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Saul Williams - Volcanic Sunlight flac album Performer: Saul Williams
Title: Volcanic Sunlight
Released: 2011
Country: Europe
MP3 album: 1448 mb
FLAC album: 1947 mb
Rating: 4.2
Other formats: APE RA MIDI MP1 DXD AAC ADX
Genre: RAP / Hip-hop / Rock

Williams' fourth album, Volcanic Sunlight, was released on November 11, 2011. Williams showcased the album at London's Hoxton Bar Kitchen on January 26, 2011. Livemusic interviewed Williams on the evening and made a subsequent film, produced by artist Alex Templeton-Ward. When Williams was asked what the point of poetry was, he said: "I'm making this up, I have no idea but here we go.

Album · 2011 · 14 Songs. Saul Williams Live At Double Door 11/08/2004. Dance (Single Version) - Single.

Saul Williams is a name often praised by his peers in the industry as well as the devoted fanbase earned over his lengthy career. With a rich creative output including 3 full-length albums, mutiple EPs, films appearances and published books, his works have appealed to both alternative hip-hop fans and poetry aficionados alike. Yet, we are ushered into Volcanic Sunlight with a full 30 seconds of Williams' trademark spoken word lyricism - unaccompanied by any music. Perhaps this is by design to ease listeners into what is a large departure from past productions. However, this is short-lived as with the utterance of "close your eyes and count to one," a lone drumbeat inserts itself; it slowly evolves into a singable chorus with a full band rhythm carrying the upbeat energy which fills the majority of the album.

Volcanic Sunlight is musician, poet, and actor Saul Williams' fifth long-player. It was preceded by the single Explain My Heart and, on the album date (11-11-11), followed by a second one, "Patience. Those who enjoyed Williams' last effort, 2008's Trent Reznor-produced The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust (Niggy 2 is rumored to be in the offing), or any previous recording of his for that matter, might initially scratch their heads at the sounds - and material - on Volcanic Sunlight.

Volcanic Sunlight, 2011. Volcanic Sunlight, 2011. Look to the Sun, 04:07.

Arranged By – Renaud Létang, Saul Williams. Volcanic Sunlight ‎(M/Stick, Album, Ltd).

Tracklist

Look To The Sun 4:08
Patience 3:52
Explain My Heart 4:14
Triumph 6:04
Diagram 3:46
Girls On Saturn 2:28
Give It Up 4:13
Dance 3:35
Volcanic Sunlight 3:56
Rocket 3:52
Fall Up 4:17
Innocence 5:41
New Day 5:16

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
88697871532 Saul Williams Volcanic Sunlight ‎(CD, Album) Sony Music 88697871532 Europe 2011
88697903682 Saul Williams Volcanic Sunlight ‎(CD, Album) Sony Music 88697903682 France 2011
886978532428 Saul Williams Volcanic Sunlight ‎(CDr, Album, Promo) Sony Music 886978532428 Europe 2011
88697909785 Saul Williams Volcanic Sunlight ‎(M/Stick, Album, Ltd) Sony Music 88697909785 France 2011


Comments: (3)
Reddefender
It's taken me a few years to really appreciate (or even like) this album. It's deceptively simple in composition but the emotional (spiritual?) depth goes beyond the political acumen of other more accessible releases. Strangely I'd thought originally this was a more commercial attempt on first listenings, perhaps because it's more personal and less confrontational but I think the complexity and introspective lyrics put it beyond that.
Oso
Vinyl? also came out on a ltd button album.
Honeirsil
Yeah I got the playbutton album, somewhere in the stash