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  • Ty - Closer

    26 Sep 2006, 13:50 by jeej

    Usually when I receive an album for reviewing, I listen to it bout three times then review it – so I’ve normally posted up my review within 48 hours of receiving the album. This time, for one reason or another, it didn’t happen like that. As such, I’ve had TY’s new album Closer for near on 6 weeks and listened to it a whole load of times. Not entirely sure if this will have an effect on how this review pans out, just know that I am far from tired of this brand new UK hip-hop masterpiece.

    Closer is actually due out, on Big Dada, 16th October and the first single What You Want / Don’t Watch That (double a-side) was released last week. Ty’s 2003 album Upwards caused a few waves with it’s fresh approach to the UK hip-hop sound, but I’m quite confident Closer will cause a tsunami, read on to understand why…

    A nice twelve track offering kicks off with Don’t Watch That (Knickers, Y-Fronts and Jockstraps), a track that is one half of the first single release. …