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Liquid Swords (The Chess Box – 2CDs with bonus instrumental CD and a miniature chess set)

CD (Item 620253) Geffen/Get On Down, 1995 — Condition: New Copy
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A Shaolin hip hop essential! Heavy numerological rhymes, and the best production on any Wu project (still to this day, even). Probably our favorite LP in the entire Wu pantheon, and next to Enter The Wu Tang and a few of the other firstline efforts, it's a work of greatness from start to finish. 14 tracks on the original classic album: "Labels", "Cold World", "Shadowboxin", "Liquid Swords", "Living In The World Today", "Killah Hills 10304", "Investigative Reports", "Gold", "Duel Of The Iron Mic", "4th Chamber", "Hell's Wind Staff", "Unexplained", "Swordsman" and "I Gotcha Back". Chess Box edition also includes the full instrumentals on a bonus CD, plus extended liner notes – and a miniature chess set! (Chess Box edition includes the original album, the bonus instrumentals CD, extended liner notes – and a miniature chess set! Please note that there is a very slight cut on the box cover, nothing major.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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