A Grand Don't Come for Free is the second studio album by English rapper and producer Mike Skinner, under the music project the Streets. It was released on and is listed in the book Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free / Original Pirate Material at Discogs. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "A Grand Don't Come For Free / Original Pirate Material" on Discogs. On A Grand Don't Come for Free-- the follow-up to his internationally acclaimed debut, Original Pirate Material-- Mike Skinner audaciously. Original Pirate Material introduced Skinner as a skilled lyricist with a novel idea: using hip-hop and garage not to boast about wealth or. A Grand Don't Come for Free is the second studio album by English rapper and producer Mike Skinner, under the music project the Streets. Like the Streets' debut album Original Pirate Material the album was. This album by Mike Skinner, AKA 'The Streets,' is even better than his first album 'Original Pirate Material' but at first flinch it doesn't seem that way. On , Mike Skinner released A Grand Don't Come for Free. While Original Pirate Material took in generalities of the everyday – or. A Grand Don't Come for Free The joy in this album comes as much from the emotional peaks as from the concept—a deftly told Original Pirate Material. While mostly everyone's chatting about The Streets' iconic debut album 'Original Pirate Material' right now – which is a stone-cold classic.