Babelsberg (album)

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Babelsberg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 8, 2018 (2018-06-08)
Length40:57
LabelRough Trade
Gruff Rhys chronology
American Interior
(2014)
Babelsberg
(2018)

Babelsberg is the fifth studio album by Welsh musician Gruff Rhys. It was released in June 2018 under Rough Trade Records.

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?7.8/10[1]
Metacritic82/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
DIY Mag4/5 stars[5]
MusicOMH4/5 stars[6]
PopMatters8/10[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Frontier Man"3:35
2."The Club"4:03
3."Oh Dear!"3:16
4."Limited Edition Heart"3:38
5."Take That Call"3:42
6."Drones in the City"3:49
7."Negative Vibes"5:15
8."Same Old Song"4:09
9."Architecture of Amnesia"4:41
10."Selfies in the Sunset"4:49

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Rank Ref.
Drift Records Top 100 Albums of 2018
55
Fopp Top 100 Albums of 2018
71
Mojo Top 75 Albums of 2018
32
Rough Trade Top 100 Albums of 2018
98
Uncut Top 75 Albums of 2018
7

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Babelsberg by Gruff Rhys Review". Anydecentmusic.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Babelsberg - Gruff Rhys". AllMusic.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Hann, Michael (June 8, 2018). "Gruff Rhys: Babelsberg review – never mind dystopia, feel the orchestra". Theguardian.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  5. ^ Goggins, Joe. "Gruff Rhys - Babelsberg". Diymag.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  6. ^ Murphy, John (June 7, 2018). "Gruff Rhys - Babelsberg". Musicomh.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  7. ^ Blum, Jordan (June 7, 2018). "Gruff Rhys: Babelsberg - Album Review". Popmatters.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  8. ^ "Records of the Year 2018". Driftrecords.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  9. ^ "Best Albums of 2018". Fopp.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  10. ^ "MOJO's Best Albums of 2018". Albumoftheyear.org. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  11. ^ "Album of the Year 2018". Roughtrade.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  12. ^ "Uncut's 75 Best Albums of 2018". Albumoftheyear.org. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  13. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 28, 2018.