One Plus One Is One

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One Plus One Is One
Studio album by Badly Drawn Boy
Released 21 June 2004
Recorded June 2003, Moolah Rouge Studio, Stockport, UK
Genre Rock and roll, folk
Length 55:13 (61:37 U.S version)
Label XL Recordings, Twisted Nerve Records
Producer Badly Drawn Boy, Andy Votel
Badly Drawn Boy chronology
Have You Fed the Fish?
(2002)
One Plus One Is One
(2004)
Born in the U.K.
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Dotmusic 8/10[2]
musicOMH (favorable)[3]
Pitchfork Media 3/10[4]

One Plus One Is One is the fourth studio album by Badly Drawn Boy, released in 2004. It is his last album for XL Recordings.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "One Plus One Is One" – 4:18
  2. "Easy Love" – 3:02
  3. "Summertime in Wintertime" – 3:02
  4. "This Is That New Song" – 4:07
  5. "Another Devil Dies" – 5:01
  6. "The Blossoms" – 2:01
  7. "Year of the Rat" – 4:43
  8. "Four Leaf Clover" – 4:19
  9. "Fewer Words" – 1:13
  10. "Logic of a Friend" – 4:38
  11. "Stockport" – 2:37
  12. "Life Turned Upside Down" – 3:24
  13. "Take the Glory" – 5:02
  14. "Holy Grail" – 8:13
  15. "Don't Ask Me I'm Only the President" (U.S. version only) – 1:36
  16. "Plan-B" (U.S. version only) – 4:47

Musicians[edit]

  • Damon Gough - Vocals, Guitars (acoustic & electric), Piano, Celeste, Clavinet, Wurlitzer Fun-Maker, Hammond Organ, Melotron, Fender Rhodes Piano, Glockenspiel, Banjo.
  • Alex Thomas AKA Earl Shilton - Drums, Timpani, Gong, Bells, Orchestral crash cymbal.
  • Sean McCann - Bass.
  • Andy Votel - Tubular Bells, Cymabls, Cowbell, Chimes, Samples and effects.
  • Bob Marsh - Trumpet Trk 1&5.
  • Roger Wickham - Flute Trk 2,3,5,6,14.
  • Chris Worsey - Cello Trk 1,4,13. Electric Cello Trk 14.
  • Oliver Heath - Violin Trk 1,4,13.
  • Charles Ashby - Percussion Trk 5.
  • Norman Mcleod - Slide Guitar Trk 14.
  • Colin Mcleod - Accordion Trk 14.
  • Stockport Music Project (STOMP) - Vocals Trk 7,14.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather. One Plus One Is One at AllMusic. Retrieved 19 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Badly Drawn Boy One Plus One Is One Album Review". Dotmusic. Archived from the original on 19 December 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ John Murphy. "Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One Is One". musicOMH. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Sam Ubl (21 July 2004). "Badly Drawn Boy: One Plus One Is One review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 19 December 2011.