Gray - Shades Of
Catalogue No.: UR386LP
Release Date: 23rd October 2020
Genre: Hip Hop
Repress - 3xLP Housed in Multi-Sleeve Gatefold Jacket w/ 12" x 12" Booklet. Famed painter Jean Michel-Basquiat was one of the co-founders of the band Gray. This anthology features reissue of their previously limited self-release plus unreleased material, and remixes from: Todd Rundgren, Hank Shocklee, King Britt, Sal P (Liquid Liquid), Deantoni Parks, Tewz, Free The Robots, and The Gaslamp Killer, along with features from Amir Yaghmai and Kool Keith. 1979, Downtown New York, Gray was making industrial music with sound. Jean-Michel Basquiat played the guitar with a metal file, Michael Holman played masking tape and steel ball bearings, Justin Thyme abstracted the keys, as Nick Taylor played his guitar with historical restraint.
TRACKLIST: 1. Wig 02:50 2. Pillar of Salt 01:08 3. The Mysterious Ashley Bickerton 05:06 4. The Man Who 02:55 5. Gauntlet of Wriggly's 02:03 6. Eight Hour Religion 02:24 7. Figure It Out For Yourself 01:23 8. Dan Asher (I Saw You Liking Everything?) 02:10 9. Cut It Up High Priest 04:21 10. I Know 03:05 11. Mockingbird 02:15 12. Washington, DC 20013 02:09 13. Bad Fool (Red Skelton) 03:23 14. Life On The Streets 02:44 15. Doktor Dhoom 01:35 16. Drum Mode 07:22 17. Sweetness Of The New 04:04 18. Dan Asher (King Britt Mudd Club Mix) 03:54 19. Sweetness of The New (Free The Robots Remix) 03:00 20. I Know (Tewz Remix ft. Kool Keith and DJ Flesh One) 02:20 21. Bad Fool (Hank Shocklee Remix) 03:51 22. Wig (Sal P. & Sean Bee Wigout) 05:09 23. Doktor Dhoom (Todd Rundgren Remix) 03:23 24. Drum Mode (Deantoni Parks & We Are Dark Angels Remix) 06:57 25. Life On The Streets (Todd Rundgren Remix) 05:30 26. Bad Fool (The Gaslamp Killer Revision w/ Amir Yaghmai) 03:12
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