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Paul's Boutique

Paul's Boutique
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Description: Paul's Boutique is the second studio album by American hip hop group Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989 on Capitol Records. Featuring production by the Dust Brothers, the recording sessions for the album took place at Mario G's Studio in Los Angeles and The Opium Den in Brooklyn, New York from 1988 to 1989, after which the recordings underwent mixing at the Manhattan-based Record Plant Studios. Paul's Boutique was initially considered a commercial failure by the executives at Capitol Records, as its sales did not match that of the group's previous record, Licensed to Ill, and the label eventually decided to stop promotin ... (more)
Manufacturer: Capitol
Release date: 25 July 1989
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0007777917432 UPC: 077779174324
Tags: Rap (9), Hip Hop (6), Alternative Rock (3), 1989 (3), Punk (3), Vinyl (2), Influential (2), Alternative (2), Funk (2), Modern Rock (2), Beastie Boys (2), Cd (2), Sampling (2), 1980s (2), Crossover (1), LP (1), Masterpiece (1), Chris (1)
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"Rump-shaking. Mind-boggling Cut in Hollywood but quintessentially New York, the Beastie Boys’ second album baffled fans primed for a party-hearty Licensed to Ill sequel (it peaked at number 14). But the crafty rhyming — abetted by dizzying Dust Brothers production — helped the Beasties shake off their novelty-act rep. Standout tracks: “Hey Ladies,” “Shake Your Rump”"

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"No one bought it at the time, but the Beasties’ second CD, Paul’s Boutique, has since been hailed as their magnum opus. After the thuggish simplicity of Licensed to Ill, it’s no wonder the follow-up’s ingenious bouillabaisse of funk, rock and speed-shouting threw a few. Standout track: “Hey Ladies”"

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