Deep Cuts (The Knife album)

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Deep Cuts
Studio album by The Knife
Released 17 January 2003 (2003-01-17)
Recorded January, June, September and October 2002 in Stockholm
Genre Electronic, synthpop
Length 44:58
Label Rabid
Producer The Knife
The Knife chronology
The Knife
(2001)
Deep Cuts
(2003)
Hannah med H Soundtrack
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10)[3]
Playlouder (4/5)[4]
Release Magazine (5/10)[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]
Stylus Magazine B+[7]
The Sunday Times 4/5 stars[8]
Uncut 3/5 stars[9]

Deep Cuts is the second studio album by Swedish electronic duo The Knife. It was released in Sweden on 17 January 2003 by Rabid Records. The 2004 version contains three additional tracks (taken from Hannah med H Soundtrack) and is packaged with a DVD of music videos. On 31 October 2006, Mute Records issued this and The Knife's self-titled debut album in the United States, marking the first US release of both albums.

Critical reception[edit]

In 2013, Sweden's Sonic Magazine placed Deep Cuts at number 4 on their list, the "100 Best Swedish Albums Ever". The list was compiled by 150 musicians, journalists and music industry insiders. [10]

Q Magazine placed the album at number 56 on their "Top 100 Albums of the 2000s" list in 2009. [11]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by The Knife, except where noted. 

Swedish and 2007 UK edition
No. Title Length
1. "Heartbeats"   3:52
2. "Girls' Night Out"   3:39
3. "Pass This On"   3:49
4. "One for You"   3:48
5. "The Cop"   0:44
6. "Listen Now"   2:50
7. "She's Having a Baby"   2:10
8. "You Take My Breath Away" (The Knife, Jenny Wilson) 4:27
9. "Rock Classics"   4:57
10. "Is It Medicine"   2:23
11. "You Make Me Like Charity"   3:06
12. "Got 2 Let U"   4:00
13. "Behind the Bushes"   4:15
14. "Hangin' Out"   0:58

Swedish and European special edition[edit]

2006 UK special edition[edit]

US edition[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
Sweden[15] 17 January 2003 Rabid Records CD, digital download
Sweden[16] 11 October 2004 CD+DVD
United Kingdom[17] V2 Records
Germany[18][19] 24 January 2005
8 March 2006 CD, digital download
Netherlands[20] 23 March 2006
United Kingdom[21] 28 August 2006 Brille Records CD+DVD
United States[22] 31 October 2006 Mute Records
United Kingdom[23] 30 April 2007 Brille Records CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deep Cuts – The Knife". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 4 February 2007. 
  2. ^ Simpson, Dave (15 October 2004). "The Knife, Deep Cuts". The Guardian. guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Ubl, Sam (15 December 2004). "The Knife: Deep Cuts". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 31 May 2006. 
  4. ^ Heawood, Sophie (6 October 2004). "The Knife: Deep Cuts". Playlouder. Archived from the original on 11 March 2007. Retrieved 31 May 2006. 
  5. ^ Huss, Mattias (21 January 2003). "The Knife: Deep Cuts". Release Magazine. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  6. ^ Hoard, Christian (27 November 2006). "The Knife: Deep Cuts". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 4 February 2007. 
  7. ^ Love, Josh (8 December 2004). "The Knife – Deep Cuts". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 31 May 2006. 
  8. ^ Cairns, Dan (3 October 2004). "The Knife: Deep Cuts". The Sunday Times. Times Newspapers. Retrieved 21 April 2009. 
  9. ^ "The Knife – Deep Cuts". Uncut. IPC Media. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  10. ^ "Sonic- The 100 Best Swedish Albums Ever (2013)". Sonic. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Q Magazine:Top 100 Albums of the 2000s". Q Magazine. 29 November 2009. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "The Knife – Deep Cuts". Swedish Recording Industry Association. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  13. ^ "Årslista Album – År 2003" (in Swedish). Swedish Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  14. ^ "Guld & Platina – År 2004" (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 8 September 2004. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  15. ^ "Deep Cuts – Knife" (in Swedish). CDON.se. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  16. ^ "Release "Deep Cuts" by The Knife". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  17. ^ "Deep Cuts [CD + DVD]: The Knife". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  18. ^ "Deep Cuts (CD+DVD): The Knife" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  19. ^ "Deep Cuts: The Knife" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  20. ^ "Deep Cuts -17tr- – The Knife" (in Dutch). Free Record Shop. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  21. ^ "Deep Cuts [CD + DVD]: The Knife". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  22. ^ "The Knife – Deep Cuts". Mute Records. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  23. ^ "Deep Cuts: Knife". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 25 September 2010.