Aug 06, · M.I.A., on her debut, ARULAR, manages to merge party-rocking beats with a distinct political message, a combination that sets her head-and-shoulders above her competitors. Her peculiar British/Sri Lankan accent brings a rhythmic purr to her lyrics: “Pull Up the People” manages to mix bass-heavy grime with an embedded consciousness-raising /5(79). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Arular on Discogs/5(). The images that adorn the cover of the album aren't present merely for the sake of design, .
A cursory listen to Arular makes one wonder how it could generate so much heated, in-depth talk, as it did well before its official release. This is very direct and physical party music, with lots of slang-filled phrasings that might not have any more meaning than "The roof is on fire! It's music that is conducive to dancing or doing other carefree things in the sunshine, rather than what you should hear most often through feeble computer speakers in dimly lit rooms. So why bother discussing it at all?
Well, below the surface is a lot more than anyone's basic idea of a good time. The blend of styles -- a dense, Album), often chaotic collage of garage from the U. Beats crack concrete in whomping blasts and scramble senses in exotic patterns; flurries of percussive noise, synthetic handclaps, and synth jabs add chaos; exuberant vocals are delivered in a manner that will be frequently unintelligible to a lot of ears, Album). More importantly, once all the layers of rhythm and accents are peeled away, you'll hear that Maya Arulpragasam -- the London-based woman of Album) Lankan origin who, along with a host of fellow producers, is behind the album -- has a lot more on her mind and in her past than fun, even when she's only alluding to the violence and strife her people have endured.
The images that adorn the cover of the album aren't present merely for the sake of design, either; the tanks aren't a nod to the No Limit label. Enter 10,word history of pre-tsunami Sri Lanka here. The one key definite about Arular is that it's the best kind of pop album imaginable. It can be enjoyed on a purely physical level, and it also carries the potential to adjust your world view.
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Dec 14, · M.I.A., on her debut, ARULAR, manages to merge party-rocking beats with a distinct political message, a combination that sets her head-and-shoulders above her competitors. Her peculiar British/Sri Lankan accent brings a rhythmic purr to her lyrics: “Pull Up the People” manages to mix bass-heavy grime with an embedded consciousness-raising /5(). The images that adorn the cover of the album aren't present merely for the sake of design, either; the tanks aren't a nod to the No Limit label. (Enter 10,word history of pre-tsunami Sri Lanka here.) The one key definite about Arular is that it's the best kind of pop album imaginable. It can be enjoyed on a purely physical level, and it. Arular, an Album by M.I.A.. Released in on XL (catalog no. XLCD ; CD). Genres: UK Hip Hop, Electropop.
M.I.A. became the one-woman embodi-ment of what to some is great about the contemporary pop music landscape.' ' exclaims Pitchfork on her debut Arular which they gave an and Best New Music. 'Groundbreaking' ' Rolling Stone 'instantly infectious' ' Entertainment Weekly 'It's the best kind of pop album imagin-able' ' All Music/5().
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Arular is the debut studio album by British recording artist liehageludedownfumetheamegilern.coinfo was released on 22 March in the United States, and one month later in the United Kingdom, with a slightly different track liehageludedownfumetheamegilern.coinfo , the album's release was preceded by two singles and a mixtape.M.I.A. wrote or co-wrote all the songs on the album, while collaborators included Switch, Diplo, Richard X, .
Jan 01, · The album's release was preceded in by two singles and a mixtape. The album's title is the political code name used by her father, Arul Pragasam, during his involvement with Sri Lankan Tamil militant groups, and themes of conflict and revolution feature heavily in the lyrics and artwork. Musically, the album incorporates styles that range from hip hop and . Mar 22, · “Pull Up The People”,the first song off her debut album “Arular”, sets the stage for M.I.A.’s unique use of Guerrilla Wafare analogies and Warfighter metaphors.
Mar 17, · M.I.A built her own tracks for the Arular CD at home on a simple sequencer, then enlisted the help of producers such as Steve Mackey, formerly of the British pop band Pulp, to help flesh out the.
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