ReferencesThe Gong Show - a musical variety/game tv show (1976-1980) Cheech and also Chong - 70"s comedic duo of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong PCP - hallucinogenic drug via anesthetic properties, also known as "angel dust"LSD - potent artificial hallucinogenic drug COD - postal business acronym for "cash on delivery"
Sample & Reference Breakdown"What you check out is what you get/And you ain"t seen nopoint yet" - lyrics are similar to those in "8th Wonder" by The Sugarhill Gang "First of all, get off the wall/It"s time to party so have a ball" - lyrics are reminiscent of those in "U Kcurrently What Time It Is" by Grandgrasp Flash & The Furious Five ("Just gain off the wall, let"s have actually a ball/The 70"s are gone, it"s the 80"s y"all")
"...I still think to day is just one of our hypest cuts. That one was the initially time we"d collaborated through Run-DMC too" -Mike Diamond, July 1994
"I remember being in the studio while
"...a dazzling complicated interplay between the three voices, with MCA, Mike D and Adrock taking portions of lines for themselves, hollering in unichild on rhyming words, taking the listener off at mad tangents and also primarily coming across prefer a cross between Kiss and also the Fantastic Five. Content-wise, the track is a glorious mixture of heavy-handed self parody, inverted rap cliches and also tales of adolescent beer-guzzling." - excerpted from Rhyming & Stealing: A History of the Beastie Boys by Angus Batey, 1998
"Swinging simply choose the title claims it will certainly, the track pitches a sonic boom of a programmed bassline right into a sporadic melee of sounds including that many quintvital b-boy staple, cowbells, and a sample of a motor car accelerating ameans into the distance. A stabbing guitar powerchord is dropped into the mix preceded by a pair of scratch-prefer sounds, emphasizing the track"s hip-hop style at the same time as it presents itself as rock-flavored and more conveniently available." - excerpted from Rhyming & Stealing: A History of the Beastie Boys by Angus Batey, 1998
"We videotaped "Slow and Low," we was gonna put it on our album. But
"Run-DMC offered the Beasties the lyrics for "Slow and also Low," not the track.
|Slow and also LowSlow and Low (Demo)Slow And Low (Live)Slow and Low (Mix Master Mike Version)|
|Perdeveloped in 121 recognized Concerts. First recognized Performance: 23-May-1986 : Starz Night Club, Virginia Beach, VA, USA Last recognized Performance: 04-Nov-2006 : Expocenter Espacio Riesco, Santiago, Chile|