Beastie Boys

The type of song Genius was invented for — a pop culture reference-heavy number from (arguably) the group’s best album that ranks among their greatest songs…

“Shadrach” is Track 13 on Paul’s Boutique, released 7.25.1989 on Capitol Records. Beastie Boys & Dust Brothers share writing and production credits. Engineered by Mario Caldato, Jr. and assisted by Allen Abrahamson, “Shadrach” was recorded at Mario G’s and mixed at Record Plant. It was released as the second and final single from the album, but did not chart.

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Shadrach“ was performed in 30 known concerts…