DJ Shadow ‎– What Does Your Soul Look Like

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MW027 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like(12") Mo Wax MW027 UK 1994 Sell This Version
MW027 D.J. Shadow* What Does Your Soul Look Like(Cass, S/Sided, Promo) Mo Wax MW027 UK 1994 Sell This Version
MW 027 P1 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 1)(10", S/Sided, Promo, Blu) Mo Wax MW 027 P1 UK 1995 Sell This Version
MW 027 P3 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 3)(10", S/Sided, Promo, Blu) Mo Wax MW 027 P3 UK 1995 Sell This Version
MW 027 P4 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 4)(10", S/Sided, Promo, Blu) Mo Wax MW 027 P4 UK 1995 Sell This Version
MW027CDL DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like(CD) Mo Wax MW027CDL UK 1995 Sell This Version
MW027CD DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like(CD, Single) Mo Wax MW027CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
MW087 Peshay Vs DJ Shadow / DJ Die Vs DJ Shadow Peshay Vs DJ Shadow / DJ Die Vs DJ Shadow - What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 1) Remixes(12") Mo Wax MW087 UK 1997 Sell This Version
MW087 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like (Remixes)(Cass, Single, Promo) Mo Wax MW087 UK 1997 Sell This Version
none DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like?(12", Single, Promo, W/Lbl) London Records none US 1997 Sell This Version
MW027 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like(12", Unofficial) Mo Wax (2) MW027 UK 2002 Sell This Version
9839603 DJ Shadow What Does Your Soul Look Like(12", RE) Mo Wax, Island Records 9839603 UK 2006 Sell This Version

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elahrairah

elahrairah

May 4, 2019
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
New entry on the UK indie charts week of 25th March 1995.
Ildefonso

Ildefonso

January 15, 2019
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
This single was and is a game changer. It paved the way for the new borders of sonic exploration, and is just bubbling with ideas about to burst out on a full (double) LP format from one of the most creative minds of the decade.
ShadowEgo

ShadowEgo

January 18, 2016
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
at 3:28 min, the track "What Does Your Soul Look Like Part II", contains a vocal sample taken from the 1971 movie "Johnny Got His Gun".
morphis9

morphis9

January 9, 2015
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", Unofficial, MW027
How is this an unofficial re-issue on the official label?
spl3nd1d

spl3nd1d

December 28, 2014
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
Life-changing release, basically impossible to dislike.

Project_Cee

Project_Cee

February 24, 2012
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
I still can never decide what speed to play this, I love that.
DJPIGG

DJPIGG

May 4, 2011
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, CD, MW027CDL
When buying DJ Shadow's back catalogue (and you most certainly should), it's worth bearing in mind that this contains exactly the same music as MW027CD. It's only the cover that's different.
DJPIGG

DJPIGG

May 4, 2011
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, CD, Single, MW027CD
It doesn't matter that the first time I properly heard this was stoned out of my mind after an afternoon of drinking... this EP is HEAVY, even if you're straight!

It takes the art of sampling/DJ-ing/turntableism (whatever you want to call it) to another level. You don't (often) hear the cuts or scratches, what you hear is a magnum opus of mind-bending aural magnificence.

Having read Eliot Wilder's 33⅓ book on the making of "Endtroducing..." (which is a pretty good read) it's clear that much of DJ Shadow's early work was done when he was feeling quite lonely (at least in musical terms) and sometimes depressed (personally). This feeling is exemplified in "WDYSLL".

That's not to say that the music isn't uplifting... it most certainly is but it has a general air of melancholy that I feel is unsurpassed in the realm of 'hip hop' music (as broad as that spectrum needs to be to encompass this).

Highly, highly recommended and TOTALLY unique.
Faktor14

Faktor14

May 27, 2008
referencing What Does Your Soul Look Like, 12", MW027
When I heard this EP, it turned a lot of things around for me musically.
I'd always loved rap/hip hop alongside a love for many other genres and the melting pot mentality that Shadow employs for his early tracks encompassed so many elements that I love about music.

The sheer emotion that he manged to get into these 4 tracks using only borrowed music is one of immense skill, ear and patience. Everything sits together perfectly and the sax solo in the breakdown is a very special musical moment.

Definitely one of my desert island discs.