DJ ShadowThe Mountain Will Fall

Label:Mass Appeal – MSAP0034J, Liquid Amber – MSAP0034J, Hostess Entertainment Unlimited – HSE-5094
CD, Album
Genre:Electronic, Hip Hop
Style:Bass Music, Breaks, Instrumental, Experimental


1The Mountain Will Fall
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
Written-ByD. Baldan Bembo*
2Nobody Speak
FeaturingRun The Jewels
Recorded By [Brass]Tim Burns
Tenor Saxophone [Tenor], Baritone Saxophone [Baritone Sax]Jake Telford
TromboneTim Burns
TrumpetGraham Pike
Written-ByJ. Meline*, M. Render*
3Three Ralphs
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
FeaturingNils Frahm
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
Written-ByN. Frahm*
5The Sideshow
FeaturingErnie Fresh
Recorded By [Vocal Treatments]Mophono
Written-ByE. Upton*
6Depth Charge
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
8Ashes To Oceans
Double BassGavin Barras
FeaturingMatthew Halsall
FluteJordan Smart
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
PianoTaz Modi
Sampler [Sampling]DJ Shadow
TrumpetMatthew Halsall
Written-ByM. Halsall*, T. Modi*
9Pitter Patter
FeaturingBleep Bloop, G Jones
Written-ByA. Triggs*, D. Stanley*, G Jones
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
11Ghost Town
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
12Suicide Pact
Mixed ByDJ Shadow
Japan Bonus Track

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Issued in a 3-panels cardboard digisleeve, together with a sticker sheet and a stencil. As often, it was also issued with a color printed obi reading "DJシャドウ ザ・マウンテン・ウィル・フォール" for "DJ Shadow The Mountain Will Fall", a short bio is written in Japanese characters on the back of it. The sleeve contains the same booklet to be found together with the US CD version of The Mountain Will Fall, but additionally is to be found a 10 pages extra booklet with an extensive biography written in Japanese, and the lyrics for track 2 in English and Japanese. Price inclusive of all taxes is written as follow: 2,400円+税. Tracks length not printed on release, retrieved using a computer.

1st cat# is to be found printed on obi's spine, digisleeve's spine and extra Japanese booklet's back. 2nd cat# is only to be found on obi's back.

All tracks published by New Futility Music, ASCAP, except:
2: Definitive Jux Music/Pulse Music, SESAC, Aniyah's Music/Royalty Network, ASCAP
4: Manners McDade
5: Copyright Control
8: Copyright Control, MCPS/PRS
9: Michele Publ. Co., BMI, Bleep Bloop Music, ASCAP, G Jones Music, ASCAP

1 Contains interpolation of "Prima Alba" by Dario Baldan Bembo (Come Il Vento, 1975).
2: Brass recorded at Thrum Studio, London.
Contains interpolation of "Ol' Man River" by Caterina Valente (London Records, 1968).
5: Vocal treatments recorded at Circuit Studios, SF.
Contains a sample of "Every Day Is The Weekend" by Celly Cel (Jive Records, 1998).
8: Live instrumentation recorded at 80 Hertz Studios, Manchester.
9: Contains interpolation of "Pitter Patter" by The Birdies (CRC Charter, 1965).
10: Contains interpolation of "Color Blind" by Ice Cube (Priority Records, 1991).
11: This is the most ancient track of this LP as it was initially released on November 4th, 2014 on The Liquid Amber EP.
(P) 2014 A&M Records Ltd. a division of Universal Music Operations Limited. Licensed courtesy of Universal International Music B.V.
13: Bonus track for the Japanese release only, it's otherwise available from iTunes as a digital bonus track.Swerve was also given for free from Shadow's SoundCloud page on December 25th, 2015 as a 320 kbps MP3 file. there's no credits or publishing information given for this track.

Liner notes from the extra Japanese booklet were written on 6/6/2016 in Los Angeles (ロサソゼルス).

For Mass Appeal Records: Amit Nerurkar, Peter Bittenbender
Thanks Jack Dangers @ Tape Lab for the use of the Synthi 100.

In standard booklet: © 2016 Reconstruction Productions, Inc., under exclusive license to Mass Appeal Records, LLC.
On disc: © 2016 New Futility Music (ASCAP), all rights worldwide administered exclusively by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 582214 514475
  • Barcode (String): 4582214514475
  • Matrix / Runout: HSE-5094 -RC01-
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 76I2
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LZ49
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: SESAC
  • Rights Society: MCPS/PRS
  • Rights Society: BMI

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
The Mountain Will Fall (13×File, AAC, Album)Reconstruction ProductionsnoneUS2016
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The Mountain Will Fall (CD, Album)Mass Appeal, Liquid AmberMSAP0034USA & Europe2016
The Mountain Will Fall (2×LP, Album)Mass Appeal, Liquid AmberMSAP0034LPUS2016
The Mountain Will Fall (12×File, MP3, Album, 320 kbps)Mass Appeal, Liquid AmberMSAP0034LPUS2016
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The Mountain Will Fall (Cassette, Album, Limited Edition)Mass Appeal, Liquid AmberMSAP0034CSUS2016




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