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Fly Or Die

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Unlike In Search Of..., originally made primarily on N.E.R.D.'s various machines and then reconfigured with assistance from funk-rock band Spymob, Fly or Die is kept almost entirely in-house. The ridiculous cover, along with first single "She Wants to Move" -- and its accompanying video, including a literal translation of the line "Her ass is a spaceship I want to ride" -- thankfully provide little indication of the album's true makeup. And the moments where the Star Trak hand sign gets flipped to a set of devil horns are mercifully fleeting, though "Backseat Love" is undoubtedly problematic -- it plays Dumberer to "She Wants to Move"'s Dumber. ("Lapdance" was Dumb.) The rest of the album isn't just noteworthy for subject matter that skips through child-parent relationship sketches, ecological reveries, and protest songs; the bright, bold Neptunes glaze that normally coats their chart-aimed singles of all stripes is applied to material that will leave many people baffled. The album sees N.E.R.D. rummaging through parts of their record collection that don't normally bubble to the surface in their production work.


Don't Worry About It
Fly Or Die
Jump
Backseat Love
She Wants To Move
Breakout
Wonderful Place
Drill Sergeant
Thrasher
Maybe
The Way She Dances
Chariot Of Fire
Format: 2xLP
Label: Virgin EMI Star Trak Entertainment
Catalogue numbers: B00029539-01

Companies:
Phonographic Copyright (p)-Capitol Records
Inc.
Copyright (c)-Capitol Records
Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p)-Virgin Records America
Inc.
Copyright (c)-Virgin Records America
Inc.
Distributed By-Universal Music Enterprises
Record Company-UMG Recordings
Inc.
Recorded At-Hovercraft Studios
Recorded At-Record Plant
Los Angeles
Mixed At-MixStar Studios
Mastered At-Sterling Sound
Designed At-Bento Design
Published By-Waters Of Nazareth Publishing
Published By-EMI Blackwood Music Inc.
Published By-Careers-BMG Music Publishing
Inc.
Published By-Raynchaser
Published By-EMI April Music Inc.

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-6 0257732903 6
Matrix / Runout-B00029539-01-A SIDE-A AA
Matrix / Runout-B00029539-01-B SIDE-B AA
Matrix / Runout-B00029539-01-C SIDE-C AA
Matrix / Runout-B00029539-01-D SIDE-D AA
Barcode-B00029539-01 LP01A
Barcode-B00029539-01 LP01B
Barcode-B00029539-01 LP02C
Barcode-B00029539-01 LP02D
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)



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