Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

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Dr Boondigga and the Big BW
Dr Boondigga and the Big BW.jpg
Studio album by Fat Freddy's Drop
Released 2 June 2009
Genre Dub, jazz, reggae, roots
Length 69:29
Label The Drop
Producer Fat Freddy's Drop
Fat Freddy's Drop chronology
Based on a True Story
(2005)
Dr Boondigga and the Big BW
(2009)
Blackbird
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Dominion Post 4/5 stars[2]
The New Zealand Herald 4/5 stars[3]

Dr Boondigga and the Big BW is the second studio album by the New Zealand group Fat Freddy's Drop, released on 2 June 2009 on The Drop. The album became a number-one album in New Zealand in its first week of release and was certified Platinum in four days.[4] It has since been certified 2x Platinum.

The record was the highest-selling album in New Zealand for that year, selling over 30,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and performed by Fat Freddy's Drop.[5]

  1. "Big BW" – 6:15
  2. "Shiverman" – 10:36
  3. "Boondigga" – 6:00
  4. "The Raft" – 7:13
  5. "Pull the Catch" – 5:18
  6. "The Camel" featuring Alice Russell – 9:38
  7. "The Nod" – 8:41
  8. "Wild Wind" – 6:58
  9. "Breakthrough" – 8:50

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 45
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 97
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 97
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[9] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Rick. "Review: Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". Allmusic. Retrieved 8 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Schulz, Chris. "Review: Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". The Dominion Post. Retrieved 23 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Kara, Scott (27 May 2009). "Review: Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 23 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". RealGroovy. Retrieved 23 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "Dr Boondigga and the Big BW album artwork" (PDF). The Drop. Retrieved 23 June 2009. 
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Fat Freddys Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW". Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 October 2015.