Beastie Boys mix up The Mix-Up with M.I.A., Lily Allen, more
Beastie Boys are known to let the beat...drop. And with the trio's most recent LP The Mix-Up making up in beatific atmospheres for what the album lacked in words (it was, after all, the first instrumental album the group has released since 1996's The In Sound from Way Out!), these NYC fellas prove that they got the skills to pay the bills.
Yet still, the three MC's couldn't resist the urge to put words to the sounds. Adam "MCA" Yauch told Billboard.com that the boys are "talking to some different artists who might kinda like remixes and put vocals on it, so it wouldn't be us doing vocals on it." Yauch offered up some of the names that were being considered, including M.I.A., Pulp's Jarvis Cocker, and Lily Allen, all of whom Yauch dubbed "a bunch of British people."
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