A.D.O.R. - The Concrete (25th Anniversary Edition) CD

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Media: Near Mint (NM or M-)

Sleeve: Near Mint (NM or M-)


A.D.O.R. first came onto the scene in 1992 with "Let It All Hang Out" produced by his old friend and fellow Money Earnin Mount Vernon resident Pete Rock, who by 1992 was already an acclaimed producer and cited as one of the best in the biz. It was an instant classic and a hit in the summer of 1992, was driven by Pete Rock's irresistible horn loop and the tight flow of A.D.O.R.'s rhymes.


A.D.O.R. toured with major acts and made television appearances building on the buzz created by "Let It All Hang Out". In 1994 he followed up with a second single, "One for the Trouble", produced by K-Def and the legendary Queensbridge producer Marley Marl. "One for the Trouble" signaled that plans were underway for a debut album on Atlantic titled The Concrete. Despite his successful run at the major label, A.D.O.R. was let go from his contract with Atlantic in 1995 without The Concrete being released, reportedly because of disputes over creative decisions, even though promotional items were released and the catalogue number 82443 was assigned to the release.


To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Concrete, the album was fully mastered and will be released on cd with 8 bonus tracks. This pressing will be limited to 500 copies total.




01 Penetration (Interlude)
02 One For The Trouble
03 Life Flow
04 Ill At Will
05 Day 2 Day
06 Off The Top (Interlude)
07 Let It All Hang Out
08 The Voice (Interlude)
09 Keep It Real
10 From The Concrete
11 The Kid Is Crazy
12 Here Comes Da Wreck
13 Heart And Soul
14 Day 2 Day (Diamond D's Mecca Mix)
15 The Last Word (Interlude)


Bonus Tracks:

16 One For The Trouble (Sha-Eaze Remix) (Bonus Track)
17 Let It All Hang Out (Pete Rock Mix) (Bonus Track)
18 See the Light (Bonus Track)


Classics & Remixes:

19 The Rush
20 Shock to Bliss
21 Enter The Center
22 Enter The Center (BaBanzi Mix)
23 Enter The Center (DJ Club Mecca Mix)