B/E/A/T/B/O/X

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B/E/A/T/B/O/X
Studio album by Glass Candy
Released November 6, 2007 (2007-11-06)
Recorded Summer – fall 2007; Suite 304
(Portland, Oregon)[1]
Genre Synthpop, Italo disco
Length 41:11
Label Italians Do It Better
Producer Johnny Jewel
Glass Candy chronology
Love Love Love
(2003)
B/E/A/T/B/O/X
(2007)
Deep Gems
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 9/10[3]
eMusic 4/5 stars[4]
NME 8/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 8.1/10[6]

B/E/A/T/B/O/X is the second studio album by American electronic music duo Glass Candy, released in November 2007 by Italians Do It Better. The album received two limited-edition vinyl pressings in 2008, both including a bonus 7″ (featuring the previously unreleased tracks "High B" and "The Gate"), and one of them pressed on pink vinyl. A new blue vinyl edition was released in April 2010, including the same bonus 7".[7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Glass Candy, except where noted.

  1. "Introduction" – 1:29
  2. "Beatific" – 4:19
  3. "Etheric Device" – 3:14
  4. "Candy Castle" – 5:27
  5. "Rolling Down the Hills" – 3:30
  6. "Life After Sundown" – 6:17
  7. "Computer Love" (Kraftwerk) – 7:05
  8. "Last Nite I Met a Costume" – 3:52
  9. "Digital Versicolor" – 5:58

Personnel[edit]

Credits for B/E/A/T/B/O/X adapted from liner notes.[1]

  • Ida No – vocals
  • Johnny Jewel – drum programming, production, synthesizer

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
United States November 6, 2007[8] Italians Do It Better Digital download
November 12, 2007[3] CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b B/E/A/T/B/O/X (CD liner notes). Glass Candy. Italians Do It Better. 2007. IDIB003CD. 
  2. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "B/E/A/T/B/O/X – Glass Candy". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved June 10, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b McNally, Patrick (January 24, 2008). "Glass Candy – B/E/A/T/B/O/X". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved June 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ Burns, Todd. "Glass Candy, Beat Box". eMusic. Retrieved January 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Elan, Priya (August 27, 2008). "Glass Candy". NME. IPC Media. Retrieved September 8, 2008. 
  6. ^ Gaerig, Andrew (December 3, 2007). "Glass Candy: B/E/A/T/B/O/X". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 10, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Glass Candy's B/E/A/T/B/O/X: limited blue vinyl". Fact. The Vinyl Factory. April 21, 2010. Retrieved January 14, 2011. 
  8. ^ "B/E/A/T/B/O/X by Glass Candy". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on February 9, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2011.