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Nick Hakim - Green Twins - Digital Album

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This digital album will be send to you via email on or around May 15, 2017. Subject to change.
Release date: 5/19/2017

“Achingly beautiful soul music that reaches you somewhere deep in your bones” - The FADER

The story of Nick Hakim’s debut album Green Twins truly began when, armed with the masters for his critically acclaimed Where Will We Go Pt. I & II EPs, Hakim moved from Boston to Brooklyn, spending his time fleshing out unfinished ideas in his bedroom. He came up with lyrics on the spot while playing the live circuit, recording sketches and lyrics on voice memos and a four-track cassette recorder, and embracing the local community of musicians by performing with bands like Jesse and Forever and Onyx Collective. From there, Green Twins came about as a sum of its parts: Hakim took the demo recordings to studios in New York, Philadelphia and London and built on them, keeping the original essence of the songs intact. Producer Andrew Sarlo notes that “for other artists, a demo serves as a potential shape the song could form into. But for Nick, demos are more like creating a temple: a sanctuary that now we have to go into and somehow clean, furnish, and get ready for other people to experience the sermon in.”

Hakim says of Green Twins, “I felt the need to push my creativity in a different way than I had on the EPs.” The record draws from influences spanning Robert Wyatt, Marvin Gaye and Shuggie Otis to My Bloody Valentine. “We wanted to imagine what it would have sounded like if RZA had produced a Portishead album. We experimented with engineering techniques from Phil Spector and Al Green’s Back Up Train, drum programming from RZA and Outkast, and were listening to a lot of The Impressions, John Lennon, Wu-Tang, Madlib, and Screaming Jay Hawkins.”

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Tracklist:
1. Green Twins
2. Bet She Looks Like You
3. Roller Skates
4. Needy Bees
5. TYAF
6. Cuffed
7. Miss Chew (feat. Jesse & Forever)
8. Farmissplease
9. Those Days (feat Onyx Collective)
10. Slowly
11. The Want
12. JP
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PlaySong TitleTimeArtistPriceBuy
1:1Green Twins3:38Nick Hakim Album Only
1:2Bet She Looks Like You3:46Nick Hakim Album Only
1:3Roller Skates4:04Nick Hakim Album Only
1:4Needy Bees3:33Nick Hakim Album Only
1:5TYAF2:28Nick Hakim Album Only
1:6Cuffed5:52Nick Hakim Album Only
1:7Miss Chew (feat. Jesse & Forever)4:27Nick Hakim Album Only
1:8Farmissplease3:34Nick Hakim Album Only
1:9Those Days (feat. Onyx Collective)3:36Nick Hakim Album Only
1:10Slowly3:27Nick Hakim Album Only
1:11The Want3:53Nick Hakim Album Only
1:12JP4:22Nick Hakim Album Only
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