Black Sands

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Black Sands
Bonobo - Black Sands.jpg
Studio album by Bonobo
Released 29 March 2010
Genre
Length 55:06
Label Ninja Tune
Bonobo chronology
Days to Come
(2006)Days to Come2006
Black Sands
(2010)
The North Borders
(2013)The North Borders2013
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
BBC (positive)[2]
musicOMH 4.5/5 stars[3]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[4]
The Times 4/5 stars[5]

Black Sands is the fourth studio album by English DJ Bonobo. It was released on 29 March 2010. The cover features a photograph taken of Derwentwater, in northern England. The tower in the background is located in Castlerigg (54°35′29.95″N 3°7′3.43″W / 54.5916528°N 3.1176194°W / 54.5916528; -3.1176194Coordinates: 54°35′29.95″N 3°7′3.43″W / 54.5916528°N 3.1176194°W / 54.5916528; -3.1176194).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written and performed by Bonobo.

No. Title Length
1. "Prelude" 1:18
2. "Kiara" 3:50
3. "Kong" 3:58
4. "Eyesdown" (featuring Andreya Triana) 5:26
5. "El Toro" 3:44
6. "We Could Forever" 4:20
7. "1009" 4:30
8. "All in Forms" 4:52
9. "The Keeper" (featuring Andreya Triana) 4:49
10. "Stay the Same" (featuring Andreya Triana) 4:45
11. "Animals" 6:45
12. "Black Sands" 6:49

Personnel[edit]

  • Bonobo – piano, bass, upright bass, guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, keyboards, Fender Rhodes, harmonium, harp, vibraphone, music box
  • Andreya Triana – vocals (track 4, 9 & 10)
  • Mike Simmonds – violins, violas
  • Mike Lesirge – flute, saxophone, clarinet (track 5 & 12)
  • Alan Hardiman – trombone (track 5 & 10)
  • Ryan Jacob – trumpet (track 5 & 10)
  • Jack Wyllie – saxophone (track 10)
  • Tom Chant – saxophone, bass clarinet (track 11)
  • Graham Fox – drums (track 11)
  • Jack Baker – drums (track 12)

Trivia[edit]

In Roman numerals, the 7th track title, "1009", reads as "MIX".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "Review: Black Sands". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Music - Review of Bonobo - Black Sands". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Bonobo - Black Sands | album reviews". musicOMH. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Hung, Estella. "Bonobo: Black Sands < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  5. ^ Clay, Joe (2010-03-27). "Bonobo Black Sands". The Times. London. 

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