Decent Work for Decent Pay

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Decent Work for Decent Pay
Decent Work for Decent Pay cover.jpg
Compilation album by Diplo
Released January 26, 2009 (2009-01-26)
Genre Dance, electronic
Length 60:23
Label Big Dada
Producer Diplo
Diplo chronology
FabricLive.24
(2004)FabricLive.242004
Decent Work for Decent Pay
(2009)
Random White Dude Be Everywhere
(2014)Random White Dude Be Everywhere2014
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 60/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B−[3]
BBC Music mixed[4]
Drowned in Sound 5/10[5]
The Guardian unfavorable[6]
MusicOMH 4/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork 5.2/10[8]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[9]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[10]

Decent Work for Decent Pay is a compilation album by Diplo. It was released on Big Dada on January 26, 2009.[9]

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Decent Work for Decent Pay received an average score of 60% based on 10 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[1]

C. T. Heaney of PopMatters gave the album 5 stars out of 10, saying, "it goes in so many different directions (some expertly, some unimpressively) that it's hard to tell what, exactly, Diplo is trying to accomplish by putting it all here in one place."[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Newsflash" (featuring Sandra Melody) Diplo 3:07
2. "Paper Planes (Diplo Remix)" (featuring Bun B and Rich Boy) M.I.A. 3:26
3. "Put That Pussy on Me (Diplo Tonite Remix)" Spank Rock 3:45
4. "Reload It" Kano 3:49
5. "200" Diplo 2:27
6. "Where Is Home? (Diplo Remix)" Bloc Party 6:25
7. "Let's Make Love and Listen to Death from Above (Diplo Remix)" CSS 4:18
8. "Solta o Frango" Bonde do Rolê 2:18
9. "Heater (Diplo Extended Edit)" Samim 4:33
10. "Shake a Fist (Diplo Remix)" Hot Chip 4:07
11. "Way More Brazil" Diplo 3:22
12. "Veni Vidi Vici (Diplo Remix)" Black Lips 3:44
13. "The Whistler (Diplo Remix)" Claude VonStroke 4:19
14. "Smash a Kangaroo" Diplo 3:29
15. "Young Folks (Diplo Youngest Folks Remix)" Peter Bjorn and John 6:10

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[11] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Decent Work For Decent Pay by Diplo". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Diplo - Decent Work for Decent Pay: Selected Works, Vol. 1". AllMusic. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (February 3, 2009). "Diplo: Decent Work For Decent Pay". The A.V. Club. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ Pattison, Louis (2009). "Diplo - Decent Work For Decent Pay - Review". BBC Music. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ Scott-Delany, Finn (February 5, 2009). "Diplo - Decent Work for Decent Pay: Collected Works Volume One". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (January 22, 2009). "Diplo: Decent Work for Decent Pay". The Guardian. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  7. ^ Keens, Oliver (January 26, 2009). "Diplo – Decent Work For Decent Pay". MusicOMH. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  8. ^ Harvell, Jess (February 3, 2009). "Diplo: Decent Work for Decent Pay". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c Heaney, C. T. (February 11, 2009). "Diplo: Decent Work for Decent Pay". PopMatters. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  10. ^ Hoard, Christian (February 5, 2009). "Diplo - Decent Work For Decent Pay: Selected Works Volume I". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 13, 2009. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Diplo - Chart history - Top Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 

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