19 Songs, 1 Hour 14 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

This career-spanning collection of the rap group’s hits includes the bookends of their jazzy, drum-heavy debut single (“I Left My Wallet In El Segundo”) and Q-Tip’s first solo endeavour, the funky “Vivrant Thing”—but it doesn’t travel neatly between the two. Because the tracklist isn’t sequenced chronologically, ATCQ’s evolution is traced in a series of leaps and retreats; the cleanly layered, mellow “Stressed Out”, from their fourth album, is followed by horn-driven, lo-fi “Luck Of Lucien”, from their debut. It creates a jagged, brilliant timeline.

EDITORS’ NOTES

This career-spanning collection of the rap group’s hits includes the bookends of their jazzy, drum-heavy debut single (“I Left My Wallet In El Segundo”) and Q-Tip’s first solo endeavour, the funky “Vivrant Thing”—but it doesn’t travel neatly between the two. Because the tracklist isn’t sequenced chronologically, ATCQ’s evolution is traced in a series of leaps and retreats; the cleanly layered, mellow “Stressed Out”, from their fourth album, is followed by horn-driven, lo-fi “Luck Of Lucien”, from their debut. It creates a jagged, brilliant timeline.

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