Dave Clarke ‎– Devil's Advocate

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I Way Of Life
Vocals – DJ Rush
6:05
II What Was Her Name?
Vocals, Lyrics By – Chicks On Speed
4:41
III The Wiggle 5:57
IV Blue On Blue
Vocals – Mr. Lif
4:53
V Deo Gratias 3:51
VI Stay Out Of The Light 6:01
VII Just Ride 5:05
VIII Dirtbox
Bass – John Thompson
3:27
IX Disgraceland
Vocals, Lyrics By – Chicks On Speed
3:27
X The Wolf 4:07
XI Addendum 6:09

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Jewel-case housed in a black slip-case.

All tracks published by BMG Music Publishing except:
Track I: published by BMG Music Publishing/Farley Music
Tracks II and IX: published by Edition Söder & Wacha/Warner Chappell/Universal/Momentum Music 3 Ltd. Used with permission all rights reserved.
Tracks IV and VII: published by BMG Music Publishing/Copyright Control
Track XI: published by Universal/Momentum Music 3 Ltd. Used with permission all rights reserved.

Samples cleared by Sample Clearance Services.
Contains the following samples:
Track II; contains a sample of "She's In Panties" by Murphy/Ash/Haskins/Jay
Track VIII: contains a sample of "One Time On The Mic" performed by DJ Godfather and Coon Daddy off the "See You No Mo" under license from Twilight 76/Databass Records
Track IX: contains a sample of "Watch That Grandad Go" by Bauhaus. Licensed courtesy of Beggars Banquet Records Limited.
Track XI: contains a sample of "Christian Says" by Tones On Tails (Ash/Haskins/Campling). Licensed courtesy of Beggars Banquet Records Limited.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5099751361121
  • Matrix / Runout: Sony Music S0100488225-0101 11A1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94W3
  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SGDL SDRM

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BRASSIC 31CD Dave Clarke Devil's Advocate(CD, Album) Skint BRASSIC 31CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
BRASSIC31CD Dave Clarke Devil's Advocate(CD, Album) Skint BRASSIC31CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Dave Clarke Devil's Advocate(CDr, Promo, Ref) Skint none UK 2003 Sell This Version
BRASSIC 31 LP Dave Clarke Devil's Advocate(2xLP, W/Lbl, Sti) Skint BRASSIC 31 LP UK 2003 Sell This Version
BRASSIC 31LP Dave Clarke Devil's Advocate(2xLP, Album) Skint BRASSIC 31LP UK 2003 Sell This Version

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maroko

maroko

August 13, 2008

Dave Clarke's "Devil's Advocate" suffers as it wants to mean many things to many different people. From electro, dirty and rotten hip hop, house, dance floor numbers and shots fired at the current state of the scene, Dave tries to cover it all in a little under sixty minutes. Well, he fails.
Where as certain parts of this album are great, as a whole it has no focus whatsoever. Tracks like The Wolf, which is two minutes shorter than on vinyl, Way Of Life, with DJ Rush laying some old school vocals, and Just Ride are all proven party corkers, but placed around tunes like Blue On Blue, Clarke's hip hop production for Mr. Lif's ferocious rap, mockers like Disgraceland and What Was Her Name?, both of which feature relatively interesting vocals by Chicks On Speed (until the fifth time you hear them), and a few other techno/electro clashes - and there you go - you have a little of everything amounting to nothing much.
Versatility is all over the album, but it seriously sounds like a collection of "I don't know what to do with these tracks" release, rather than a proper album. No track is atrocious or unberable, but very few will make you go back to "Devil's Advocate" as well. I'd recommend picking up the 12" releases from the album.