Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Hamilton Mixtape [Explicit]
By

Rating
Album: The Hamilton Mixtape
# Song Title   Time
1)    No John Trumbull (Intro) More Info...
2)    My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] More Info...
3)    Wrote My Way Out More Info...
4)    Wait For It More Info...
5)    An Open Letter (feat. Shockwave) [Interlude] More Info...
6)    Satisfied (feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah) More Info...
7)    Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds) More Info...
8)    Valley Forge (Demo) More Info...
9)    It's Quiet Uptown More Info...
10)    That Would Be Enough More Info...
11)    Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) More Info...
12)    You'll Be Back More Info...
13)    Helpless (feat. Ja Rule) More Info...
14)    Take A Break (Interlude) More Info...
15)    Say Yes To This More Info...
16)    Congratulations More Info...
17)    Burn More Info...
18)    Stay Alive (Interlude) More Info...
19)    Cabinet Battle 3 (Demo) More Info...
20)    Washingtons By Your Side More Info...
21)    History Has Its Eyes On You More Info...
22)    Who Tells Your Story (feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson) More Info...
23)    Dear Theodosia (Reprise) More Info...
 

Album: The Hamilton Mixtape
# Song Title   Time
1)    No John Trumbull (Intro) More Info...
2)    My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] More Info...
3)    Wrote My Way Out More Info...
4)    Wait For It More Info...
5)    An Open Letter (feat. Shockwave) [Interlude] More Info...
6)    Satisfied (feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah) More Info...
7)    Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds) More Info...
8)    Valley Forge (Demo) More Info...
9)    It's Quiet Uptown More Info...
10)    That Would Be Enough More Info...
11)    Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) More Info...
12)    You'll Be Back More Info...
13)    Helpless (feat. Ja Rule) More Info...
14)    Take A Break (Interlude) More Info...
15)    Say Yes To This More Info...
16)    Congratulations More Info...
17)    Burn More Info...
18)    Stay Alive (Interlude) More Info...
19)    Cabinet Battle 3 (Demo) More Info...
20)    Washingtons By Your Side More Info...
21)    History Has Its Eyes On You More Info...
22)    Who Tells Your Story (feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson) More Info...
23)    Dear Theodosia (Reprise) More Info...
 
Product Description
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Following Hamilton's original Broadway cast album by a year, The Hamilton Mixtape offers up new versions of tunes from the blockbuster musical by some of pop, rap, and R&B's biggest names. Curated by show auteur Lin-Manuel Miranda, it wields a whopping 23 tracks, still only half as many as the cast album. Four of the remakes feature alternative rap icons the Roots, including highlight "My Shot [Rise Up Remix]." (Bandmembers Questlove and Black Thought were involved in the production of the original cast album.) Rumbling drums and electric bass and guitar add weight to their impassioned revision, as do vocals by Busta Rhymes and Joell Ortiz. The remix also incorporates elements of Mobb Deep's "Shook Ones Pt. II" and the Notorious B.I.G.'s "Going Back to Cali," and features Nate Ruess of Fun. on backing vocals. On a much less serious entry, the Tonight Show house band is joined by host Jimmy Fallon for a loyal version of the showtune-ish "You'll Be Back." Other album contributors include marquee names such as Sia, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and Kelly Clarkson, who belts out a solo pop rendition of "It's Quiet Uptown." Elsewhere, Ashanti and Ja Rule craft a stylish edition of "Helpless," and Jill Scott turns "Say No to This" inside out for the seductive "Say Yes to This." A winsome cover of "Dear Theodosia" by Regina Spektor featuring Ben Folds falls right into her (their) wheelhouse before the song is reprised at the end of the album in an even more idiosyncratic version by Chance the Rapper and Francis & the Lights. Taken as a whole, The Hamilton Mixtape will likely appeal more to fans of the musical than to pop fans at large, despite big names and the very contemporary songs' easy passage to radio-friendly arrangements. After all, some of the lyrics do detail finer historical points. Still, there are plenty of fans of both, and a broader theme of overcoming odds shines through tracks like "My Shot" and "It's Quiet Uptown." Completists should note that the record also includes two Hamilton demos by Miranda himself, who also appears on the original song "Wrote My Way Out" with Nas ("I picked up the pen/Like Hamilton"). Those disappointed by any omissions, take heart. Just before release, Miranda tweeted the promise of a Vol. 2. ~ Marcy Donelson
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "There are two versions of the plaintive song 'Dear Theadosia,' one a parlor-piano jaunt by Regina Spektor and Ben Folds, the other ragged vocoder-soul from Chance and Francis and the Lights. Both are gorgeous."

Entertainment Weekly - "[A] genre-defying collection of covers and -reinterpretations of the original musical numbers performed by a jaw-dropping -roster of 36 unlikely musical bedfellows." -- Grade: B+
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Soundtracks » General
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Hamilton Mixtape on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top