Massive Attack
Ritual Spirit [EP]

Virgin EMI Records

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A TAV Curator's Pick.

Ritual Spirit is an EP by British trip hop group Massive Attack, released in January 2016. It features local trip hop artist Tricky for the first time since the release of Protection in 1994, and also features Scottish hip-hop group Young Fathers, London rapper Roots Manuva and singer Azekel. - Wiki

“In itself, then, Ritual Spirit tantalises with the promise of a staggering force should the next LP surface soon. But it also invites lots of questions – like, can we expect more appearances from Tricky? (Please? Pretty please?) Also, will we see another unworldly siren grace the new lineup? MA’s most glorious moments – 'Teardrop', 'Unfinished Symphony', 'Protection' – gained their angelic light from women, after all, so I was disappointed to see a lack thereof on the EP. Maybe that’s me being nitpicky, though, as the only major flaw in Ritual Spirit is that it’s not an album.” – Drowned In Sound

About Massive Attack:

“A Bristol collective whose combination of dark rhythms, reverb-laden guitars, and atmospheric samples helped pioneer the laid-back sound of trip-hop.

One of the most innovative and influential groups of their generation, Massive Attack's hypnotic sound -- a darkly sensual and cinematic fusion of hip-hop rhythms, soulful melodies, dub grooves, and choice samples -- informed decades worth of acclaimed dance and rock artists including Portishead, Beth Orton, Radiohead, TV on the Radio, and Tricky, a Massive Attack alumnus.

Their history dates back to 1983 and the formation of the Wild Bunch, one of the earliest and most successful sound system/DJ collectives to arrive on the U.K. music scene. Renowned for their seamless integration of a wide range of musical styles, from punk to reggae to R&B, the group's parties quickly became can't-miss events for the Bristol club crowd, and at the peak of their popularity they drew crowds so enormous that the local live music scene essentially ground to a halt.” – AllMusic



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Massive Attack


Ritual Spirit


Virgin EMI Records


Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, EP, Grey


UK & Europe

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Trip Hop

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