The PharcydeBizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

Label:Craft Recordings – CR00018, Craft Recordings – CR04872
Series:RSD Essentials – 029
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Record Store Day, Reissue, Stereo, Clear w/Yellow & Purple Splatter
Genre:Hip Hop
Style:Turntablism, Jazzy Hip-Hop, Boom Bap


A14 Better Or 4 Worse (Interlude)
Written-ByJ. Martinez*
A2Oh Shit
Performer [Sample From "Beale Street"]Donald Byrd
Written-By [Sample From "Beale Street"]Sylvester Kyner
A3It's Jiggaboo Time (Skit)1:26
A44 Better Or 4 Worse
Performer [Samples From "Blind Alley"]David Porter
Performer [Samples From "Pot Belly"]Lou Donaldson
Performer [Samples From "Rockin' Funky Watergate"]James Brown
Written-By [Samples From "Blind Alley"]David Porter
Written-By [Samples From "Pot Belly"]Lou Donaldson
Written-By [Samples From "Rockin' Funky Watergate"]Deidre Yvonne Jenkins
B1I'm That Type Of Nigga
Guest [Guest Rapper], Rap [Guest Rapper]Buckwheat
Performer [Samples From "Maybe The Last Time"]James Brown
Performer [Samples From "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag"]James Brown
Performer [Samples From "Pass The Peas"]The J.B.'s
Written-By [Samples From "Maybe The Last Time"]Ted Wright
Written-By [Samples From "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag"]James Brown
Written-By [Samples From "Pass The Peas"]Charles Bobbit, James Brown, John Starks*
B2If I Were President (Skit)1:01
B3Soul Flower (Remix)4:23
B4On The DL
Guest [Guest Rapper], Rap [Guest Rapper]Buckwheat
Performer [Samples From "Hay Last Minute"]The Meters
Written-By [Samples From "Hay Last Minute"]Neville*, Porter*, Modeliste*, Nocentelli*
C1Pack The Pipe (Interlude)
Written-ByJ. Martinez*
Performer [Samples From "Funky Drummer"]James Brown
Performer [Samples From "Maiden Voyage"]Ramsey Lewis
Performer [Samples From "The Grunt"]James Brown
Written-By [Samples From "Funky Drummer"]James Brown
Written-By [Samples From "The Grunt"]W. Collins*, P. Collins*, C. Gunnels*, C. Stubblefield*, D. Jamison*, F. Waddy*, J. Brown*, J. Griggs*, R. McCollough*
C3Ya Mama
Performer [Sample Of "Seasons Of The Witch"]Al Cooper*, Mike Bloomfield, Steven Stills*
Written-By [Sample Of "Seasons Of The Witch"]D. Leitch*
C4Passing Me By
Performer [Samples From "Are You Experienced"]Jimi Hendrix
Performer [Samples From "Summer In The City"]Quincy Jones
Written-By [Samples From "Are You Experienced"]Jimi Hendrix
Written-By [Samples From "Summer In The City"]J. Sebastian*, M. Sebastian*, S. Boone*
D1Otha Fish
Performer [Sample From "Today"]Herbie Mann
Written-ByJ. Barnes*, R. Robinson*, T. Hardson*
Written-By [Sample From "Today"]Herbie Mann, Oliver Fish
D2Quinton's On The Way (Skit)2:09
D3Pack The Pipe
Performer [Samples From "Autumn Serenade"]John Coltrane
Performer [Samples From "Bijou"]Herbie Mann
Written-By [Samples From "Bijou"]Ralph Burns
D4Return Of The B-Boy
Performer [Samples From "The Show"]Doug E. Fresh
Performer [Samples From "Track #2"]Madhouse
Written-By [Samples From "The Show"]Douglas Davis*, Ricky Walters
Written-By [Samples From "Track #2"]Prince

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On back cover, label side A & C and insert:
℗ & © 1992 Craft Recordings, A Division Of Concord Music Group, Inc.
Made In The U.S.A.

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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde is a 2017 reissue with yellow & blue translucent vinyl records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Jacket, text): 8 88072 02908 8
  • Barcode (Jacket, scanned): 888072029088
  • Barcode (Sticker, text): 8 88072 44571 0
  • Barcode (Sticker, scanned): 888072445710
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): CR01030/888072029095-A NT
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): CR01030/888072029095-B NT
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C): CR01031/888072029101-A NT
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D): CR01031/888072029101-B NT

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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (LP, Yellow Translucent, LP, Blue Translucent, All Media, Album, Limited Edition)Delicious Vinyl14221-1US1992
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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (CD, Album, Specialty Pressing)Delicious Vinyl92222-2US1992
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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (CD, Album)Delicious Vinyl7567-92222-2Europe1992
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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (LP, Album)EastWest, Delicious Vinyl7567-92222-1Europe1992
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Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (Cassette, Album, SR)Delicious Vinyl92222-4US1992



  • tbrcooley's avatar
    Very cool looking but more importantly my copy sounds great without any cleaning out of the package. No issues with the pressing at all over here.
    • Viewbob_true's avatar
      Edited 9 months ago
      Finally grabbed this one after months of waiting, and it is fantastic!

      To get the big one out of the way, this IS the censored Passin' Me By, but I never minded too much anyway. This was how I had always heard it on the radio. The censoring on that track is done very artfully.

      Maybe I just got lucky compared to others but my pressing is quiet as can be and packs a real punch! I wonder how much of the crackle being reported is on the original album, this isn't a super hi-fi recording! The records are nice, thick, and flat as can be! The instruments all have good space to exist in, and none of them feel artificially "cut off". A good example is that the little bass solo at the end of Pack the Pipe. It sounds really full and deep! My only complaint is that the bands in-between tracks are very hard to see, but that's kind of the nature of this album (not much seperation between songs). Oh well.

      I know some don't love this colorway, but I really dig it. It looks pretty on my turntable, and the colors pop more than you think! I prefer this smoky design to the bright blue and yellow it traditionally uses. Fits the vibe better in my opinion.

      As per usual, the packaging is the only place this lags. Look, man, I'm not looking for some gorgeous tip-on gatefold (although that would help), but please give me a sleve thicker than a manilla folder! This is such a fun, unique record, it deserves way better than this! Especially for $45.

      Overall, though, this pressing was a real joy to listen to, and I'm happy to finally own this record!
      • scuz666's avatar
        sadly , another RSD money grab exercise , with no respect to the music. Get yourself an original pressing.
        • cwgibson's avatar
          Such a good record I couldn't quit thinking about it until I got a copy. I am disappointed that it is not identical to the CD I bought new back in 1992. Soul Flower is a different mix, as others have noted Passing Me By has the one word radio edited, and the track order is changed. Fortunately it doesn't change overall how good this record is.
          • digestor's avatar
            I have to say i was hesitant after all the negative reviews, but I really wanted one so I pulled the trigger and have to say mine sounds just fine. The purple & yellow sparkle (more like smoke) looks very cool, pressing is nice and quiet. Took down 1 star because it’s weirdly expensive. Oh and Slimkid3, Imani and Fatlip signed my copy today so even happier I got it.
            • acocking1's avatar
              I would have to agree with a few others. Album one is a bit off center and both albums are a bit “scratchy” right out the pack. Not the pressing sadly enough 🙃
              • luceroj's avatar
                Not sure what others are stating. After a Ultrasonic cleaning, right out the package, it's quiet as can be. A perfect album, though the price at Newbury was more expensive than Discogs sellers; I have a feeling the cheaper prices at DC might be for subpar conditioned albums. Both disc's are perfect for me, sound and spindle holes.
                • swanlee33's avatar
                  In 35 years of buying records this LP is the most I've ever paid for a new LP and it's the only new LP I've returned due to the terrible quality of the pressing. It has really bad dish warping on LP 2, the spindle hole is tiny, off centre and has really bad surface noise throughout both records. Really disappointed as I was really excited to get this on vinyl despite the high price. I usually can live with a few defects, but this is less than acceptable.
                  • Vinylminator's avatar
           is releasing a new version of the clear splatter vinyl with Delicious Vinyl (Label)
                    Catalogue-#: 7244571. Hopefully it will be a better pressing + uncensored version of Passing my By
                    • locolemke's avatar
                      Crackly as hell. Helped a touch after a cleaning but still had lots of surface noise and crackles. It was very expensive for this type of fancy press. These RSD Essential releases are so far pretty bad for the outrageous price. I would recommend not buying it. Still an awesome album though.


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