The Outsider

2006-10:

Shadow goes Hyphy

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3 Freaks

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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specific 7" released as part of a Freeze bundle bow, 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

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.

2006 / US

Universal Motown / UNIR 21696-2

CD, Promo

Artwork: Paul Insect

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

You Made It (ft. Chris James)

2006 Dec. / UK

Reconstruction Productions

12", 33 RPM, Single, Promo, Ltd. edition

Artwork: Paul Insect

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Less than 100 copies were given away at Santa's Ghetto, London. Each one was paint splattered by Paul Insect, and Shadow and Insect signed all of them.

Enuff / 3 Freaks

2006 Dec. / UK

Reconstruction Productions

12", 33 RPM, Single, Promo, Ltd. edition

Artwork: Paul Insect

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Less than 100 copies were given away at Santa's Ghetto, London. Each one was paint splattered by Paul Insect, and Shadow and Insect signed all of them.

3 Freaks / Turf Dancin'

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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.

Universal Motown

Photography: Dirk Lindner

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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

2007 Jul. 19 [CT010]

Reconstruction Productions / UK

7", 45 RPM, Ltd. edition

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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. A Capella version is on side B.

Gabracadabra (ft. Gift Of Gab)

2007 Aug. 27 / US

Reconstruction Productions / RP001

CD, Mixed, Promo, Ltd. edition

Design: Paul Insect

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Featuring 2 of the 5 mixes Shadow recorded for the pioneering Bay Area urban station KMEL in 1991, thus subtitled: Best Of The KMEL Mixes.

1000 copies were available from Shadow's website, as a freeby with any t-shirt purchased or as part of the later "The 4-Track Era Collection Box Bundle".

The 4-Track Era (Volume 1)

2007 Dec. 11 / US

Reconstruction Productions / RP002

CD, P/Mixed, Promo, Ltd. edition

Design: Paul Insect

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"Best Of The Remixes And Megamixes" contains a quantity of early works spanning from 1990 to 1992.

1000 copies were available from Shadow's website, as a freeby with any t-shirt purchased or as part of the later "The 4-Track Era Collection Box Bundle".

The 4-Track Era (Volume 2)

2008 Nov. 11 / US

Reconstruction Productions / RP003

CD, Promo, Ltd. edition

Design: Paul Insect

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"Best Of The Original Productions" contains a quantity of early works spanning from 1990 to 1992.

1000 copies were available from Shadow's website as a freeby with any t-shirt purchased, and with a slipcase to hold all 3 volumes with the purchase of 2 tees, or as part of "The 4-Track Era Collection Box Bundle", released on the same day.

The 4-Track Era (Volume 3)

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2008 Nov. 11

Reconstruction Productions

Design: Paul Insect, Alaric Hammond

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Climax to the whole series of CDs, a very limited bundle box was made for the US market. Another pressing was created for the Japanese market a year later, but it didn't include the extras from the bundle.

The 4-Track Era Collection (1990-1992)

2009 Oct. 27 / US

Reconstruction Productions

12", 33RPM, Promo, Ltd. edition

Artwork: Dan Lish

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Shadow got a prominent part on Activision's DJ Hero, and created a number of in-game mashups. Very few were sold on Shadow's site as part of a series of scarce bundles featuring an autographed game controller (for wii, PS3 and Xbox 360), a character t-shirt and stickers.

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