Beastie Boys ‎– Ill Communication

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Capitol Records ‎– 7243 8 28599 2 5, Capitol Records ‎– CDEST 2229, Grand Royal ‎– 7243 8 28599 2 5, Grand Royal ‎– CDEST 2229
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1 Sure Shot
Performer [Howlin' For Judy] – Jeremy SteigWritten-By – DJ Hurricane*, Caldato*Written-By [Howlin' For Judy] – J. Steig*
3:19
2 Tough Guy
Performer [Hardcore Beats] – Amery SmithWritten-By – Smith*
0:57
3 B-Boys Makin' With The Freak Freak 3:53
4 Bobo On The Corner
Written-By – Bobo*, Nishita*
1:13
5 Root Down
Performer [Root Down (And Get It)] – Jimmy SmithWritten-By [Root Down (And Get It)] – J. Smith*
3:32
6 Sabotage 2:58
7 Get It Together
Featuring – Q-TipPerformer [Headless Heroes] – Eugene McDanielsWritten-By – J. Davis*Written-By [Headless Heroes] – E. McDaniels*
4:05
8 Sabrosa
Written-By – Bobo*, Nishita*
3:29
9 The Update
Performer [Children Of The Earth Flames] – John KlemmerWritten-By – Caldato*, Nishita*
3:15
10 Futterman's Rule
Written-By – Nishita*
3:42
11 Alright Hear This
Performer [Graffiti Rock] – Michael Holman
3:07
12 Eugene's Lament
Violin – Eugene GoreWritten-By – Bobo*, Gore*, Nishita*
2:12
13 Flute Loop
Performer [Craps (After Hours)] – Richard PryorPerformer [Flute Thing] – The Blues ProjectWritten-By – Caldato*Written-By [Flute Thing] – Al Kooper
1:54
14 Do It
Featuring – Biz MarkieWritten-By – Biz Markie, Hall*, Caldato*, Nishita*
3:16
15 Ricky's Theme
Written-By – Bobo*, Nishita*
3:43
16 Heart Attack Man
Performer [Hardcore Beats] – Amery SmithWritten-By – Smith*
2:15
17 The Scoop
Performer [Atma-Tomorrow] – Michael Urbaniak's Fusion*Performer [I Know I Could Love You Better] – The Free Movement*Performer [Jacob's Ladder] – Cedar Walton, Jr.*Performer [Tough] – Kurtis BlowWritten-By – Caldato*Written-By [Jacob's Ladder] – C. Walton, Jr.*Written-By [Tough] – J. Moore*, L. Smith*, R. Ford*, R. Simmons*
3:36
18 Shambala
Written-By – Bobo*, Nishita*
3:40
19 Bodhisattva Vow
Written-By – Caldato*
3:08
20 Transitions
Written-By – Nishita*
2:31

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Comes in a transparent tray jewel case with a 16-page booklet including lyrics.

Recorded and Mixed at G-Son Studios, with the parquet floor, Atwater Village, CA. and Tin Pan Alley, New York, N.Y. Sequenced at Bundy's Playhouse. Mastered at Futuredisc.

All songs published by Brooklyn Dust Music/PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
except track 7 published by Brooklyn Dust Music/PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) and Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Jazz Merchant Music (ASCAP)

℗ © 1994 Capitol Records Inc.
Printed in Holland.
Marketed and distributed by EMI.
℗ & © 1994 Grand Royal Records.
Made in Holland.

Inspiration provided by:

"Sure Shot": Contains a sample from "The Funny Sides Of Moms Mabley" recording courtesy of MCA Records Inc.; and embodies portions of the composition "Howlin' For Judy" (J. Steig) published by EMI Deshon Music Inc. (BMI), performed by Jeremy Steig, courtesy of Blue Note Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.

"Root Down": Contains samples from "Root Down (and Get It)" (J. Smith) published by Jimmy's Music and performed by Jimmy Smith under license from PolyGram Special Markets, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc.

"Get It Together": Contains samples from "Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse" (E. McDaniels) published by Lonport Music (BMI), performed by Eugene McDaniels, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation, by arrangement with Warner Special Products.

"The Update": Contains a sample from "Children Of The Earth Flames" performed by John Klemmer, courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.

"Flute Loop": Contains elements from "Flute Thing" (Al Kooper, published by Unichappell Music, Inc., Sea-Lark Entertainment and Six Continents Music (BMI). All rights administered by Unichappell Music, Inc. all rights reserved. Used by permission. "Flute Thing" performed by The Blues Project, under license from PolyGram Special Markets, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc.; and contains a sample from "Craps (After Hours)" performed by Richard Pryor, courtesy of Richard Pryor.

"Alright Hear This": Contains excerpts from "Graffiti Rock" performed by Michael Holman, courtesy of Michael Holman.

"The Scoop": Contains a sample from "Jacob's Ladder" (C. Walton Jr.) published by Vernita Music (BMI) and performed by Cedar Walton Jr., courtesy of Columbia Records; and contains samples from "Atma-Tomorrow" performed by Michael Urbaniak's Fusion, courtesy of Columbia Records; and contains samples from "I Know I Could Love You Better" performed by The Free Movement, courtesy of Columbia Records; and contains samples from "Tough" (J. Moore, L. Smith, R. Ford & R. Simmons) published by Neutral Gray Music, Original J.B. Music, Funkgroove Music & Rushgroove Music (ASCAP) and performed by Kurtis Blow, under license from PolyGram Special Markets, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution.

"When two are served, you may begin to eat" - Gene Futterman.

[Black rim text instead of the golden rim text of the other releases.]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24382 85992 5
  • Barcode (Scanned): 724382859925
  • Label Code: LC 0148
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 828559 @ 2 1-1-2-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 828599 @ 3 1-1-4-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 828599 @ 3 1-1-2-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): 828599 @ 3 1-1-5-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): 828599 @ 3 1-1-7-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): 828599 @ 3 1-1-1-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7): 828599 @ 3 1-1-16-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8): 828599 @ 3 1-1-2-NL
  • Price Code (F:): PM 520
  • Price Code (I:): 070
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
C2 7243 8 28599 2 5 Beastie Boys Ill Communication(CD, Album, EMI) Capitol Records, Grand Royal C2 7243 8 28599 2 5 US 1994 Sell This Version
7243 8 28599 2 5 Beastie Boys Ill Communication(CD, Album) Capitol Records 7243 8 28599 2 5 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
C4 7 2438307354 2 Beastie Boys Ill Communication (Clean Version)(Cass, Album, Gre) Capitol Records C4 7 2438307354 2 US 1994 Sell This Version
CDP 528599 Beastie Boys Ill Communication(CD, Album, Club) Capitol Records, Grand Royal CDP 528599 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
TOCP-8230 Beastie Boys Ill Communication(CD, Album) Capitol Records, Grand Royal TOCP-8230 Japan 1994 Sell This Version

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nycanalog92

nycanalog92

October 29, 2018
The CD sounds about on par with the remastered LP. There is more bass in some spots on the LP but I can't hear any difference in Dynamics on my system. Maybe I'll try the tape...
rhorhorho

rhorhorho

September 3, 2016
My copy has Matrix / Runout: 8285992 @ 3 1-1-3-NL.