Dark, simmering, two tracks capturing the raw, visceral, yet tender and sensual music of one of British music's most innovative and distinctive artists from the past 25 years. The Only Way comes from the new 2017 album Ununiform, while Hell Is Round the Corner hails from his 1995 trip-hop debut Maxinquaye, which featured Martina Topley-Bird and Alison Goldfrapp among others, with the track sampling Ike's Rap II by Isaac Hayes, and Tricky's own vocals from Massive Attack's Eurochild from 1994's Protection:
Every time you go away, I feel the pain
I feel the same, it's like the rain
I hear your name, I fall apart
This is the end, why do we start?
I stand firm for our soil (a source)
Lick a rock on foil (nigga I'll come forth)
Say reduce me, seduce me, (They juice me, seduce me)
Dress me up in Stussy
Hell is round the corner where I shelter
Ism's and schisms, we're living helter skelter (been livin' on a study)
If you believe and (or) deceive common sense says shouldn't receive
Let me take you down the corridors of my life …
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