#albumoftheday: Davidge ‘Slo Light’
If you like trip-hop and/or electronic music in general then chances are you’ve already heard the music of Davidge (full name: Neil Davidge), being that he has collaborated with none other than trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack for well over a decade now. Working closely with Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja (3D) in both a co-writing and production capacity, Davidge was crucial in shaping the group’s 1998 Q Award-winning breakthrough album Mezzanine – one of this writer’s top 10 albums of all-time – including the massive hit “Teardrop,” an instrumental version of which would ultimately become the popular theme song to the beloved television series House M.D. But Davidge’s collaboration with Massive Attack did not end with Mezzanine. The group’s mesmerizing fourth album, 100th Window, also found Davidge working alongside Robert Del Naja as a co-writer and co-producer. More recently, Davidge co-wrote eight tracks and played keyboards, bass and guitar on the group’s latest album, the criminally under-rated Heligoland, his production credits on which include the hit “Paradise Circus,” which also mixed.
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