Listen to Tricky and Young Fathers team up on the 'Nicotine Love' (StraightFace Remix).
<p>In February <strong><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/okayafrica-artists/young-fathers/" target="_blank">Young Fathers</a></strong> put out one of our favorite records so far this year with <em><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/video/young-fathers-get-up-video/" target="_blank">Dead</a></em>, their ritualistic, haywire debut off <strong>Anticon</strong>/<strong>Big Dada</strong>. A forefather to the Nigerian/Liberian/Scottish trio's dark yet ethereal hybridized realm, <strong>Tricky</strong> is gearing up to release what we expect to be another of our favorite offerings this year. The trip-hop godfather's previous LP, <em>False Idols</em>, was heralded as his best effort since the genre's golden age in the mid-90s. Album standout "<a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/video/tricky-nneka-nothing-matters-video/" target="_blank">Nothing Matters</a>" featured Nigerian songstress <strong><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/tag/nneka/" target="_blank">Nneka</a></strong>, who added her crisp vocals to the trotting electro-pop gem. <em>Adrian Thaws</em> (which takes its title from Tricky's birth name) is due out in September. "I suppose this is my club/hip hop album," says Tricky according to a press release. The record also sees a new feature from Nneka.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>A few weeks back we got a taste of the lead single off the new album, "<a href="http://youtu.be/PJ2DVq5EOC0" target="_blank">Nicotine Love</a>," with Irish-Italian singer <strong>Francesca Belmonte</strong>. And now, even faster than we could say the words <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/category/video/player-xchange-video/" target="_blank">Player Xchange</a>, Young Fathers have put their own spin on the original full-blown house track (a first for Tricky) with a nearly unrecognizable, downtempo "Nicotine Love (StraightFace) Remix." YF's <strong>Alloysious Massaquoi</strong> brings forth his signature superhuman falsetto as foreboding, whispery vocals flip the upbeat original into a piece of cinematic wondermusic. Listen to Young Father's remix of Tricky's "Nicotine Love" below and grab a free download <a href="http://labs.topspin.net/daphne/confirm.php?sessionid=e88e6c7da8d5ce8ef716550b9845e795&fb=3" target="_blank">here</a>. <em><a href="http://www.trickysite.com/adrian-thaws/" target="_blank">Adrian Thaws</a></em> is due out September 8th on Tricky's <strong>False Idols</strong> label via <a href="http://k7.greedbag.com/buy/adrian-thaws/" target="_blank">!K7</a>.</p><p><span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="291b9682de237f59d4de09a53f9e42bd"><iframe type="lazy-iframe" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lMTHu8pTHxo?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span></p>
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