Home (Rudimental album)

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Home
Studio album by Rudimental
Released 29 April 2013 (2013-04-29)
Recorded 2012
Genre
Length 56:23
Label
Producer
Rudimental chronology
Home
(2013)
We the Generation
(2015)
Singles from Home
  1. "Spoons"
    Released: 20 February 2012 (2012-02-20)
  2. "Feel the Love"
    Released: 14 May 2012 (2012-05-14)
  3. "Not Giving In"
    Released: 18 November 2012 (2012-11-18)
  4. "Waiting All Night"
    Released: 14 April 2013 (2013-04-14)
  5. "Right Here"
    Released: 12 August 2013 (2013-08-12)
  6. "Free"
    Released: 18 November 2013 (2013-11-18)
  7. "Powerless"
    Released: 23 February 2014 (2014-02-23)

Home is the debut studio album by British drum and bass band Rudimental. It was released on 29 April 2013 via Warner Music UK. The album includes the singles "Spoons", "Feel the Love", "Not Giving In", "Waiting All Night", "Right Here", and "Free", "Powerless", and "Give You Up". The album cover features the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural. It was nominated for the 2013 Mercury Prize.

Individual tracks[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Spoons" was released as the album's first single on 20 February 2012. It features vocals from MNEK and Syron, with the treble created with the sounds of spoons, hence the name for the single. It was also released as a free promotional single on iTunes.
  • "Feel the Love" was released as the album's second single on 14 May 2012. It features vocals from British singer John Newman. The song peaked at number one in the United Kingdom.[1]
  • "Not Giving In" was released as the third single from the album on 18 November 2012. It features vocals from John Newman and Alex Clare. The song peaked at number fourteen in the United Kingdom.[1]
  • "Waiting All Night" was released as the fourth single from the album on 14 April 2013.[2] It features vocals from Ella Eyre. The song peaked at number one in the United Kingdom.
  • "Right Here" was released as the fifth single from the album on 12 August 2013. It features vocals from Foxes. The song peaked at number fourteen in the United Kingdom.
  • "Free" was released as the sixth single from the album on 18 November 2013. It features vocals from Emeli Sandé. The song peaked at number 26 in the United Kingdom.
  • "Powerless" was released as the album's seventh single on 23 February 2014. It features vocals from Becky Hill.
  • "Give You Up" was released as the eighth single in June 2014, taken from the Deluxe Edition of the album. It features vocals from Alex Clare. It was featured in the game FIFA 15.

Promotional songs[edit]

  • "Hell Could Freeze" was released on 14 January 2013 as a promotional single.[3] It was originally intended to be the album's third official single after "Feel the Love" and "Not Giving In". The song was first previewed in 27 November 2012, when it was named the Hottest Record in the World by Zane Lowe on his BBC Radio 1 show.[4][5][6] The song features American rapper Angel Haze. It also features additional vocals from Beth Aggett and backing vocals from MNEK. The Skream remix was included on the Waiting All Night EP, the Platinum Edition of the album and as an American bonus track.
  • "Baby" (featuring MNEK and Sinead Harnett) was first released as the second original track from the Waiting All Night EP. The music video, directed by Rob Rowland, was released on 24 April 2013 to promote the release of the album.[7] A remix competition for the track, promoted by Warner Music UK Limited in collaboration with SoundCloud, was held from 22 August 2013 to 6 October 2013.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100[9]
Review scores
Source Rating
Spin 8/10[10]
NME 7/10[11]
Sputnikmusic 3.7/5[12]
PopMatters 6/10[13]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[14]

The album received generally favourable reviews from music critics, scoring 73 at aggregator website Metacritic.[15] It was nominated for the 2013 Mercury Prize.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Piers Aggett, Amir Amor and Kesi Dryden,[16] with additional writing credits shown below. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Home"   Sinead Harnett 3:43
2. "Feel the Love" (featuring John Newman) John Newman 4:05
3. "Right Here" (featuring Foxes) 5:36
4. "Hell Could Freeze" (featuring Angel Haze) 4:40
5. "Spoons" (featuring MNEK and Syron) Emenike 5:22
6. "Hide" (featuring Sinead Harnett)
  • Emenike
  • Harnett
6:01
7. "Powerless" (featuring Becky Hill)
  • Becky Hill
  • Hannah Symons
3:55
8. "More Than Anything" (featuring Emeli Sandé)
  • Emeli Sandé
  • Jessica Symonds
  • Renell Shaw
4:55
9. "Not Giving In" (featuring John Newman and Alex Clare) John Newman 3:59
10. "Baby" (featuring MNEK and Sinead Harnett)
  • Emenike
  • Harnett
4:00
11. "Waiting All Night" (featuring Ella Eyre)
  • James Newman
  • Harris
4:52
12. "Free" (featuring Emeli Sandé) Emeli Sandé 5:06

Platinum edition[edit]

Platinum Edition bonus tracks[18]
No. Title Length
13. "Free" (featuring Emeli Sandé and Nas) 4:29
14. "Waiting All Night" (featuring Ella Eyre) (Kidnap Kid Remix) 3:26
15. "Hell Could Freeze" (featuring Angel Haze) (Skream Remix) 6:34
16. "Right Here" (featuring Foxes) (Andy C Remix) 4:32
17. "Feel the Love" (featuring John Newman) (Gorgon City Remix) 4:00
Notes
  • The enhanced CD gives you access to bonus content including free downloads of the deluxe edition bonus tracks.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 29 April 2013 (2013-04-29)
  • Digital download
  • CD
Asylum Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RUDIMENTAL". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Waiting All Night - EP by Rudimental". iTunes. 2013-04-14. 
  3. ^ "Rudimental “Hell Could Freeze” (featuring Angel Haze) [Official Single Cover]". Ultimate Music. josepvinaixa. 16 Jan 2013. 
  4. ^ "Rudimental - "Hell Could Freeze" ft. Angel Haze". SoundCloud. RudimentalUK. 27 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Rudimental x Angel Haze - Hell Could Freeze". YouTube. TheRealAngelHaze. 27 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Rudimental ft. Angel Haze - Hell Could Freeze [Zane Lowe BBC Radio 1]". YouTube. RudimentalUk. 28 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Rudimental - Baby (feat. MNEK & Sinead Harnett)". YouTube. RudimentalUk. 24 Apr 2013. 
  8. ^ Rudimental - Soundcloud Remix Competition
  9. ^ "Home Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  10. ^ Sherburne, Philip (2013-08-06). "Rudimental - Home Review". Spin.com. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  11. ^ Perry, Kevin (26 April 2013). "Rudimental - 'Home'". NME. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  12. ^ Boy, Davey (1 May 2013). "Album Review - Rudimental: Home". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  13. ^ Smithson, Logan (2013-08-01). "Rudimental: Home". PopMatters.com. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  14. ^ MacInnes, Paul (2013-04-26). "Rudimental: Home". TheGuardian.com. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  15. ^ "Home – Rudimental". Metacritic. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  16. ^ "Rudimental - Home (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 
  17. ^ iTunes - Music - Home (Deluxe Edition) by Rudimental
  18. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00GCI94O2/ref=mw_dp_mpd?pd=1&qid=1385491767&sr=8-3
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  21. ^ "Rudimental – Home". dutchcharts.nl/ Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  22. ^ "Chart Archive > May 11, 2013". Official Charts Company. 2013-05-11. 
  23. ^ "End of Year Charts – ARIA Top 100 Albums 2014". ARIA Charts. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  24. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  25. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Rudimental – Home". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 
  26. ^ "British album certifications – Rudimental – Home". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Home in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search