Pre-Emptive Strike (compilation album) by DJ Shadow

Pre-Emptive Strike by DJ Shadow
(Compilation album)
Year: 1998
Overall rank: 24,505th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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75/100 (from 12 votes)
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Pre-Emptive Strike is ranked 3rd best out of 12 albums by DJ Shadow on

The best album by DJ Shadow is Endtroducing..... which is ranked number 142 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,366.

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From 11/04/2018 09:07
‘Made trip hop with “In/Flux” two years after Blue Lines’... It’s moments like these that I think that some musicians have just bribed the press to suck their dick in their articles.
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