Chosen Lords

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Chosen Lords
Compilation album by AFX / Aphex Twin
Released 10 April 2006
Recorded 2003–2005
Genre Electronic, acid house, acid techno
Length 56:39
Label Rephlex
Producer Richard D. James
AFX chronology
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Orphaned Deejay Selek 2006-2008
Aphex Twin chronology
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Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 81/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link
The Observer 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10.0) link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link
Playlouder 4/5 stars[2]
Q 4/5 stars[citation needed]
Spin 4.5/5 stars[citation needed]
The Times 3/5 stars link
URB 4.5/5 stars[citation needed]

Chosen Lords is an album by Richard D. James, released under the aliases AFX and Aphex Twin. It is a CD compilation of selected tracks previously released on the vinyl-only Analord series. Limited edition copies distributed with a poster were offered on Warpmart to encourage pre-ordering.

Eight of the 10 tracks are under the "AFX" moniker, while "Fenix Funk 5" and "XMD 5a" are under the Aphex Twin alias.

Chosen Lords reached #82 on the UK Albums Chart.


Initial critical response to Chosen Lords was positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 81, indicating "universal acclaim", based on 19 reviews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Richard D James.

No. Title Length
1. "Fenix Funk 5"   5:06
2. "Reunion 2"   5:15
3. "Pitcard"   6:25
4. "Crying in Your Face"   4:29
5. "Klopjob"   5:32
6. "Boxing Day"   6:50
7. "Batine Acid"   5:34
8. "Cilonen"   5:42
9. "PWSteal.Ldpinch.D"   3:48
10. "XMD 5a"   7:58


  1. ^ a b "Aphex Twin:Chosen Lords (2006): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved 2014-10-26. 
  2. ^ "AFX: Chosen Lords". Playlouder. 10 April 2006. Archived from the original on 20 November 2006. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 

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