End It All

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End It All
Studio album by Beans
Released February 15, 2011 (2011-02-15)
Genre Hip hop
Length 32:56
Label Anticon
Producer Ade Firth, Nobody, Four Tet, Bumps, Sam Fog, Tobacco, Son Lux, In Flagranti, That Kid Prolific, Fred Bigot, Clark
Beans chronology
Thorns
(2008)Thorns2008
End It All
(2011)
Wolves of the World / Love Me Tonight / Haast
(2017)Wolves of the World / Love Me Tonight / Haast2017
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 68/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
BBC Music favorable[3]
Consequence of Sound C−[4]
Pitchfork 7.3/10[5]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[6]
Prefix 8.5/10[7]
The Skinny 4/5 stars[8]
Spin favorable[9]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[10]
XLR8R 5.5/10[11]

End It All is a 2011 studio album by American rapper Beans, released on Anticon.[12] Produced by Four Tet and Tobacco, among others,[13] it features a guest appearance from Tunde Adebimpe.[14]

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, End It All received an average score of 68% based on 15 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Eric Grandy of Pitchfork gave the album a 7.3 out of 10, calling it "another well-earned notch in Beans' solo belt and a testament to the strength of his artistic vision".[5] Bram Gieben of The Skinny gave the album 4 stars out of 5, saying, "Crucially, at 33 minutes, and most tracks under four, End It All never outstays its welcome."[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Superstar Destroyer" Ade Firth 3:43
2. "Death Sweater" Nobody 4:01
3. "Glue Traps" Four Tet 1:23
4. "Electric Eliminator" Bumps 2:02
5. "Electric Bitch" Sam Fog 3:47
6. "Glass Coffins" Tobacco 2:31
7. "Blue Movie" Son Lux 2:37
8. "Mellow You Out" (featuring Tunde Adebimpe) In Flagranti 2:08
9. "Air Is Free" In Flagranti 3:14
10. "Forever Living Fresh" That Kid Prolific 1:48
11. "Anvil Falling" Four Tet 0:53
12. "Hardliner" Fred Bigot 3:36
13. "Hunter" Clark 1:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "End It All by Beans". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "End It All - Beans". AllMusic. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ Diver, Mike (February 15, 2011). "Beans - End It All - Review". BBC Music. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  4. ^ Kivel, Adam (March 4, 2011). "Beans - End It All". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b Grandy, Eric (February 14, 2011). "Beans: End It All". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  6. ^ Schiller, Mike (February 22, 2011). "Beans: End It All". PopMatters. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  7. ^ Martin, Andrew (November 2, 2010). "Beans - End It All". Prefix. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  8. ^ a b Gieben, Bram (January 25, 2011). "Beans - End It All". The Skinny. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  9. ^ Reeves, Mosi (February 15, 2011). "Beans, ‘End It All’ (Anticon)". Spin. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  10. ^ Morris, David. "Beans - End It All". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  11. ^ Fallon, Patric (February 16, 2011). "Beans - End It All". XLR8R. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  12. ^ Myers, Erik (March 11, 2011). "Beans: Spitting Rhymes With Consistency And Quickness". NPR. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  13. ^ Nickum, Stefan (November 2, 2010). "Beans of Antipop Consortium to Release Full-Length on Anticon". XLR8R. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  14. ^ Hughes, Josiah (November 2, 2010). "Antipop Consortium's Beans Ropes in Four Tet, Tobacco, Tunde Adebimpe for New Anticon Album". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 

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