Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Tags: trip-hop chillout electronic female vocalists downtempo Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Morcheeba, popularly known as the ‘trigger hippie’ UK trip-hop combo, was formed by Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey and Skye Edwards (Shirley Klarisse Yonavive Edwards, May 1974, London, England). The Godfrey brothers began working from their home town of Hythe, Kent, around the early 90s, drawing on a number of influences including 30s blues and hip-hop. This fusion resulted in a complex sound that is difficult to categorize. Their quest for acclaim led the brothers to relocate to Clapham, London, where they continued recording, meeting Edwards at a party in Greenwich, London. The trio discovered a mutual affinity for songwriting, marijuana and soundtracks, and Edwards was enlisted to add her debonair vocals to their recording sessions. In the winter of 1995 they released their debut, ‘Trigger Hippie’, a huge underground hit. The success of the single led to the release of Who Can You Trust, which was selected by DJ magazine as one of the top 100...

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