Serengeti: Dennehy (Lights, Camera, Action!) [Expanded Version]

Don’t let the term “re-release” fool you. With seven previously unreleased tracks and a host of remixes included, Dennehy is essentially a new album from Serengeti and Audio 8 Recordings. It comes out March 18th so be sure to check that out. But if you’re impatient like me and can’t wait that long, you can stream the entire album below. Thanks Emile! more info

Stream Dennehy (Lights, Camera, Action!) [Expanded Version] by Serengeti

Back in 2006, Serengeti released the album Dennehy on another imprint. However, the production of the album did not remain true to the rapper’s concept. It was marred by missing tracks, had tracks that did not even belong on the album, and to top it off the order of the tracks was incorrect. In the re-release, we follow the lives of the characters as they grow and find meaning in the least likely of relationships. Serengeti’s musical glows with the humor of a John Hughes film based in a working class Chicago beset by drugs, class and racism.

Based on the original screenplay written by Serengeti, the 2008 re-release of the Dennehy album recasts the songs and characters into a surreal hip-hop musical (a la A Prince Among Thieves). It features the quintessential Chicagoan Kenny, the Emo Kid, and the stories that inspired the album’s cult following. Including seven previously unreleased songs, new skits, as well as re-mixed and re-mastered versions of the original songs, this is Serengeti’s definitive vision of the album.

see also:
Dennehy by Serengeti
Sunrise and Lately I Haven’t Been Feeling Well by Serengeti and Polyphonic [videos]
Serengeti On Dennehy
Serengeti – I don’t know (video)