer
Trent Bell   Engineer
Wayne Coyne   Composer
Steven Drozd   Composer
Kamaal Fareed   Composer
Andy Nunez   Engineer
Vaughan Merrick   Vocal Engineer
Tappin Gofton   Art Direction
Kele Okereke   Composer
Naeem Juwan   Composer
Ali Love   Composer
Jerry Bloodrock   Composer
Celite Evans   Composer
Richard Fowler   Composer
Charles Pettiford   Composer
Gregory Wigfall   Composer

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