Tricky (UK trip hop producer Adrian Thaws)
Legal name: Adrian Thaws
Tricky (born Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws; 27 January 1968) is an English musician and actor. He is noted for a dark, rich, layered sound and a whispering sprechgesang lyrical style. Culturally, he blends different styles, particularly in his musical fusion of rock and hip hop, as well as high art and pop culture. His debut album Maxinquaye was nominated for the Mercury Prize and voted Album of the Year by NME magazine.