Asian Dub Foundation

“Rafiís Revenge (20th Anniversary Edition”

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Rights: World excl. France & UK, 2CD edition in 3-panel digisleeve printed on reversed cardboard. 24-page booklet printed on uncoated paper. Tracklist: Disc One 1. Naxalite / 2. Buzziní / 3. Black White / 4. Assassin / 5. Hypocrite / 6. Charge 7. Free Satpal Ram / 8. Dub Mentality / 9. Culture Move / 10. Operation Eagle Lie / 11. Change 12. Tribute To John Stevens Disc Two 1. Intro / 2. Real Areas For Investigation / 3. Culture Move (Audio Active Pusher Sound Mix) / 4. Naxalite (Adrian Sherwood Mad Scientist Dub Mix) / 5. Modern Apprentice / 6. Digital Underclass / 7. Dub Mentality (Rafi) / 8. Buzziní (Dylan Rhymes Remix) / 9. Hypocrite / 10. Charge (Live) / 11. Free Satpal Ram (Russel Simmins Remix) Short info: ďRight here, right now ADF are the most important band in Britain.Ē NME 1997 Rafiís Revenge originally peaked at number 20 on the UK Albums Chart and was shortlisted for the 1998 Mercury Music Prize, with Bobby Gillespie hailing them at the time as Ďthe best live act in Britainí. This 21 year anniversary reissue includes a limited edition, coloured 2xLP plus expanded digital & CD editions with bonus tracks selected by Adrian Sherwood. To celebrate the release the band are playing at Rich Mix, London on 28th March. By the time they recorded Rafiís Revenge in 1998, Asian Dub Foundation were primed to explode. Having initially emerged from East Londonís grassroots Community Music project as a largely studio-based collective, the band had galvanised themselves into a riotously exciting touring machine by the late Nineties. Their extraordinary live shows around this period were electrifying to witness, kinetic and dynamic, incendiary and euphoric, confrontational yet celebratory. For sheer roof-raising energy, they were unrivalled. ADF have evolved enormously over the last two decades, of course, but their breakthrough album remains a fascinating chapter in the real, complex, unwritten history of Britpop. Expanded and enlarged for this anni

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