Czarface Meets Metal Face

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Czarface Meets Metal Face
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Studio album by Czarface & MF Doom
Released March 30, 2018 (2018-03-30)
Genre Hip hop
Length 43:37
Label Get On Down
Producer The Czar-Keys, Belal Butt
Czarface chronology
First Weapon Drawn
(2017) First Weapon Drawn2017
Czarface Meets Metal Face
(2018) Czarface Meets Metal Face2018
MF Doom chronology
NehruvianDoom
(2014) NehruvianDoom2014
Czarface Meets Metal Face
(2018) Czarface Meets Metal Face2018
Singles from Czarface Meets Metal Face
  1. "Nautical Depth"
    Released: February 8, 2018
  2. "Bomb Thrown"
    Released: March 20, 2018

Czarface Meets Metal Face is a collaborative album by American hip hop supergroup Czarface and British-American rapper MF Doom.[1][2][3] It was released on March 30, 2018 through Get On Down, a Boston-based record label. The album features guest appearances by Vinnie Paz, Open Mike Eagle and Kendra Morris.[2]

The two previously collaborated on the song “Ka-Bang!” on Czarface's 2015 album Every Hero Needs a Villain,[1] and 2017's First Weapon Drawn.[3][2]

Reception[edit]

Czarface Meets Metal Face received generally favourable reviews upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 75, based on 9 reviews, indicating "generally favourable reviews".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by The Czar-Keys.

No.TitleLength
1."Take Your Medicine"0:52
2."Meddle with Metal"3:26
3."Badness of Madness"2:56
4."Close Talker"0:50
5."Forever People"3:20
6."Captain Crunch"3:57
7."Don't Spoil It"1:39
8."Phantoms" (featuring Open Mike Eagle)4:19
9."Bomb Thrown"4:32
10."You Masked for It"1:22
11."Astral Traveling" (featuring Vinnie Paz)3:50
12."Nautical Depth"3:31
13."Stun Gun"2:03
14."MF Czar"3:22
15."Captain Brunch"2:29
16."Sleeping Dogs"1:09
Total length:43:37

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[5]

Musicians

  • Inspectah Deck – vocals, composer (all tracks)
  • Esoteric – vocals, composer (all tracks)
  • MF Doom – vocals, composer (all tracks)
  • Blacastan – rude boy vocals (track 12)
  • Godforbid – mask specialist (track 10)
  • Yuki Kanesaka – interlude keys
  • Josh Mac – vocals (track 5)
  • Sam Merrick – drums (track 12)
  • Kendra Morris – vocals (tracks 8, 9)
  • Open Mike Eagle – featured vocals (track 8)
  • Vinnie Paz – featured vocals (track 11)
  • Morgan Price – flute (track 3), saxophone (track 15)
  • Joe Stratton – vocals (track 5)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Scottish Albums (OCC)[6] 76
US Billboard 200[7] 134

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Czar-Keys consist of 7L, Jeremy Page, and Todd Spadafore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MF DOOM and Czarface Announce New Album, Share New Song: Listen - Pitchfork". Pitchfork. 8 February 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c "MF Doom & Czarface – "Nautical Depth"". Spin. 8 February 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "MF DOOM and Czarface to release new LP Czarface Meets Metal Face!". The Vinyl Factory. 8 February 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Czarface Meets Metal Face by Czarface/MF Doom". Retrieved 5 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Czarface Meets Metal Face (Media notes). Czarface and MF Doom. Get On Down. 2018. 
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  7. ^ "MF Doom Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 11 April 2018.