The Pharcyde celebrates 25th anniversary of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde with deluxe reissue

Out November 17 via Craft Recordings, comes one of the greatest and most celebrated hip-hop albums of all time, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde.The album will be available in Deluxe 25th Anniversary Vinyl (original album on 2LPs + 3 12″ singles) and 2CD (original album, plus a full disc of bonus material) with audio remastered by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, Madvillain, Madlib) at Elysian Masters and will include non-album tracks, remixes, and rarities. It also offers new liner notes by leading music journalist and author Jeff Weiss (Passion of the Weiss, LA Weekly) to round out the package. Standard versions of the original album with remastered audio will also be available on vinyl ( preorder here ) and cassette ( preorder here ).   

Critically acclaimed as an absolute classic of the alternative hip-hop genre, it has shipped over a million units worldwide and garnered the group justifiable comparisons to De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest. Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde remains essential and enduringly unique – a rite of passage for any serious hip-hop head.

In support of the release, WhoSampled have teamed up with Craft Recordings to present an interactive album experience to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of “Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde,” to tell the story of this iconic group and showcase their lasting effect on popular music. Delve into the story of the album, check out archival photos and press material and explore the samples that compose the smash hit “Passin’ Me By” via infographics, interactive features, and a Spotify playlist .

Preorder Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde 25th Anniversary Edition on Amazon .

TRACK LISTING :

25TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE (2LP + 3 12″)

LP 1

A1. 4 Better Or 4 Worse (Interlude)

A2. Oh Shit

A3. It’s Jigaboo Time (Skit)

A4. 4 Better Or 4 Worse

B1. I’m That Type Of Nigga

B2. If I Were President (Skit)

B3. Soul Flower (Remix)

B4. On The DL

LP 2

A1. Pack The Pipe (Interlude)

A2. Officer

A3. Ya Mama

A4. Passin’ Me By

B1. Otha Fish

B2. Quinton’s On The Way (Skit)

B3. Pack The Pipe

B4. Return Of The B-Boy

“YA MAMA” 12″

A1. Ya Mama (Murphy Mix)

A2. Ya Mama (Cosby Mix)

B1. I’m That Type Of Nigga

B2. Soul Flower (Remix)

“PASSIN’ ME BY” 12″

A1. Passin’ Me By (Video Remix)

A2. Passin’ Me By (Video Instrumental)

A3. Passin’ Me By (Acpella)

B1. Pork

B2. Pork (Cosby Edit)

B3. Pork (Instrumental)

“OTHA FISH” 12″

A1. Video Edit

A2. L.A. Jay Remix

A3. Video Edit Inst.

B1. The Angel Remix

B2. Passin’ Me By (Fly As Pie Mix)

25TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE (2CD)

DISC 1

  1. 4 Better Or 4 Worse (Interlude)
  2. Oh Shit
  3. It’s Jigaboo Time (Skit)
  4. 4 Better Or 4 Worse
  5. I’m That Type Of Nigga
  6. If I Were President (Skit)
  7. Soul Flower (Remix)
  8. On The DL
  9. Pack The Pipe (Interlude)
  10. Officer
  11. Ya Mama
  12. Passin’ Me By
  13. Otha Fish
  14. Quinton’s On The Way (Skit)
  15. Pack The Pipe
  16. Return Of The B-Boy

BONUS TRACKS

DISC 2

  1. Pork
  2. Panty Raid
  3. Live @ Dodger Stadium
  4. Ya Mama (Murphy Mix)
  5. Ya Mama (J-Swift Mix)
  6. Passin’ Me By (Fly As Pie Mix)
  7. Passin’ Me By (Instrumental)
  8. Otha Fish (L.A. Jay Remix)
  9. Otha Fish (The Angel Remix)
  10. Soul Flower (Dogs Bollocks Remix)
  11. I’m That Type Of Nigga (Straight Up Faded Mix)
  12. Passin’ Me By (Acapella)
  13. Ya Mama (Acapella)
  14. Otha Fish (Acapella)
  15. Soul Flower (Remix) (Acapella)
  16. 4 Better or 4 Worse (Acapella)

The Pharcyde continues to record and perform around the world, keeping the spirit of free-flowing collaboration alive. In 2008, the Danger Mouse-produced Gorillaz smash hit “Dirty Harry,” for which Pharcyde MC Bootie Brown provided the centerpiece verse, received a Grammy nomination for best Urban/Alternative Performance, launching a long-standing association with the group. Always on the road, they continue to perform at home and abroad, racking up festival appearances and International dates, traveling overseas multiple times a year to satisfy the demands of their Japanese fanbase. For more info, visit ThePharcyde.com , PharcydeTV.com and follow @thepharcyde on Instagram .

Upcoming tour dates:

Friday, Nov. 17 – Denver, CO – Ophelia’s

Saturday, Nov. 18 – Denver, CO – Ophelia’s

Thursday, Dec. 14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo by Microsoft **

Saturday, Jan. 6 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s Jazz Club

** with Living Legends, Hieroglyphics, and Del the Funky Homosapien

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