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Tricky: Fall to Pieces review – eclectic, pithy pop songs | Music

If you were coming to Tricky’s 14th album without knowing anything about him (British trip-hop pioneer), you might wonder if it were the debut of an icy new Scandi pop-sounding star. Little-known Polish vocalist Marta Złakowska – whom Tricky “discovered” when she filled in last minute on the opening night of his European tour – takes centre stage on Fall to Pieces. He is known for pairing with other singers – memorably, Martina Topley-Bird – but on this LP, he says, he’s trying something new on for size: pop songs....