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M.I.A.
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03/30/2008
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Vibrant Hip-Hop Dancehall

 


Known for her eclectic range of hip-hop, dancehall and electronic music, M.I.A. makes albums as vibrantly colored as her clothes. In 2003, the British vocalist, songwriter and record producer released several of her songs on the Internet, including a runaway club hit called "Galang." She was immediately signed to a label, which released Arular (featuring hip-hip producer Diplo); the disc was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2005.

World Cafe /w David Dye

Joe Henry - Time Is A Lion - Civilians
Little Feat - Down The Road - Feats Don't Fail Me Now
The Pinker Tones - Karma Hunters - More Colours: The Million Colour Revolution
M.I.A. - Paper Planes - Recorded Live For The World Cafe
M.I.A. - Bamboo Banga - Recorded Live For The World Cafe
M.I.A. - Hussel - Recorded Live For The World Cafe
A Tribe Called Quest - I Left My Wallet In El Segundo - People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm
Beck - The New Pollution - Odelay
World Party - When The Rainbow Comes - Goodbye Jumbo 

Tegan And Sara - Walking With A Ghost
Richard Ashcroft - You On My Mind In My Sleep - Alone With Everybody
Procul Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Best Of Procol Harum
Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet - Making Movies
Dean Martin & Doris Day - Baby It’s Cold Outside - N/a
The Beach Boys - Don’t Worry Baby - Shut Down Volume 2
West Indian Girl - To Die In La - 4th And Wall
Gregory Isaacs - Night Nurse - Night Nurse
Jason Collett - Charlyn, Angel Of Kensington - Here’s To Being Here
Faces - Cindy Incidentally - The Best Of Faces: Good Boys When They’re Asleep
Glossary - Little Caney - The Better Angels Of Our Nature
The Shins - Phantom Limb - Wincing The Night Away
Johnathan Rice - The Middle Of The Road - Further North
Josh Rouse - Love Vibration - 1972


 
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