Begone Dull Care (album)

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Begone Dull Care
Begone Dull Care.jpg
Studio album by Junior Boys
Released March 24, 2009 (Canada)
April 7, 2009 (USA)
Recorded 2008
Genre Electronica
Length 47:12
Label Domino Records
Junior Boys chronology
So This Is Goodbye
Begone Dull Care
It's All True
Alternate cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
CokeMachineGlow (55/100)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[3]
Spin 2.5/5 stars[4]
Tiny Mix Tapes 2.5/5 stars[5]

Begone Dull Care is the third studio album by Canadian synthpop duo Junior Boys, released in 2009. The album was released on March 24 in Canada and April 7 in the United States.[6]

It is named for Begone Dull Care, a short film by National Film Board animator Norman McLaren inspired by the music of Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, which influenced the album's conception and creation.[6] The front cover gives the band name in French, along with Caprice en Couleurs, the French title of the film; the entirety of the liner notes is presented bilingually, including song titles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Parallel Lines" – 6:31
  2. "Work" – 6:32
  3. "Bits & Pieces" – 4:01
  4. "Dull to Pause" – 4:52
  5. "Hazel" – 6:13
  6. "Sneak a Picture" – 7:00
  7. "The Animator" – 5:07
  8. "What It's For" – 6:56

iTunes bonus track

  1. "Work (Prins Thomas Remix)" – 10:59