As of Novemberthe album has sold over 3. The album was released in a number of different versions. The original release contained 13 new tracks.
After David managed to crack the American music industry with his hit debut studio album, Born to Do Ithis musical style began to alter to appeal to the worldwide market on You Dont Miss Your Water (Til The Well Runs Dry) - Craig David - Slicker Than Your Average second studio album.
He was forced to stay in a hotel room for a week following the September 11 attacks in New York City inand it was this event that inspired him to write the song " Tears. Blood - Execrator - Silent Murder Filled with Love ". In the interview, he said, "I was thinking, I'm actually in this world that's filled with madness, with this drama that's going on.
Some of the things we were talking about in music, in the big picture, are so trivial I thought music is a form of escapism, so I used it to write a song hopefully for positive means to say, we are in a world that's filled with love.
On the other hand, it's saying I have a lot more composure on the album. Slicker Than Your Average received mixed to positive reviews from contemporary music critics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has an average score of 62 based on 14 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
However, in reference to his success in the United States, she also pointed out "true fans may be a tad bit disappointed by the new super-slick musical direction". Slicker is full of Timbaland-style production, booty-call ballads and even Spanish guitars. Sometimes being real means revealing the marshmallow within. Ken Tucker, writing for Entertainment Weeklygave the album a B— and wrote "David has a voice that's fresh and expressive, so it doesn't bode well that on what's only his second album, he's also an artist already reduced to singing about the burdens of fame.
At its best, however, it is a curiously unique record. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Craig David. David Mark Hill. Hill Soulshock [a] Peter Biker [a]. David Fraser T Smith. Music Week. Archived from the original on 14 You Dont Miss Your Water (Til The Well Runs Dry) - Craig David - Slicker Than Your Average Retrieved 25 November Retrieved 12 May Retrieved 9 June Retrieved 26 January BBC Music.
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