Tricky - Knowle West Boy (Domino)

In 1995, Tricky was riding the waves of acclaim for a genuinely incredible debut (Maxinquaye) and being besieged with collaborative offers by everyone from Bjork to Madonna.

5th July, 2008

In 1995, Tricky was riding the waves of acclaim for a genuinely incredible debut (Maxinquaye) and being besieged with collaborative offers by everyone from Bjork to Madonna.

His career since has been a textbook exercise in losing momentum, ever since he followed Maxinquaye up with the half-arsed, formless doodling of the Nearly God project.

Like all his stuff since 1996’s Pre-Millennium Tension, Knowle West Boy is touted as a big return to form. And it is...

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