Tricky, you’ve split the critics on this one. The Brits seem to put up with Mixed Race‘s bland attempts at co-opting a few more danceable genres, not to mention specific songs by Daft Punk and unsung Jamaicans like Echo Minott. Me (Spin) and Pitchfork can’t go for that. No-oh, no can do:
“It’s odd that Tricky’s self-professed ‘gangster album’ may go down as the polyglot producer’s most bland offering yet.”
Read the entire review over here, or in the September print issue of Spin.