15 Again

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15 Again
Cassius 15 Again.jpg
Studio album by
Released11 September 2006 (2006-09-11)
Recorded2006 in Ibiza
GenreFrench house
Length58:20
LabelEMI
Producer
  • Philippe Zdar
  • Boom Bass
Cassius chronology
Au Rêve
(2002)
15 Again
(2006)
Ibifornia
(2016)

15 Again is the third album by French electronic duo Cassius, released in September 2006 by record label EMI.

Writing, recording and production[edit]

The album was written and produced by Cassius members Phillippe Zdar and Boom Bass and was recorded in three weeks in Ibiza. It includes a collaboration with hip hop producer and performer Pharrell Williams. Other collaborators include Sébastien Tellier, -M-, Etienne de Crécy and Le Knight Club (otherwise known as Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Eric Chedeville).

Release[edit]

15 Again was released on 11 September 2006 by record label EMI. Remixes for the album's first single "Toop Toop" were released in the United States on 21 September.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Pitchfork7.2/10[3]
Spin3/5 stars[4]

Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, reported an average score of 84 based on 6 reviews, described as "universal acclaim".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Toop Toop"
  2. "Rock Number One"
  3. "This Song"
  4. "15 Again"
  5. "All I Want"
  6. "Eye Water" (featuring Pharrell Williams)
  7. "See Me Now"
  8. "A Mile from Here"
  9. "Jackrock"
  10. "Cactus"
  11. "La Notte"
  12. "Cria Cuervos"
US version

The US version released by HBF/Justice replaces "Cria Cuervos" with "Shame Shame Chérie" in a slightly different order:

  1. "Toop Toop"
  2. "Rock Number One"
  3. "This Song"
  4. "15 Again"
  5. "All I Want"
  6. "Eye Water" (featuring Pharrell Williams)
  7. "See Me Now"
  8. "A Mile from Here"
  9. "Jackrock"
  10. "Cactus"
  11. "Shame Shame Chérie"
  12. "La Notte"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for 15 Again by Cassius – Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  2. ^ Wood, Mikael (19 October 2007). "15 Again Review EW.com". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 7 June 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  3. ^ "15 Again Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  4. ^ Walters, Barry. "Cassius, '15 Again' (Astralwerks) | Spin.com". Spin. Archived from the original on 18 May 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011.