Massive Attack ‎– Special Cases

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
724354699702, VSCDT1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(CD, Single, Enh) Virgin, Virgin 724354699702, VSCDT1839 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
none Massive Attack Special Cases (Version 2)(Betacam SP, PAL) Virgin none UK 2003 Sell This Version
VSTDJ 1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(12", Promo) Virgin VSTDJ 1839 US 2003 Sell This Version
VST1839, VST1939 Massive Attack Special Cases(12", Single) Virgin, Virgin VST1839, VST1939 UK 2003 Sell This Version
VSTDJ1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(12", TP) Virgin VSTDJ1839 UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Massive Attack Special Cases(Betacam SP, PAL) Virgin none UK 2003 Sell This Version
724354699726, 5469972 Massive Attack Special Cases(CD, Single) Virgin, Virgin 724354699726, 5469972 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
72435 47070 2 5, VSCDT1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(CD, Single, Copy Prot.) Virgin Music Canada, Virgin 72435 47070 2 5, VSCDT1839 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
VSCDJ 1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(CD, Single, Promo) Virgin VSCDJ 1839 UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Massive Attack Special Cases(CDr, Promo) Virgin none UK 2003 Sell This Version
VSTCDr1939 Massive Attack Special Cases(CDr, Promo) Virgin VSTCDr1939 UK 2003 Sell This Version
PR170 Massive Attack Special Cases(CDr, Single, Promo) Virgin PR170 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
724349057692, VSDVD1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(DVD-V, Single, PAL) Virgin, Virgin 724349057692, VSDVD1839 UK 2003 Sell This Version
VST1839 Massive Attack Special Cases(CDr, Single, Promo) Virgin VST1839 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version

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pauldweil

pauldweil

September 28, 2018
referencing Special Cases, 12", Promo, VSTDJ 1839

The Akufen mix of this is really special. Typical staccato cut-up beats, a tight bassline and a beautiful treatment of the vocal.
RIOTRadioRecords

RIOTRadioRecords

March 13, 2017
referencing Special Cases, 12", Promo, VSTDJ 1839

REALLY do not know why "Promo-only sent to DJs and radio stations." is written in notes. I bought mine from HMV in Edinburgh?????
TimaMachine

TimaMachine

November 15, 2013
referencing Special Cases, CD, Single, Enh, 724354699702, VSCDT1839

When Hip-Hop and Electronic music collide it doesn't get better than "I against I", deep pumping beats with clear all around production turns this track into a bomb. I've turned few people into Electronic music by playing this one track, and these are people who normally listen to Jay Z and Kanye West!
scoundrel

scoundrel

August 18, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
referencing Special Cases, CD, Single, Enh, 724354699702, VSCDT1839

SPECIAL CASES is more deep darkness from Massive Attack, with Sinead O'Connor at the vocal helm. Akufen treats the track with kid gloves at the start, keeping the lyrics intact, but halfway through, he takes his well-practiced glitch-house approach to it, doing from darkness to deepness and stuttering vocal samples. "I Against I" brings Mos Def to the fore, while the synths buzz in the background. Definitely a single for your darker moods.

March 24, 2003
referencing Special Cases, 12", Single, VST1839, VST1939
Now to me the Akufen mix sounds very 2-step in its nature so that is why I listed UK Garage under the styles. I'll probably be informed about how this is actually techno or something else but I'm sticking by my resolve!

Anyway I do like these mixes, they seem to offer more than the original which to be honest seems quite bland.