The Outsider

2005-10:

Broken levee blue

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3 Freaks (ft. Keak Da Sneak & Turf Talk)

2005 Dec.

Rapid Pulse Records

Artwork: Paul Insect

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1st single taken from The Outsider LP.

Several versions exist, all featuring Keak Da Sneak & Turf Talk, some of Shadow's favorite Bay Area MC's.

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Freeze (DVD Release Radio Spots)

2006 Feb.

Pillage Roadshow Productions

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This 7" was released as part of a Freeze bundle box, or handed to people attending venues during Cut Chemist and Shadow's Freeze Tour.

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The Outsider

2006 Sep. 19

Island Records / Universal Motown

Artwork: Paul Insect

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With this 3rd LP, Shadow was heavily criticized as he took a complete u-turn from his previous work, justified by the need to renew and free himself from the style he was known for.

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Enuff (ft. Q-Tip & Lateef The Truthspeaker)

2006 Sep. 25

Island Records / Universal Motown

Artwork: Paul Insect

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Taken from The Outsider, it was the 1st single available worldwide but the 2nd single released in the US. The title track features Q-Tip and homie Lateef The Truthspeaker on vocals.

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You Made It (ft. Chris James)

2006 Nov. 28

Island Records / Universal Motown

Artwork: Paul Insect

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This CD was only available as a promo release, it features Chris James [UK] on vocals.

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This Time (I'm Gonna Try It My Way)

2007 Jan. 8

Island Records / Universal Motown

Artwork: Paul Insect

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3rd and last official single taken from The Outsider. For one week at the end of 2006, this soulful piece of Funk was the most-played song on English radio.

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2007 Jan. 1

Universal Motown

Artwork: Paul Insect

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It was meant to be released with Dirty versions of the tracks but Motown overruled Shadow's will and pressed a Clean batch. They were nonetheless sold online before the new pressing was finally made available.

Bay Area EP

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2007 Jul. 19

Cali-Tex Records

Artwork: Paul Insect

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Playing in the UK for the 5th time within a year, Shadow gave away this exclusive 7" to the 450 first attendees of the London IndigO2 venue, with about 40 copies sold online. Acapella version is on side B.

Gabracadabra (ft. The Gift Of Gab)

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2008 Nov. 11

Reconstruction Productions

Artwork: Paul Insect, Alaric Hammond

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"Best Of The Original Productions" contains a quantity of early works spanning from 1990 to 1992. None of these tracks were released before.

The 4-Track Era (Volume 3)

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2009 Oct. 27

Reconstruction Productions

Artwork: Dan Lish, Paul Insect

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Shadow got a prominent part on Activision's game, providing a number of in-game mashups. Very few were sold on Shadow's site as part of a series of bundles featuring an autographed game controller, a character t-shirt and stickers.

DJ Hero Mixes