The Noise Made by People

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The Noise Made By People
Studio album by Broadcast
Released March 20, 2000
Genre Indie electronic, Dream pop
Length 45:30
Label Warp
Broadcast chronology
Work and Non Work
(1997)
The Noise Made by People
(2000)
Haha Sound
(2003)
Singles from The Noise Made by People
  1. "Echo's Answer"
    Released: November 1, 1999
  2. "Come On Let's Go"
    Released: May 22, 2000

The Noise Made by People is the debut album by the British indie electronic band Broadcast. It was released in 2000 by Warp Records. The album failed to chart in the United Kingdom or the United States but was released to critical acclaim.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Salon.com (Positive)[3]
About.com 5/5 stars[4]
Head Heritage (Positive)[5]

The music online magazine Pitchfork Media placed The Noise Made by People at number 177 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[6] "Echo's Answer", the first single released from the album, was also featured at number 178 on the Pitchfork Media list of top 200 tracks of the 1990s.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Broadcast.

  1. "Long Was the Year" – 3:38
  2. "Unchanging Window" – 3:48
  3. "Minus One" – 2:02
  4. "Come on Let's Go" – 3:17
  5. "Echo's Answer" – 3:12
  6. "Tower of Our Tuning" – 4:30
  7. "Papercuts" – 4:32
  8. "You Can Fall" – 4:24
  9. "Look Outside" – 3:53
  10. "Until Then" – 3:51
  11. "City in Progress" – 3:37
  12. "Dead the Long Year" – 4:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Broadcast - recording, engineering, mixing
  • Steve Perkins - drums on track 8, 11 and 12
  • Keith York - drums on tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 9
  • House At Intro - artwork and photography
  • Paul Glave - engineer on tracks 8 and 10
  • Kenny Patterson - engineer on track 11

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom March 20, 2000 Warp Records LP warplp65[8]
CD warpcd65[8]
United States April 18, 2000 Tommy Boy Records CD TBCD 1413[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Broadcast - The Noise Made by People : Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2008-08-05. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Salon.com review
  4. ^ About.com review
  5. ^ Head Heritage review
  6. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  7. ^ Pitchfork staff (August 30, 2010). "The Top 200 Tracks of the 1990s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 13, 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "album The Noise Made By People". Broadcast. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 

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