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Thirteenth studio album from the English trip hop artist includes Kazakhstan rapper Scriptonite, Martina Topley-Bird and is co-engineered by Jay-Z

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  1. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Throughout, Tricky creates a claustrophobic world full of stark bass lines, pop digressions and slinky Bristol moments
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    The most Tricky-like he's sounded in years. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It seems he's at peace with trip-hop and his legacy. Print edition only

  4. 7.0 |   The Music

    Tricky comes across as vulnerable and lost in reflection
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  5. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    Ununiform finds Tricky blending his Guyanese influences together with R&B, reggae, house, and Russian hip-hop, creating an experience that transcends most contemporary listening experiences
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  6. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    There's no denying the passion is there, and the story is intriguing. There's no question that this is art. But not all art is meant to be appreciated, nor is it necessarily accessible
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  7. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    While it’s a long way from the heights he once reached, ununiform carries more promise than Tricky has shown in some time
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  8. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Ununiform will slow your heart rate right down while making the hair on the back of your neck stand tall
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  9. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Tricky effectively goes missing as sultry vocal proxies Avalon Lurks, Mina Rose and Terra Lopez takes the weight, before beautifully briny closer When We Die, with original foil Martina Topley-Bird, reminds us of his peculiar strengths. Print edition only

  10. 5.1 |   Pitchfork

    Tricky translates newfound contentment into songs that fail to live up to the risk-taking example of his early work
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  11. 5.0 |   Exclaim

    Ununiform is an uneven album at best, showing that Tricky isn't bereft of ideas but was lacking the fire to properly flesh them out
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  12. 4.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Rarely comes close to reaching its full potential
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