Beware of the Dogs

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Beware of the Dogs
Beware of the Dogs Stella Donnelly.jpg
Studio album by
Released8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
Length42:32
LabelSecretly Canadian
Producer
  • Dean Tuza
  • Jordan Shakespeare
  • Drew Vandenberg

Beware of the Dogs is the debut studio album by Welsh-Australian musician Stella Donnelly. It was released in March 2019 under Secretly Canadian.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Consequence of SoundB+[3]
Exclaim!9/10[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
NME4/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork7.6/10[7]
Q4/5 stars[8]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[9]
Uncut7/10[10]
Vice (Expert Witness)A−[11]

Reviewing for Vice, Robert Christgau said the album is, "in plain English and unassuming soprano, a musical encyclopedia of assholes, all male not just because she's female but because assholes generally are."[11]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Old Man"3:33
2."Mosquito"3:11
3."Season's Greetings"2:49
4."Allergies"2:55
5."Tricks"4:06
6."Boys Will Be Boys"4:04
7."Lunch"3:40
8."Bistro"2:03
9."Die"2:54
10."Beware of the Dogs"3:35
11."U Owe Me"2:40
12."Watching Telly"4:45
13."Face It"2:17

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[12] 15
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[13] 16
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[14] 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beware of the Dogs by Stella Donnelly". Metacritic. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  2. ^ Thomas, Fred. "Beware of the Dogs – Stella Donnelly". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ Dzubay, Laura (12 March 2019). "Stella Donnelly Takes the World to Task on Beware of the Dogs". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  4. ^ Garcia, Brad (5 March 2019). "Stella Donnelly: Beware of the Dogs". Exclaim!. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  5. ^ Lancaster, Brodie (8 March 2019). "Stella Donnelly: Beware of the Dogs review – sweet-sounding songs with a killer bite". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  6. ^ Mylrea, Hannah (15 March 2019). "Stella Donnelly – 'Beware Of The Dogs' review". NME. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  7. ^ Horn, Olivia (11 March 2019). "Stella Donnelly: Beware of the Dogs". Pitchfork. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  8. ^ Solomon, Kate (May 2019). "Stella Donnelly: Beware of the Dogs". Q (397): 111.
  9. ^ Dolan, Jon (12 March 2019). "Review: Stella Donnelly's Real-Talking Indie-Pop Gem 'Beware of the Dogs'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  10. ^ O'Connell, Sharon (April 2019). "Stella Donnelly: Beware of the Dogs". Uncut (263): 28.
  11. ^ a b Christgau, Robert (6 April 2019). "Robert Christgau on Stella Donnelly's Musical Encyclopedia of Assholes". Vice. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Stella Donnelly – Beware of the Dogs". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. 23 March 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  14. ^ "Independent Albums". Billboard. 23 March 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.