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Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives


Download links and information about Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives by Aesop Rock. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap genres. It contains 7 tracks with total duration of 30:45 minutes.

Artist: Aesop Rock
Release date: 2005
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap
Tracks: 7
Duration: 30:45
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No. Title Length
1. Fast Cars 4:35
2. Number Nine 4:05
3. Zodiaccupuncture 4:21
4. Holy Smokes 3:51
5. Winners Take All 4:46
6. Rickety-Rackety 4:31
7. Food Clothes Medicine 4:36



As if underground rap fans weren't eager enough to hear the first new material (except for a few scattered features) from Aesop Rock in a year and a half, Definitive Jux added to the seven-track program a deluxe 88-page book including the complete lyrics to all of Aesop Rock's three LPs and two EPs to date. The music alone nearly justifies the cost, improving on the dense atmosphere pervading Aesop's mostly self-produced Bazooka Tooth, and returning ace producer Blockhead to his prime role in the control chair. His grinding garbage-can beats and flair for old-school funk on the first two tracks, "Fast Cars" and "Number Nine," provide the necessary balance for the murky surrealism of Aesop Rock's lyrics. Aesop himself is back near the top of his admittedly obtuse talents, organizing a morass of pop-culture quotes and current-events terms into a poetic whole, and occasionally even managing to shine a light on his back story and motivations ("Grew up with a Jughead crown tilt and tardy slip," "I put a beetle on his back and take notes"). But if the lavish booklet doesn't give pause to download pirates, the new tracks won't either.