Nearly God | EW.com

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Nearly God No, Tricky hasn't pulled a Prince and changed his name. Nearly God is a side project on which he pairs himself with a range of...Nearly GodElectronic, Rock No, Tricky hasn't pulled a Prince and changed his name. Nearly God is a side project on which he pairs himself with a range of...1996-08-16
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Nearly God

Genre: Electronic, Rock; Lead Performer: Tricky; Producer (group): Durban Poison

No, Tricky hasn’t pulled a Prince and changed his name. Nearly God is a side project on which he pairs himself with a range of singers from Bjork to the Specials’ Terry Hall. The album is an abrupt about-face from his debut. Eschewing spacey trip-hop grooves, it’s filled with hypnotic, grinding soundscapes over which he and guests plaintively whisper. With God, Tricky’s created a new genre: ambient apocalypse. A