Blue Lines is the debut studio album by English electronic music group Massive Attack.
Blue Lines featured breakbeats, sampling, and rapping on a number of tracks, but the design of the album differed from traditional hip hop. Massive Attack approached the American-born hip hop movement from an underground British perspective and also incorporated live instruments into the mixes. It features the vocals of Shara Nelson and Horace Andy, along with the rapping of Tricky Kid.
Blue Lines is generally considered the first trip hop album, although the term was not widely used before 1994. A fusion of electronic music, hip hop, dub, '70s soul and reggae, it established Massive Attack as one of the most innovative British bands of the 1990s and the founder of trip hop's Bristol Sound.
A1 Safe From Harm 5:16
A2 One Love 4:48
A3 Blue Lines 4:21
A4 Be Thankful For What You've Got 4:09
A5 Five Man Army 6:04
B1 Unfinished Sympathy 5:08
B2 Daydreaming 4:14
B3 Lately 4:26
B4 Hymn Of The Big Wheel 6:36