Awfully Deep

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Awfully Deep
RootsManuva AwfullyDeep albumcover.jpg
Studio album by Roots Manuva
Released 28 January 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 51:27 (original)
74:42 (limited edition)
Label Big Dada
BDCD072 (original)
BDCD072X (limited edition)
Producer Roots Manuva (Lord Gosh), The Easy Access Orchestra, Blackitude, Wayne Bennett, Steve Dub
Roots Manuva chronology
Dub Come Save Me
(2002)
Awfully Deep
(2005)
Back To Mine: Roots Manuva
(2005)
Singles from Awfully Deep
  1. "Colossal Insight"
    Released: 17 January 2005
  2. "Too Cold"
    Released: 21 March 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 80/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Blender 3/5 stars[3]
Dusted Magazine favorable[4]
The Guardian 5/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork 6.4/10[6]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[7]
Stylus Magazine A−[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[9]
Yahoo! Music favorable [10]

Awfully Deep is a studio album by British alternative hip hop artist Roots Manuva, released in 2005 by Big Dada.

A limited edition version of the CD was released, which included a second disc entitled The Noodle Pack: Demos, Versions and Exclusives.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 80% based on 19 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Mind 2 Motion" Lord Gosh 4:46
2. "Awfully Deep" Lord Gosh 4:02
3. "Cause 4 Pause" (featuring DJ MK) Lord Gosh 1:11
4. "Colossal Insight" Lord Gosh 3:45
5. "Too Cold" (featuring Hazel Sim and DJ MK) Roots Manuva, The Easy Access Orchestra 3:58
6. "A Haunting" Roots Manuva, The Easy Access Orchestra 3:57
7. "Rebel Heart" (featuring Marshmello) Roots Manuva 3:33
8. "Chin High" (featuring DJ MK) Roots Manuva 5:25
9. "Babylon Medicine" Blackitude 3:16
10. "Pause 4 Cause" Lord Gosh, Steve Dub 1:28
11. "Move Ya Loin" (featuring Lotek) Wayne Lotek 3:12
12. "Thinking" Lord Gosh 4:48
13. "The Falling" The Easy Access Orchestra 3:52
14. "Toothbrush" Lord Gosh 4:14
Limited edition bonus disc
No. Title Length
1. "Chin High (Manuvadelics Version)" (featuring Ricky Rankin & DJ MK) 5.12
2. "Too Cold (Demo Version)" 3.27
3. "Colossal Insight (Manoustic at Reading)" (featuring Ricky Rankin & DJ MK) 3.59
4. "Rebel Heart" (Manuvadelics Version)" (featuring Ricky Rankin & DJ MK) 3.18
5. "The Falling (Demo Version) / This World Is Mine (Demo Version)" 7.19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Awfully Deep by Roots Manuva". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. Awfully Deep at AllMusic. Retrieved 2 October 2011.
  3. ^ Weiner, Jonah. "Awfully Deep". Blender. Alpha Media Group. Archived from the original on 24 June 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Drimmer, Josh (26 May 2005). "Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Peschek, David (28 January 2005). "CD: Roots Manuva, Awfully Deep". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  6. ^ Breihan, Tom (27 March 2005). "Roots Manuva: Awfully Deep Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Braidwood, Stefan (15 February 2005). "Roots Manuva: Awfully Deep". PopMatters. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  8. ^ Southall, Nick (4 February 2005). "Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep - Review". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  10. ^ Yahoo! Music review

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