Editors’ Notes Mike Skinner’s decade-long recording career as The Streets—always envisioned, by him, as a boxset-like, finite body of work—comes to something like a close with this experimental, valedictory fifth album. But Computers and Blues doesn’t merely offer a victory lap revival of the geezer rap confessionals that Skinner made his name with. Or even, for that matter, the wholesale lump-in-throat emotion you might expect from a farewell (the glitchy, fatherhood-themed “Blip On a Screen” notwithstanding). Instead, what Skinner crafts is an unpredictable, living synthesis of all his previous styles; 14 maximalist tracks that barrel thrillingly from the aggro glam rock of “Going Through Hell” to the wistful, tower block romance of “Roof of Your Car”.

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Outside Inside
1
3:01
 
Going Through Hell
2
3:08
 
Roof of Your Car
3
3:12
 
Puzzled By People
4
3:08
 
Without Thinking
5
3:17
 
Blip On a Screen
6
3:34
 
Those That Don't Know
7
2:54
 
Soldiers
8
3:36
 
We Can Never Be Friends
9
3:36
 
Abc
10
1:11
 
Omg
11
3:26
 
Trying to Kill M.E.
12
3:58
 
Trust Me
13
2:16
 
Lock the Locks
14
3:07
 

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