Posted in music | video on December 14, 2009

Massive Attack

Trip-Hop legends Massive Attack have released their new video for "Paradise Circus" (ft. Hope Sandoval) in support of their album, Heligoland, set to release February 9th via EMI's Virgin Records. The Toby Dye directed video features former porn star, Georgina Spelvin, and her candid look on filming the infamous adult film, The Devil in Miss Jones. Original shots of the '73 hit (NSFW) are interlaced with Spelvin's honest take on her physical and emotional state during the production of the film nearly forty years ago.

Heligoland, Massive Attack's highly-anticipated 5th studio album, will feature guest vocals from Damon Albarn, Marina Topely-Bird, Guy Garvey and Tunde Adebimpe. Longtime cohort, Horace Andy, is also set to return alongside Massive Attack founding members Robert Del Naja (3D) and Grand Marshall (Daddy G). The prelude to Heligoland, the Splitting the Atom EP, is available now.

It feels like forever that I've been waiting to hear the new Hope Sandoval-contributed Massive Attack track and it's well worth the wait though I could do without the distracting commentary by Georgina. I hope there's a version without her. I don't really think that The xx sound like Hope Sandoval, but this song definitely sounds a little like The xx. Listen/watch (NSFW) the video with the album art and tracklist, below...

Heliogland






Heligoland Track List:
1. Pray For Rain (featuring Tunde Adebimpe)
2. Babel (featuring Martina Topley-Bird)
3. Splitting The Atom (featuring Robert del Naja/Grant Marshall/Horace Andy)
4. Girl I Love You (featuring Horace Andy)
5. Psyche (featuring Martina Topley-Bird)
6. Flat Of The Blade (featuring Guy Garvey)
7. Paradise Circus (featuring Hope Sandoval)
8. Rush Minute (featuring Robert del Naja)
9. Saturday Come Slow (featuring Damon Albarn)
10. Atlas Air (featuring Robert del Naja)

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Comments (22)

mehsive attack

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 12:31 PM

I love Massive Attack, though I found 100th Window to be pretty disappointing. I have the feeling that the Burial remix project on this new album will outshine the album itself.

Posted by Dan | December 14, 2009 12:33 PM

I know not everyone will agree with me, but i love that these guys can just take 6-8 years between records, and never release anything that isn't amazing (including 100th Window IMHO). Can't wait for the new one.

Posted by brian roach | December 14, 2009 1:15 PM

The Devil in MEHss Jones

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 1:26 PM

I find it kinda creepy and gross to see and hear a woman grandma's age talk explicitly about porn sex.

Posted by blackhat | December 14, 2009 3:18 PM

ok, time to get out of work early today!!

Posted by george in jersey | December 14, 2009 3:19 PM

So when they get old whores are still slow and annoying, good to know.

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 3:58 PM

I bet she can still fuck better than the average female hipster.

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 4:44 PM

Great song! The new album will be hige !!!! Creepy video though ...

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 4:47 PM

miss Mushroom and Tricky but glad Horace Andy's back.

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 5:38 PM

Massive Attack owns all your hipster cunts.

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 5:59 PM

new song is great!

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 6:57 PM

Massive Attack is best!

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 10:30 PM

There is at least some chance that this album will not suck the way 100th Window did. Also, Grant Marshall, not Grand Marshall. Sure glad he's back.

Dude with 'stache looks like Daniel Day-Lewis.

Posted by Anonymous | December 15, 2009 12:35 AM

The "nsfw" trend of hyping your band is brilliant. For now.

Posted by Anonymous | December 15, 2009 1:07 AM

song is awesome.

Posted by robertdoosh | December 15, 2009 2:17 AM

great cumshow

Posted by Anonymous | December 15, 2009 2:39 AM

nothing will ever touch mezzanine

Posted by Anonymous | December 15, 2009 2:58 AM

The late, great Jerry Fuchs plays drums on this album, also.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2009 1:30 PM

That's the point

Posted by Karolina | December 17, 2009 3:22 PM

Dan, no way! 100th window is amazing! Butterfly Caught, Antistar, etc etc are soooo amazing!

I am a little worried about their new album. Hope it's good!

Posted by Annan | January 3, 2010 4:52 AM

Most of my friends are looking forward to hear the songs in their new album. For sure, this will be another big hit in the music charts. I hope they would have a concert tour near our place so that I could see them perform live.

Posted by soakaway | May 23, 2010 1:44 AM

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