Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill | RECORD STORE DAY

Thank you for choosing to buy locally from a record store!

Licensed To Ill
Licensed To Ill
Artist: Beastie Boys
Format: CD

Details

Label: DEF JAM
Catalog: 527351
Genre: Rap & Hip-Hop
Rel. Date: 03/28/1995
UPC: 731452735126

Buy Now

Store Distance Phone Buy
Loading...

You can explore 3 ways to buy:

Find and visit a Local Record Store and get phone number and directions (call first, there is no guarantee which products may be in stock locally)

Purchase now from a local store that sells online

Purchase digitally now from recordstoreday.com (which serves local record stores)

These Indie stores carry most genres and you may want to also check with them

Store Distance Phone
Loading...

Find a local store

(Please call first)

$9.99   Buy MP3 Album

More Info:

The joke of Licensed to Ill's cover--that the Beasties could crash their jet into the side of a mountain and keep on tickin'--serves as a good metaphor for a career that even some of their 1986 admirers thought might be over after the one-time-only shock of this full-length debut. That thousands of funk-junkie wannabes have since failed at re-creating its groove, breaking-the-law vibe, and ear-splitting mix of rock and rap is an even better joke. And funniest of all is the record itself, which packs dexterous boasts, aural puns, and lots and lots of yelling into a disc that can still be listened to with as much pleasure as it gave in '86.

Reviews:

''Licensed to Ill'' is the debut album by the Beastie Boys, released in 1986.

It is the first rap LP to top the Billboard 200 chart. It is Columbia Records' fastest selling debut record to date and sold over 9 million copies. - Wikipedia