On September 26, 1994.

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On September 26, 1994, “Circa” label released “Protection” the second Massive Attack album. It was recorded 1993–1994, at “Wild Bunch Studios” in London; “Massive Attack” and “Antenna Studios” in Bristol, and was produced by Robert Del Naja, Adrian Nicholas Thaws, Andrew Vowles, Grantley Evan Marshall and Nellee Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Robert Del Naja – vocals, keyboards, programming, mixing, artwork
  • Grant “Daddy G” Marshall (Grantley Evan Marshall) – vocals, programming, mixing, artwork
  • Andrew Vowles – drums, percussion, keyboards, turntables
  • Tricky (Adrian Nicholas Thaws) – vocals, programming, mixing, artwork
  • Craig Armstrong– piano
  • Chester Kamen– guitar
  • Rob Merril – drums
  • Nellee Hooper– mixing
  • Marius De Vries, Andy Wright, The Insects, Nick Warren– programming
  • Tracey Thorn, Horace Andy, Nicolette– vocals
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mix engineer
  • Jim Abbiss – mix engineer
  • Jeremy “Jim Bob” Wheatley – additional engineering
  • Al Stone – additional engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Michael – Nash Assoc. – artwork
  • Matthew Donaldson, Jean Baptiste Mondino, Eddie Monsoon – photography

Personnel:

  1. Protection (sampled “The Payback” by James Brown) – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Tracey Thorn
  2. Karmacoma – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Tricky, Norfolk, Locke
  3. Three – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Suwoton
  4. Weather Storm (sampled “It’s Time for Love” by Pieces of a Dream)) – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Craig Armstrong, Harmon, Napoleon, Lloyd, Murray
  5. Spying Glass (sampled “Chapter 3” by Joe Gibbs & the Professionals, and, “Shaft in Africa” by Johnny Pate – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Andy Wright
  6. Better Things (sampled “Never Can Say Goodbye” by James Brown) – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Tracey Thorn, Watt, Brown
  7. Eurochild (sampled “Cheetah” by Startled Insects) – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Tricky, Norfolk, Locke
  8. Sly (sampled “Africa Talks to You ‘The Asphalt Jungle'” by Sly and the Family Stone) – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja Grantley Evan Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Suwoton, Goldman
  9. Heat Miser – Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grantley Evan Marshall, Nellee Hooper, Marius de Vries
  10. Light My Fire (live) (sampled “Light My Fire” by Jackie Wilson,  The Doors)

 

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