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'''Heligoland''' is '''[[Massive Attack]]''''s fifth official studio album, due to be released on 8th February 2010 (available to pre-order [http://massiveattack.com/heligoland?src=ppc here]).  
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'''[http://massiveattack.com/heligoland?src=ppc Heligoland]''' is '''[[Massive Attack]]''''s fifth official studio album, released on 8th February 2010.  
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The tracklisting will be:  
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The tracklisting is as follows:
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*Pray For Rain
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*Pray For Rain <small>(feat. [[Tunde Adebimpe]])</small>
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*Babel  
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*Babel <small>(feat. [[Martina Topley-Bird]])</small>
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2009/09/17/splitting-the-atom/ Splitting The Atom]  
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2009/09/17/splitting-the-atom/ Splitting The Atom] <small>(feat. [[Horace Andy]])</small>
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*Girl I Love You
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*Girl I Love You <small>(feat. [[Horace Andy]])</small>
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*Psyche  
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*Psyche <small>(feat. [[Martina Topley-Bird]])</small>
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*Flat Of The Blade
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2010/02/05/flat-of-the-blade-film-by-ewan-spencer/ Flat Of The Blade] <small>(feat. [[Guy Garvey]])</small>
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2009/12/15/paradise-circus/ Paradise Circus]
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2009/12/15/paradise-circus/ Paradise Circus] <small>(feat. Hope Sandoval)</small>
*Rush Minute
*Rush Minute
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*Saturday Come Slow  
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*Saturday Come Slow <small>(feat. [[Damon Albarn]])</small> 
*Atlas Air  
*Atlas Air  
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The featured vocalists are '''[[Horace Andy]]''', '''[[Martina Topley-Bird]]''', '''[[Damon Albarn]]''', '''[[Guy Garvey]]''', Hope Sandoval, '''[[Robert Del Naja (3D)|Robert]]''' and '''[[Grant Marshall|Grant]]'''.
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The [http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPreorder?id=349706418&s=143444 iTunes Deluxe Version] features six extra tracks:
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The sleeve artwork was created by Robert and designed with '''[[Tom Hingston|Tom H]]''' (who has worked on all Massive Attack artwork since '''[[Mezzanine]]''').
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The first material from '''Heligoland''' to be released was the '''[[Splitting The Atom EP]]''' which, alongside the title track and '''''Pray For Rain''''', included remixes of '''''Flat Of The Blade''''' (entitled '''''Bulletproof Love''''') and '''''Psyche'''''.
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*Paradise Circus (Gui Boratto Remix)
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*Fatalism (Ryuichi Sakamoto & Yukihiro Takahashi Remix)
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2010/01/22/listen-to-girl-i-love-you-she-is-danger-remix/ Girl I Love You (She Is Danger Remix)]
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*Paradise Circus (Breakage's Tight Rope Remix)
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*[http://massiveattack.com/blog/2009/10/30/united-snakes/ United Snakes]
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*Pray For Rain (Tim Goldsworthy Remix)
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Five of these tracks (and Gui Boratto's dub of '''''Paradise Circus''''') were made available to [http://www.facebook.com/massiveattack?v=app_271700252303 Facebook users] a couple of weeks before '''Heligoland''''s release. The specially-commissioned films to accompany tracks from the album were viewable on [http://www.heligoland-films.massiveattack.com 'Tweatre'] (an exclusive Twitter platform).
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The [http://massiveattack.com/blog/2010/02/03/heligoland-deluxe-vinyl-cd-format/ deluxe vinyl edition] includes triple vinyl (the album spread over two discs, plus a 12" of remixes), the album on CD, a book of artwork by 3D not available anywhere else, all housed in an exclusive black glitter sleeve: this is available from [http://www.thevinylfactory.com/shop/index.php/massive-attack-heligoland-deluxe.html The Vinyl Factory].
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The sleeve artwork was created by Robert and designed with '''[[Tom Hingston|Tom H]]''' (who has worked on all Massive Attack artwork since '''[[Mezzanine]]'''). Check the [http://massiveattack.com/blog/2010/01/26/heligoland-artwork-blog-by-tom-h/ <b>Heligoland</b> artwork blog] for more images and information...
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The first material from '''Heligoland''' to be released was the '''[[Splitting The Atom EP]]''' which, alongside the title track and '''''Pray For Rain''''', included remixes of '''''Flat Of The Blade''''' (entitled '''''Bulletproof Love''''') and '''''Psyche'''''.  
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[[File:Robert artwork.jpg|400px|left|thumb|Robert inspecting <b>Heligoland</b> artwork ideas]]

Current revision as of 19:34, 15 February 2010

Heligoland is Massive Attack's fifth official studio album, released on 8th February 2010.


The tracklisting is as follows:

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The iTunes Deluxe Version features six extra tracks:



Five of these tracks (and Gui Boratto's dub of Paradise Circus) were made available to Facebook users a couple of weeks before Heligoland's release. The specially-commissioned films to accompany tracks from the album were viewable on 'Tweatre' (an exclusive Twitter platform). ____________________________________________________________________________________

The deluxe vinyl edition includes triple vinyl (the album spread over two discs, plus a 12" of remixes), the album on CD, a book of artwork by 3D not available anywhere else, all housed in an exclusive black glitter sleeve: this is available from The Vinyl Factory.

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The sleeve artwork was created by Robert and designed with Tom H (who has worked on all Massive Attack artwork since Mezzanine). Check the Heligoland artwork blog for more images and information...

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The first material from Heligoland to be released was the Splitting The Atom EP which, alongside the title track and Pray For Rain, included remixes of Flat Of The Blade (entitled Bulletproof Love) and Psyche.


Robert inspecting Heligoland artwork ideas