Cerulean (album)

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Cerulean
BathsCeruleanCover.jpg
Studio album by Baths
Released July 22, 2010 (2010-07-22)
Genre Electronic
Length 43:24
Label Anticon
Producer Baths
Baths chronology
Cerulean
(2010)
Pop Music/False B-Sides
(2011)

Cerulean is the first studio album by American electronic musician Baths released on July 22 2010 on Anticon.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club A-[3]
BBC favorable[4]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[5]
Exclaim! favorable[6]
Pitchfork Media 8.2/10[7]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[8]
Resident Advisor 4/5[9]
The Skinny 4/5 stars[10]
Spin 6/10[11]

The album has received generally favorable reviews from critics. It was included on two end-of-year lists; it was named by The A.V. Club as the 21st best album of 2010,[12] while Pitchfork Media gave it an "Honorable Mention" in their countdown of the best albums of 2010.[13]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Apologetic Shoulder Blades"   2:29
2. "Lovely Bloodflow"   3:35
3. "Maximalist"   3:19
4. "♥"   3:17
5. "Aminals"   3:18
6. "Rafting Starlit Everglades"   3:52
7. "Hall"   3:31
8. "You're My Excuse to Travel"   3:34
9. "Rain Smell"   4:23
10. "Indoorsy"   2:44
11. "Plea"   4:15
12. "Departure"   4:48
13. "Thaumas" (bonus track) 5:17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellison, Kyle (September 7, 2010). "Interview - DiS meets Baths". Drowned in Sound. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Cerulean - Baths". AllMusic. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ Adams, Erik (December 21, 2010). "Baths: Cerulean". The A.V. Club. 
  4. ^ Diver, Mike (2010). "Baths - Cerulean - Review". BBC. 
  5. ^ Ellison, Kyle (July 30, 2010). "Baths - Cerulean". Drowned in Sound. 
  6. ^ Hamspon, Ashley (July 13, 2010). "Baths - Cerulean". Exclaim!. 
  7. ^ Cohen, Ian (July 9, 2010). "Baths: Cerulean". Pitchfork Media. 
  8. ^ Copplestone, Joe (July 1, 2010). "Baths: Cerulean". PopMatters. 
  9. ^ Willens, Max (September 1, 2010). "Baths - Cerulean". Resident Advisor. 
  10. ^ Skivington, Martin (August 16, 2010). "Baths – Cerulean". The Skinny. 
  11. ^ Hogan, Marc (June 22, 2010). "Baths, 'Cerulean' (Anticon)". Spin. 
  12. ^ "The best music of 2010", The A.V. Club, December 8, 2010, retrieved December 20, 2010 
  13. ^ Neyland, Nick (December 15, 2010), "Albums of the Year: Honorable Mention", Pitchfork Media, retrieved December 20, 2010 

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