Magnificent City

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Magnificent City
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Studio album by Aceyalone with RJD2
Released February 7, 2006 (2006-02-07)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 51:48
Label Decon, Project Blowed
Producer RJD2
Aceyalone chronology
Love & Hate
(2003)
Magnificent City
(2006)
Grand Imperial
(2006)
Singles from Magnificent City
  1. "Fire"
    Released: 2005
  2. "Supahero"
    Released: 2006
RJD2 chronology
Since We Last Spoke
(2004)
Magnificent City
(2006)
Things Go Better with RJ and AL
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club A-[2]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[3]
Exclaim! unfavorable[4]
Pitchfork Media 3.2/10[5]
Prefix 9.0/10[6]
Rap Reviews 8.5/10[7]
Slant Magazine 4.5/5 stars[8]
Stylus Magazine B-[9]

Magnificent City is a studio album by American rapper Aceyalone, accompanied by hip hop producer RJD2. It was released on Decon and Project Blowed in 2006.[5]

RJD2 released a compilation of instrumental versions of songs from the album in 2006, entitled Magnificent City Instrumentals.[10] The track "A Beautiful Mine" was adapted as the opening theme of the AMC television series Mad Men.[11]

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "All for U"   3:28
2. "Fire"   4:11
3. "Cornbread, Eddie & Me"   2:46
4. "Mooore"   4:49
5. "Supahero"   4:11
6. "High Lights"   3:22
7. "Disconnected"   3:21
8. "Caged Bird"   3:12
9. "Solomon Jones"   3:46
10. "A Sunday Mystery"   1:33
11. "Junior"   3:41
12. "Heaven"   3:38
13. "Here & Now"   4:21
14. "A Beautiful Mine"   5:29

References

  1. Bush, John. "Magnificent City - Aceyalone". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  2. Rabin, Nathan (February 8, 2006). "Aceyalone and RJD2: Magnificent City". The A.V. Club. 
  3. Christgau, Robert. "Magnificent City". Robert Christgau. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  4. Patch, Nick (April 2006). "Aceyalone - Magnificent City". Exclaim!. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Breihan, Tom (February 12, 2006). "Aceyalone: Magnificent City". Pitchfork Media. 
  6. Solomon, Eric (February 14, 2006). "Aceyalone with RJD2 - Magnificent City". Prefix. 
  7. Doggett, Tom (February 14, 2006). "Magnificent City". Rap Reviews. 
  8. Keefe, Jonathan (February 11, 2006). "Aceyalone: Magnifcent City". Slant Magazine. 
  9. Nishimoto, Dan (February 6, 2006). "Aceyalone - Magnificent City". Stylus Magazine. 
  10. "Magnificent City Instrumentals - RJD2". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  11. Nagy, Evie (May 20, 2015). ""Mad Men" Theme Composer RJD2 Plans his Next TV Takeover". Fast Company. 

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