The Essential Wu-Tang Clan [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
The Wu-Tang Clan were the most influential and groundbreaking hip-hop act to emerge in the '90s. With their debut album, 1993's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the group introduced a distinctive sound and style, with dark, atmospheric backing tracks (often punctuated by samples from vintage martial arts movies) and streetwise raps from a nine-man team of gifted MCs whose diverse styles complemented one another while maintaining strongly individual personalities (most of the Wu-Tang crew would pursue successful solo careers while still working with the group, including Method Man, Ghostface Killer, GZA, RZA, and Ol' Dirty Bastard). The Essential Wu-Tang Clan is a collection...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
The Wu-Tang Clan were the most influential and groundbreaking hip-hop act to emerge in the '90s. With their debut album, 1993's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the group introduced a distinctive sound and style, with dark, atmospheric backing tracks (often punctuated by samples from vintage martial arts movies) and streetwise raps from a nine-man team of gifted MCs whose diverse styles complemented one another while maintaining strongly individual personalities (most of the Wu-Tang crew would pursue successful solo careers while still working with the group, including Method Man, Ghostface Killer, GZA, RZA, and Ol' Dirty Bastard). The Essential Wu-Tang Clan is a collection that includes 29 standout tracks from the albums Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), Wu-Tang Forever, The W, and Iron Flag, as well as rare soundtrack selections and compilation cuts.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/29/2013
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • UPC: 888837412421
  • Catalog Number: 374124
  • Sales rank: 34,655

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Da Mystery of Chessboxin' (4:48)
  2. 2 As High As Wu-Tang Get (2:38)
  3. 3 C.R.E.A.M. (4:07)
  4. 4 Cash Still Rules/Scary Hours (Still Don't Nothing Move But the Money) (3:02)
  5. 5 Rules (3:52)
  6. 6 I Can't Go To Sleep (3:35)
  7. 7 Uzi (Pinky Ring) (5:18)
  8. 8 America (5:34)
  9. 9 Gravel Pit (4:14)
  10. 10 The Projects (3:18)
  11. 11 Back In the Game (4:29)
  12. 12 What You In Fo' (3:08)
  13. 13 The Monument (2:38)
  14. 14 Can It Be All So Simple (4:12)
  15. 15 The W (3:41)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Protect Ya Neck (4:31)
  2. 2 Reunited (5:22)
  3. 3 Shame On a Nigga (2:54)
  4. 4 Hollow Bones (3:16)
  5. 5 Triumph - Cappadonna (5:38)
  6. 6 Redbull (3:54)
  7. 7 Method Man (5:00)
  8. 8 It's Yourz (4:14)
  9. 9 Put Your Hammer Down (2:04)
  10. 10 One Blood Under W (4:12)
  11. 11 Diesel (5:30)
  12. 12 Careful (Click, Click) (4:25)
  13. 13 Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off) (3:38)
  14. 14 Wu-Tang: 7th Chamber, Pt. 2 (5:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wu-Tang Clan Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Marvin Hamlisch Composer
Alan Bergman Composer
Marilyn Bergman Composer
Isaac Hayes Composer
J.C. Olivier Composer
David Porter Composer
RZA Producer
Ol' Dirty Bastard Producer
Wu-Tang Clan Composer
Prince Rakeem Producer
True Master Producer
Gladys Knight & the Pips Sample Source
Michael Lavine Cover Photo, Back Cover Photo
Mark Larson Art Direction
Danny Clinch Insert Photography
Poke & Tone Producer
Anthony Cutajar Insert Photography
Mathematics Producer
The Charmels Sample Source
Joe Palmaccio Mastering
4th Disciple Producer
Alvin Blanco Liner Notes
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