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Two Fingers - Bad Girl (feat. Ce'Cile & Sway)



Two Fingers Bad Girl
Two Fingers - Bad Girl (feat. Ce'Cile & Sway)
(Download) Big Dada BDDNL154, 2009-08-31

Two Fingers return with Bad Girl, one of the standout tracks from their eponymous album. The original version of the track was a showcase for Jamaican star Ce'cile's unique dancehall flow. Here, Sway has been invited to add his own take on the theme of bad girls, which he does with his usual wit and poise. Remixes come courtesy of Ninja's two resident stars of dark, King Cannibal and The Bug. King Cannibal turns the original into proto-jungle, cut through with vicious bass-stabs. The Bug, on the other hand, combines dubbed out ghost-dancehall with rudimentary rave bass.

Two Fingers Bad Girl
Two Fingers - Bad Girl (feat. Ce'Cile & Sway)
(Download) Big Dada BDDNL154, 2009-08-31

Tracklisting :
01. Bad Girl feat. Sway & Ce'Cile (single version)
02. Bad Girl feat. Ce'Cile (original album version)
03. Bad Girl (King Cannibal Remix)
04. Bad Girl (The Bug Remix)
05. Bad Girl (original instrumental)
06. Bad Girl (King Cannibal Instrumental)

Links :
twofingersmusic.com
myspace.com/2wofingers
bigdada.com
Two Fingers on Facebook
King Cannibal's blog: godsofwar.wordpress.com
myspace.com/kingcannibal
myspace.com/thebuguk

Press Release :
Two Fingers return with "Bad Girl", one of the standout tracks from their eponymous album. The original version of the track was a showcase for Jamaican star Ce'cile's unique dancehall flow. Here, Sway has been invited to add his own take on the theme of bad girls, which he does with his usual wit and poise.

Remixes come courtesy of Ninja's two resident stars of dark, King Cannibal and The Bug. King Cannibal turns the original into proto-jungle, cut through with vicious bass-stabs. The Bug, on the other hand, combines dubbed out ghost-dancehall with rudimentary rave bass.

Two Fingers are Brazilian beat-adventurer Amon Tobin and Joe "Doubleclick" Chapman. The pair met when Tobin lived in Brighton and bonded over an interest in music that ran way beyond the boundaries of "electronica". In Montreal they applied production techniques associated with UK styles like drum & bass to the template of hip hop. It was an experiment with explosive results. MOBO-winner Sway (now signed to Akon's Konvict label in the US) heard what was brewing he was so taken with it, he flew straight out to Montreal and recorded seven tracks with them, showing a harsher, more serious side to his personality whilst offering wry social commentary on everything from the way young Black men are treated ("What You Know") to crazy girls who do too many pills ("That Girl"). The remaining rhythms were voiced by sometime Missy protégé Ms Jade and dancehall legend Ce'Cile. A couple of instrumental rhythms were added and this, the first stage of a continuing project, was complete.

"Two Fingers" is a project unlike anything that any of the three main players has ever made before, a unique, utterly uncompromising, brutal and beautiful record that could only have grown out of the UK and the internationalism of those involved. If it's not hip hop as we know it, then nor is it drum & bass or grime. Like all the best music it transcends genre to stand on its own - icy, transcendent, brilliant.

Press:
"Apocalyptic slash-and-burn rap futurism, with 1999-vintage Timbo as spirit animal" - Pitchfork
"An inspired project" - Q
"2009's most sonically interesting collab" - Knowledge
"An inventive and instantly addictive hip hop album" - DJ
"Think Burial meets Timbaland and you're ahlf way there." - ATM
"Two Fingers has a deadly focus and intent" - The Wire
"A real revelation" - HHC
"A true lesson in futurism" - iDJ
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