Chosen Lords

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Chosen Lords
Compilation album by AFX, Aphex Twin
Released 10 April 2006
Recorded 2003–2005
Genre Electronic
Acid house
Acid techno
Length 56:39
Label Rephlex
CAT173CD
Producer Richard D. James
AFX, Aphex Twin chronology
Analord
(2005)
Chosen Lords
(2006)
Syro
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link
The Observer 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10.0) link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link
Q 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Spin 4.5/5 stars[citation needed]
The Times 3/5 stars link
URB 4.5/5 stars[citation needed]

Chosen Lords is an album by Richard D. James, released under the aliases AFX and Aphex Twin. It is a CD compilation of selected tracks previously released on the vinyl-only Analord series. Limited edition copies distributed with a poster were offered on Warpmart to encourage pre-ordering.

Eight of the 10 tracks are under the "AFX" moniker, while "Fenix Funk 5" and "XMD 5a" are under the Aphex Twin alias.

Chosen Lords reached #82 on the UK Albums Chart.

Reception[edit]

Initial critical response to Chosen Lords was positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 81, based on 19 reviews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Richard D. James.

  1. Aphex Twin - "Fenix Funk 5" – 5:06
  2. AFX - "Reunion 2" – 5:15
  3. AFX - "Pitcard" – 6:25
  4. AFX - "Crying in Your Face" – 4:29
  5. AFX - "Klopjob" – 5:32
  6. AFX - "Boxing Day" – 6:50
  7. AFX - "Batine Acid" – 5:34
  8. AFX - "Cilonen" – 5:42
  9. AFX - "PWSteal.Ldpinch.D" – 3:48
  10. Aphex Twin - "XMD 5a" – 7:58

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aphex Twin:Chosen Lords (2006): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 

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