Anything But Words

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Anything But Words
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 26, 2016
Genre East Coast hip hop
Label Warner Bros.
Paul Banks chronology
Everybody on My Dick Like They Supposed to Be
Anything But Words
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) [19] Length
2."Ana Electronic"
  • Banks
  • Diggs
3."Sword in the Stone" (featuring Kool Keith) Andrew Wyatt 4:50
4."Speedway Sonora"
  • Banks
  • Diggs
5."Wild Season" (featuring Florence Welch)
6."Anything But Words"
  • Banks
  • Diggs
8."Love and War" (featuring Ghostface Killah)
9."Can't Hardly Feel"
  • Banks
  • Diggs
10."One by One"
  • Banks
  • Diggs
11."Gonna Make It"
12."Point of View" (featuring Method Man and Masta Killa) 6:31
Total length:55:14


Chart (2016)Peak
UK R&B Albums (OCC) [20] 18
US Billboard 200 [21] 186
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard) [22] 15
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) [23] 11
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) [24] 16

Release history

WorldwideAugust 26, 2016 Warner Bros.

Notes and references



  1. 1 2 Zemler, Emily (October 8, 2013). "RZA on His New Movies and Recording With Paul Banks". Rolling Stone . Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  2. Jackson, Reed (June 22, 2016). "Two Music Geeks: RZA and Paul Banks Explain What the Hell They're Doing with Banks & Steelz". Noisey . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  3. 1 2 Horowitz, Steven J. (June 9, 2016). "RZA, Interpol's Paul Banks Talk Meeting in the Middle as Banks and Steelz". Rolling Stone . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  4. "El Pintor on Matador Records" . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  5. Minsker, Evan; Camp, Zoe (June 5, 2014). "Interpol Announce New Album El Pintor". Pitchfork Media . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  6. Lowe, Zane (May 19, 2016). "World First: Banks & Steelz feat. Ghostface Killah – "Love & War"". Apple Music . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  7. Phillips, Amy (May 18, 2016). "Interpol's Paul Banks and Wu-Tang's RZA Are Banks and Steelz". Pitchfork Media . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  8. Pearce, Sheldon (May 20, 2016). "RZA and Interpol's Paul Banks Pay Tribute to Reservoir Dogs in "Love + War" Video". Pitchfork Media . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  9. Murphy, Sarah (May 20, 2016). "Banks & Steelz "Love + War" (ft. Ghostface Killah) (video)". Exclaim! . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  10. Brodsky, Rachel (June 9, 2016). "RZA and Paul Banks (Banks & Steelz) to Release Collaborative Album, 'Anything But Words'". Spin . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  11. Bowe, Miles (June 9, 2016). "Interpol's Paul Banks and RZA announced new LP, share 'Giant'". Fact . Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  12. Lozano, Kevin (July 14, 2016). "RZA and Interpol's Paul Banks Share New Song "Speedway Sonora": Listen". Pitchfork Media . Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  13. Trewn, Pranav (July 14, 2016). "Banks & Steelz – "Speedway Sonora"". Stereogum . Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  14. Madden, Sidney (July 28, 2016). "Banks & Steelz Premiere "Sword in the Stone" Featuring Kool Keith". XXL . Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  15. Brodsky, Rachel (August 12, 2016). "Banks & Steelz Share Album Title Track, 'Anything But Words'". Spin . Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  16. "Anything but Words – Banks & Steelz". AllMusic . Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  17. "Anything But Words by Banks & Steelz". iTunes U.S. Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  18. "Banks & Steelz (Paul Banks and RZA) – Anything But Words (2xLP)". Fatbeats. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  19. Anything But Words (album liner notes). Banks & Steelz. Warner Bros. Records. 2016.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  20. "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  21. "Banks & Steelz Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  22. "Banks & Steelz Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  23. "Banks & Steelz Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  24. "Banks & Steelz Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 7, 2016.

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