Friday, 27 February 2015
The project melds Jurny's heavy lyricism, and challenging content, over hard hitting Peace 586 production. The guest list is stacked with familiar names including the Tunnel Rats, Christon Gray, Taelor Gray, Sojourn, and Manchild (Mars ILL).
To get you primed for the release, The Battery has released not one but two singles. Willie Vasquez and Copy Us. Copy Us features the first Tunnel Rats posse track to release in years. In order of appearance: Macho (New Breed), Elsie (New Breed), Griffin, Propaganda, Zane, Sojourn, Sev Statik, Shames Worthy, Jurny Big.
The Battery "Willie Vasquez"
The Battery "Copy Us (feat. Tunnel Rats)"
The Battery "The Change Up" track list and credits
1. Willie Vasquez
2. Bitter Pill
3. Dear Lord
4. Lazy Susan (feat. Christon Gray & Taelor Gray)
5. Crack the Heavens (feat. Manchild & Sojourn)
6. Bring Me Down
7. HisShoes (pronounced Issues)
8. Copy Us (feat. Tunnel Rats)
9. Willie Vasquez (instrumental)
10. Bitter Pill (instrumental)
11. Dear Lord (instrumental)
12. Lazy Susan (instrumental)
13. Crack the Heavens (instrumental)
14. Bring Me Down (instrumental)
15. HisShoes (pronounced Issues) [instrumental]
16. Copy Us (instrumental)
All bass played by Ian K. Sloane
All keys played by Joel Goodwin
All cuts performed by Kair One
All beats programmed by 586Beats
All raps written by Jurny Big
Mixed and Mastered by Brian Change Penney
Pre-order: The Battery "The Change Up"
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Produced by Jon Glass
Shot and Recorded at Shambhala Studios in Los Angeles, CA
Mixed By EQ at Ashtray Of LA
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