Bodily Functions (album)

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Bodily Functions
Studio album by Herbert
Released June 5, 2001
Recorded 1997–2001
Genre Microhouse, Jazz house, Ambient
Length 1:12:14
Label !K7
Herbert chronology
Letsallmakemistakes
(2000)
Bodily Functions
(2001)
Goodbye Swingtime
(2003)

Bodily Functions is a 2001 album released by electronic musician Herbert. It was released by !K7 Records in 2001 to positive critical reception.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10)[2]
PopMatters (favorable)[3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[4]

The music online magazine Pitchfork Media placed Bodily Functions at number 173 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[5] It was also named the 16th best album of the decade by Resident Advisor.[6]

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "You're Unknown to Me" – 2:13
  2. "It's Only" – 7:21
  3. "Foreign Bodies" – 5:37
  4. "Suddenly" – 6:29
  5. "I Know" – 4:24
  6. "Leave Me Now" – 6:36
  7. "The Last Beat" – 4:20
  8. "You Saw It All" – 7:04
  9. "On Reflection" – 4:29
  10. "About This Time Each Day" – 3:44
  11. "Addiction" – 6:44
  12. "I Miss You" – 4:52
  13. "It's Only a Reprise" – 1:57
  14. "The Audience" – 6:15

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Allmusic:Bodily Function:Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ Cooper, Paul (June 5, 2001). "Pitchfork:Album Reviews:Matthew Herbert:Bodily Functions". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ Strychalski, Kevin. "Herbert:Bodily Functions:PopMatters Music Review". PopMatters. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  4. ^ Caramancia, Jon. "Bodily Functions:Matthew Herbert:Review: Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  5. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Top 100 albums of the '00s". Resident Advisor. January 25, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010.