Clear

Clear

by Bomb the Bass
     
 

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Though Bomb the Bass' third album, Clear, was originally a scattershot, kinetic dance record, Tim Simenon restructured the record for its American release. The American version of Clear demonstrates a distinct trip-hop, techno, jazz, and dub influence, as well as the literary lyical pretentions that were present on the…  See more details below

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Though Bomb the Bass' third album, Clear, was originally a scattershot, kinetic dance record, Tim Simenon restructured the record for its American release. The American version of Clear demonstrates a distinct trip-hop, techno, jazz, and dub influence, as well as the literary lyical pretentions that were present on the original English release. Simenon created a subdued, multi-layered album, where instruments float in and out of the mix over a deep, laidback groove. All of the rappers on the record are guest stars, including Sinead O'Connor and Justin Warfield. Although their contributions are impressive, the true star of the album is Simenon, who has made an album that proves he isn't stuck in the late-'80s house/techno rut and can compete with '90s artists like Tricky and Portishead. Still, the album highlight comes with a La Funk Mob reworking

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Product Details

Release Date:
03/12/1996
Label:
QUANGO
UPC:
0016253103320
catalogNumber:
531033

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bomb the Bass   Primary Artist
Keith LeBlanc   Drums
Justin Warfield   Vocals,Track Performer
Benjamin Zephaniah   Vocals
David Clayton   Keyboards,Sampling
Danny Cummings   Percussion
Bernard Fowler   Vocals,Track Performer
Ivor Guest   Drums,Keyboards
Kenji Jammer   Guitar
Skip McDonald   Guitar,Background Vocals
Inder Matharu   Percussion
Sinéad O'Connor   Vocals
Atticus Ross   Drums,Sampling
Jeff Scantlebury   Percussion
Spikey Tee   Vocals,Track Performer
Doug Wimbish   Bass,Bass Guitar,Vocals
Leslie Winer   Vocals,Track Performer
Don Hozz   Organ
Carlton   Vocals,Track Performer
Adam Holden   Bass,Bass Guitar,Sampling
River   Vocals,Track Performer
Claudia Sarne   Bass,Bass Guitar
Bim Sherman   Vocals,Track Performer
Sista Joy   Background Vocals
Paul Conboy   Drums,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Keith LeBlanc   Programming,Producer,Sample Programming
Q   Engineer
David Clayton   Sound Effects
Ivor Guest   Programming,Sound Effects,Sample Programming
Atticus Ross   Programming,Sample Programming
Doug Wimbish   Sound Effects,Producer
Don Hozz   Engineer
Adam Holden   Programming
Peter Kruder   Remixing
Paul Conboy   Programming,Producer,Sample Programming

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