Their voices were the ultimate study in contrast. Her’s a rich and soulful vox inspired by classic jazz singers like Billie Holiday. His a horse whisper already well on it’s way to a gutteral croak ravaged by endless spliffs. Together, Martina Topley-Bird and Tricky created one of the most stirring and melancholic albums of the ’90s, the trip-hop opus Maxinquaye. They went on to collaborate on two more albums, Nearly God, Pre-Millenial Tension and Angels with Dirty Faces before going their separate ways, professionally and romantically, almost 15 years ago.