DJ Shadow ‎– The Less You Know, The Better

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Island Records ‎– 2781475
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1 Back To Front (Circular Logic)
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Mikael "Count" Eldridge*Written-By – J.Davis*
2:05
2 Border Crossing
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Mikael "Count" Eldridge*Written-By – J.Davis*
3:36
3 Stay The Course
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Mikael "Count" Eldridge*Rap, Featuring – Posdnuos, Talib KweliWritten-By – J.Davis*, K. Mercer*, T.Greene*
3:38
4 I've Been Trying
Mastered By – Tim YoungMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Rick VargasWritten-By – J.Davis*
3:13
5 Sad And Lonely
Mastered By – Tim YoungMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Rick VargasVocals [Vocal Performance] – Susan ReedWritten-By – G.Boulet*, J.Davis*, P.Harel*
3:11
6 Warning Call
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Brett Lind, Rick VargasVocals, Featuring – Tom VekWritten-By – J.Davis*, T.Vek*
3:31
7 Tedium
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ ShadowWritten-By – J.Davis*
2:27
8 Enemy Lines
Drums – Stanton MooreMastered By – John DentMixed By – Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Brett LindWritten-By – D.McCafferty*, D.Sweet*, J.Davis*, M.Charlton*, P.Agnew*
5:23
9 Going Nowhere
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ ShadowWritten-By – J.Davis*
0:29
10 Redeemed
Mastered By – Tim YoungMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Rick VargasWritten-By – J.Davis*, M.Summers*
4:27
11 Run For Your Life
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Mikael "Count" Eldridge*Written-By – J.Davis*
3:26
12 Give Me Back The Nights
Mastered By – John DentWritten-By – J.Davis*Written-By ['The Nights'], Read By – CE Rabinowitz*
3:56
13 I Gotta Rokk
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Rick VargasWritten-By – J.Davis*
6:30
14 Scale It Back
Drums – Stanton MooreFeaturing – Little DragonMastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Brett LindWritten-By – E. Bodin*, F. Wallin*, H. Wirenstrand*, J.Davis*, Y. Nagano*
4:18
15 Circular Logic (Front To Back)
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – DJ Shadow, Jim AbbissWritten-By – J.Davis*
4:55
16 (Not So) Sad And Lonely
Mastered By – John DentMixed By – Jim AbbissMixed By [Assistant] – Rick VargasRemix, Producer [Additional] – Express RisingVocals [Vocal Performance] – Susan ReedWritten-By – G.Boulet*, J.Davis*, P.Harel*
4:30

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This release was sold as a Digipak, but is in fact a gatefold containing a black cardboard sleeve with the CD inside. There's also a large sticker on cover displaying release title, main artist and tracks 6 and 14 respectively featuring Tom Vek and Little Dragon.

Tracks length not printed on release.

Tracks 1 to 3, 6 to 9, 11 to 16 Mastered at LOUD Mastering.
Tracks 4 to 6, 10, 13 Mixed at Laughing Tiger Studios, San Rafael.
Tracks 4, 5, 10 Mastered at Metropolis.
Tracks 6, 8, 14, 15 Mixed at Quad Studios, Nashville.

All songs written by Josh Davis © 2011 New Futility Music (ASCAP). All rights worldwide exclusively administered by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing except
track 3: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Kricket Spit Publishing, BMI (K. Mercer) / Pen Skills Music / Bug Music, BMI (T. Greene). Posdnuos of De La Soul appears courtesy of AOI Records. Talik Kweli appears courtesy of Black Smith Music Corp.
tracks 5 & 16: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Editions Offenbach, SOCAN (G. Boulet) / Editions Groupe Archambault, SOCAN (P. Harel). Susan Reed recording "I'm Sad And I'm Lonely" used by permission of James Karen and Reed Karen. Contains interpolation of "Faut Que J'me Pousse" by Gérald Boulet and Pierre Harel from the Offenbach album Soap Opera.
track 6: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Universal Music Publishing, ASCAP (T. Vek). Contains interpolation "City Rises" performed by Saigon. Tom Vek appears courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
track 8: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Carlin Music Corp, PRS (D. McCafferty/P. Agnew/M. Charlton/D. Sweet). Contains an interpolation of "Loved And Lost" from the Nazareth (2) album Rampant.
track 10: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Cotillion Music Inc. / Fangette Music Co., BMI (M. Summers). Contains interpolations of the recording by Trettioåriga Kriget of the composition "Andra Sidan" written by Stefan Fredin and Christer Åkerberg. Publishing by Kriggsang HB, Used courtesy of MNW Music AB.
track 13: Contains interpolations of "Woman" from the compilation album Poetry Out Loud #3 and "Shake Yourself Alive" from the compilation album Poetry Out Loud #5, performed by The Harlemans. Contains interpolations of "Backseat Driver" and "Hot On Your Heels" performed by Steeler (2), © 1983 Shrapnel Records, Inc.
track 14: New Futility Music, ASCAP (J. Davis) / Kobalt Music Publishing, BMI (Y. Nagano/H. Wirenstrand/P. Wallin/B. Bodin). Little Dragon appears courtesy of Peacefrog Records.
track 15: Contains interpolations of "Disciplin" written and performed by Klaus Krüger from the album One Is One. Excerpts from "The Question" written by Mike Rudd as performed by Spectrum (16) from the album Milesago. Used courtesy of Capitol Records, under license from EMI Music Marketing.

Mastering Assembly at LOUD Mastering.

P&C 2011 Universal-Island Records Ltd. a Universal Music Company. (sleeve & booklet)
P&C 2011 A&M Records Ltd. a Universal Music Company. (disc)
Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02527 81475 9
  • Barcode (String): 602527814759
  • Matrix / Runout: [4 Universal logos] 06025 147-5 01 ⊕ 52803583
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Mould Text): MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC A
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0122
  • Rights Society: BIEM / SDRM

Other Versions (5 of 17) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
B0016088-02 DJ Shadow The Less You Know, The Better(CD, Album) Island Records B0016088-02 US 2011 Sell This Version
2781685 DJ Shadow Čím Méně Víš, Tím Lépe(CD, Album) Island Records 2781685 Czech Republic 2011 Sell This Version
2773026 DJ Shadow The Less You Know, The Better(CD, Album) Island Records 2773026 Thailand 2011 Sell This Version
97878888 00892 DJ Shadow The Less You Know, The Better(CD, Album) Universal 97878888 00892 China 2012 Sell This Version
none DJ Shadow The Less You Know The Better(M/Stick, WAV, Album, Set + M/Stick, WAV, Album, Ro) Island Records none US 2011 Sell This Version

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