Written by Maya-Rose Torrão
UK electronic music legends Massive Attack have announced that they will be releasing a 20-year anniversary reissue of their iconic 1998 album ‘Mezzanine’, which will include never-heard remixes from Mad Professor. The monumental re-release will come in the form of either a two-CD or a three-LP re-master set and will be available November 30.
The reissue of ‘Mezzanine’ will include eight remixes by the Mad Professor, which were intended for a separate Mad Professor / Massive Attack remix album that was never actualised. Two of the tracks from Mad Professor are dub mixes of tracks that were not included on the original ‘Mezzanine’ album but hail from the same period.
Earlier this year the lynchpin music group made the move to preserve their iconic album as encoded DNA, which ensures that the album will last for, according to the scientists involved, “hundreds to thousands of years.”
Re-listen to this seminal album from Massive Attack, ‘Mezzanine’, below.