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Maxinquaye is the debut album of Tricky, released in 1995. Expanding on the sonic template of fellow Bristolians Massive Attack, and featuring then-girlfriend Martina Topley-Bird on vocals, Maxinquaye is a dark, mysterious album featuring a combination of hip-hop, soul, dub, rock and electronica. The album was later released in America and received great critical acclaim. The album is named after Tricky's late mother Maxine Quaye, who is thought to be reggae/soul singer Finley Quaye's half-sister


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