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This is a list of samples and quotes that Tricky used, plus songs that
sample Tricky's music.
Click on the song titles to hear the song, mostly
on You Tube.
I've started this page with Tom Hamilton (thank you
big time!), if anyone wants to add something just send me a mail!


    samples (credited)    
    _
OVERCOME
Shakespeares Sister - Moonchild (written by Marcella Detroit, Siobhan Fahey)

SUFFOCATED LOVE
The Chantels - Look In My Eyes (written by Richard Barrett)

HELL IS ROUND THE CORNER
Isaac Hayes - Ike's Rap II (written by Isaac Hayes)

PUMPKIN
Smashing Pumpkins - Suffer (written by Billy Corgan)

KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT 
Das EFX - Dedicated (written by Kent, Willie Hines, Andre Weston)

CHRISTIANSANDS 
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - La Di Da Di (written by D. Davies & Richard Walters)

TRICKY KID
The Commodores - Zoom (written by Richard LaPread, Lionel Richie)

MAKES ME WANNA DIE
Eric B. & Rakim - Beats For The Listeners (written by Eric Barrier, W. Griffin)

MY EVIL IS STRONG
Smif-n-Wessun - Sound Bwoy Bureill (written by Ewart Dewgarde, D. Yates)

FLYNN
Chill Rob G. - Bad Dreams (written by Robert Frazier, Mark James)

MELLOW
ESG - Moody (written by S. Scroggins)

MONEY GREEDY
Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours (written by Carlton Ridenhour, Hank Shocklee)

EVOLUTION REVOLUTION LOVE
Squeeze - Tempted (written by Glenn Tillbrook, Chris Difford)

YOU DON'T WANNA
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (written by Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart)

UK JAMAICAN
Terry Lynn - Kingstonlogic  (written by Russell Hergert) 

MURDER WEAPON 
Henry Mancini - Peter Gunn Theme (written by Henry Mancini) 

VALENTINE
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine (written by Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart)  

DOES IT
The Ropes - Love is a chainstore (written by Henry Frost & Sharon Shy)  

HEY LOVE
Japan - Ghosts (written by David Sylvian)  

NECESSARY   
Tricky - Silly Games (written by Janet Kay) 

HOW'S YOUR LIFE  
Larry Carlton - High Steppin' (written by Larry Carlton) 

   
 


 

    samples (not credited)    
    _
NOTHING'S CLEAR
The Specials - The Man At C&A

KARMACOMA (with Massive Attack)
Alka Yagnik - Aaja Sajan Aaja  
The KLF - Dream Time In Lake Jackson  

EUROCHILD (with Massive Attack) 
The Insects - Cheetah  
Liquid Liquid - Lock Groove  

BLACK STEEL
A. R. Rahman - Rukkumani Rukkumani

AFTERMATH
the movie Bladerunner ("Let me tell you about my mother")
Marvin Gaye - That's The Way Love Is
LL Cool J - Eat Em Up L Chill  

AFTERMATH VERSION 1
The Specials - (Dawning Of A) New Era

ABBAON FAT TRACKS 
the movie Lorenzo's Oil ("Then you fly, you fly as fast as you can to baby Jesus") [new]

BRAND NEW YOU'RE RETRO:
Michael Jackson - Bad
Public Enemy - Mind Terrorist  

FEED ME 
KRS-One - Sound Of Da Police 

HELL IS ROUND THE CORNER
Massive Attack - Eurochild  

OVERCOME
Massive Attack - Karmacoma  

PONDEROSA
Manzel - Midnight Theme  
Jagjit Singh & Chorus - O Maa Tujhe Salaam

PONDEROSA (DOBIE'S RUB PT.1)
Grant Green - Ain't It Funky Now  

SUFFOCATED LOVE
Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Going Ups And The Coming Downs 

MOODY BROODY BUDDHIST CAMP
The Specials - I Can't Stand It

BLACK COFFEE 
Elvis Costello - Pills And Soap

BUBBLES 
The Goats - Typical American
Tricky - Feed Me  

CHILDRENS'S STORY
Slick Rick - Children's Story
Free - Mr. Big  

BAD DREAMS
The Specials - Housebound

LYRICS OF FURY
Slick Rick - King

THE MOMENT I FEARED
Liquid Liquid - Push

SMOKING BEAGLES
Angelo Badalamenti - The Pink Room  

BROKEN HOMES (HIP HOP MIX)
Malcolm McLaren - Buffalo Gals
Audio Two - Top Billin'

CONTRADICTIVE
Kate Bush - Watching You Without Me

SEARCH SEARCH SURVIVE
Asha Bhosle - Dum Maro Dum   [new]

BOMBING BASTARDS
Assault On Precinct 13 Main Theme (John Carpenter)
The Piranha' Sounds: La Turbie Pranhienne  [new]

BURY THE EVIDENCE
Notorious BIG - What's Beef - who references Richard Evans: Close to You 
Notorious BIG didn't really sample Richard Evans, you can read in a commentary on You Tube: "they couldn't get it cleared so Chucky Thompson replayed it on guitar and changed it enough to not get sued."

CAR CRASH
The Selector - Missing Words

HOLLOW
Vangelis - Memories Of Green

COUNCIL ESTATE
Portishead - Roads

EVERYDAY
David Essex - Rock On  

RIGHT HERE
Tricky - Does It (Remix)  

KEEP ME IN YOUR SHAKE
Alice In Chains - Heaven Beside You   

SOMETHING IN THE WAY  
Martin Dupont - Just Because    


   
 

 

    lyrical quotes    
    _
EUROCHILD (with Massive Attack):
I walk in a bar and immediatley I sence danger, You look at me girl, as if I was some kind of a total stranger
The Specials - Blank Expression

AFTERMATH: 
How can I be sure in a world that's constantly changing
The Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure

AFTERMATH: 
Just when I thought I was winning, just when I thought I could not be stopped
Japan - Ghosts

ABBAON FAT TRACKS: 
Hotel, motel
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

BRAND NEW YOU'RE RETRO: 
You don't think I'm a brother, then check my chromosome
Public Enemy - Prophets Of Rage

SUFFOCATED LOVE: 
I know why the caged bird sings
Branford Marsalis (aka Buckshot LeFonque) - I know Why The Caged Bird Sings 
(after the poem by Maya Angelou) 

SUFFOCATED LOVE: 
How I could just kill a man
Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill A Man

HEAVEN, YOUTH HELL: 
You think you're in heaven but you're really/living in hell
Bob Marley - Time Will Tell

TRICKY KID: 
Everybody wants to be naked and famous, Everybody wants to be just like me...
Presidents of the USA - Naked And Famous

VENT: 
Don't push me, cause I'm close to the edge / Hijack a plane
Grandmaster Flash - The Message

WE KNOW (with DJ Milo): 
Smack me and I'll smack you back
Digital Underground - Kiss You Back

MONEY GREEDY:
Oh my lover, don't you know that it's alright,  you can love me the same time 
PJ Harvey - Oh My Lover

CARRIAGE FOR TWO: 
Mama may have, Papa may have, but God bless the child that's got his own
Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child

ANTI HISTAMINE: 
Seemed like the real thing, only to find, mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

ANTI HISTAMINE: 
I got money, money I got
Audio Two - Top Billin'

FOR REAL: 
And the colored girls sing
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: 
Big time, I'm on my way, I'm making it
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

HOT LIKE A SAUNA: 
Hell is round the corner
Tricky - Hell Is Round The Corner

COALITION: 
The revolution will be televised
Smoove - The Revolution Will Be Televised, which references:
Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

DOES IT: 
Where are the protesters, the slogans and sign, this will be a swift decline, 
I wouldn't be caught dead in love
The Ropes - Love Is A Chainstore   

LONNIE LISTEN: 
Exercise everyday and I'm still not fit, 
my kids are hungry and I ain't got shit,
what I'm gonna do, what I'm gonna do, what I'm gonna do, what would you do?

Bugle - What I'm Gonna Do     

   
 

 
 
 
    songs that sample Tricky    
    _
Fiona Apple - Sleep To Dream (1996)
OVERCOME

Chico Science & Nação Zumbi  - O Encontro De Isaac Asimov...  (1996) 
OVERCOME

Chandeen - Walking Through The Rain (1998)
OVERCOME

Ko-La - What's It Gonna Be (2002)
FEED ME

Warrior Charge (feat. Tricky) - You Don't Know Me (2006)
FEED ME

G-Eazy - Hell Is Round the Corner (2010) 
HELL IS ROUND THE CORNER

 

   
 

 


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