Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up: Thought Remixes & Reworks [EP]

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'WISE UP: THOUGHT -REMIXES AND REWORKS'- IS THE REMIX EP COMPANION TO THE ALBUM 'WISE UP GHOST', THE GENRE-DEFYING COLLABORATIVE TOUR DE FORCE
FROM ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ROOTS. ON THE ALBUM, COSTELLO AND AHMIR 'QUESTLOVE'THOMPSON STIRRED THIS MUSICAL POT OF GUMBO, MIXING TOGETHER
ELEMENTS OF SOUL, FUNK, HIP HOP, PUNK, AND AFRO BEAT. 'WISE UP: THROUGHT'EP IS A DECONSTRUCTIVE PLATE OF THEIR SOUL STEW AND FEATURES
GENRE-SPECIFIC REMIXES AND REWORKS THAT PLAY OFF THOSE INCLUDED IN THE ALBUMS SONIC LANDSCAPE. J DILLA DISCIPLE AND STONES THROW RECORDS
BEAT MAKER/DRUMMER KARRIEM RIGGINS CONTRIBUTES 4 NEW EXCLUSIVE REMIXES AND 3 INTERLUDES ON THE HIP HOP FRONT: RIGGINS REMIX OF'CINCO MINUTOS
CONVOS FEATURES THE ROOTS RAPPER BLACK THOUGHT GOING TOE TO TOE WITH COSTELLO WITH HIS OWN BRAND OF LYRICAL WORDPLAY. DAPTONE
RECORDS ARTISTS ANTIBALAS (OF FELA, THE MUSICAL FAME) CONTRIBUTE AN AFRO BEAT REWORKING OF LEAD SINGLE 'WALK US UPTOWN'. DAPTONE RECORDS
OWN MENAHAN STREET BAND (A COLLECTIVE FEATURING MEMBERS OF SHARON JONES AND THEDAP-KINGS AND EL MICHAELS AFFAIR) COME WITH THE
MEMPHIS-TO-MUSCLE SCHOALS SLOW FUNK FLAVOR IN THEIR REWORK OF THE SONG 'TRIPWIRE'. 'ITS A MOODY, BROODING AFFAIR, CATHARTIC RHYTHMS AND
DISSONANT LULLABIES. I WENT STARK AND DARK ON THE MUSIC. ELVIS WENT HAM ON SOME OLE EZRA POUND SHIT'- AHMIR '?UESTLOVE'THOMPSON.

TRACK LISTING:
1. CINCO MINUTOS CONVOS -KARRIEM RIGGINS REMIX FEATURING BLACK THOUGHT (4:09)
2. SUGAR WON'T WORK -KARRIEM RIGGINS BEAT INTERLUDE (0:49)
3. COME THE MEANTIMES -KARRIEM RIGGINS REMIX (3:40)
4. THE PUPPET HAS CUT ITS STRINGS - KARRIEM RIGGINS BEAT INTERLUDE (O:SO)
5. TRIPWIRE - MENAHAN STREET BAND REWORK (5:51)
6. VICEROY'S ROAD -K ARRIEM RIGGINS BEAT INTERLUDE (1:22)
7. WALK US UPTOWN - ANTIBALAS REWORK (CHICO MANN EDIT) (5:56)