Everything Ecstatic

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Everything Ecstatic
Studio album by Four Tet
Released 23 May 2005 (UK)
Genre Electronic
Length 45:22
Label Domino Records
WIG154 (UK) / DNO061 (US)
Producer Kieran Hebden
Four Tet chronology
Late Night Tales: Four Tet
(2004)
Everything Ecstatic
(2005)
Remixes
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Daily Telegraph (favourable)[2]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[3]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]
NME (8/10)[5]
The Observer 4/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10)[7]
PopMatters (8/10)[8]
Q 3.5/5 stars[9]
The Times 4/5 stars[10]
Uncut 4/5 stars[11]
The Wire (favourable)[12]

Everything Ecstatic is the fourth album by Four Tet, released on 23 May 2005. It reached #59 in the UK charts.[13]

The video for lead single "Smile Around the Face" features actor Mark Heap.


Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Joy" – 3:07
  2. "Smile Around the Face" – 4:30
  3. "Fuji Check" – 0:23
  4. "Sun Drums and Soil" – 6:14
  5. "Clouding" – 1:43
  6. "And Then Patterns" – 4:42
  7. "High Fives" – 5:06
  8. "Turtle Turtle Up" – 2:09
  9. "Sleep, Eat Food, Have Visions" – 7:43
  10. "You Were There With Me" – 5:52

Singles[edit]

  • "Smile Around the Face" (11 April 2005)
  • "Sun Drums and Soil" (11 July 2005)
  • "A Joy" (24 October 2005)

DVD edition[edit]

A DVD edition of the album, featuring a video for each of the tracks, was released on 7 November 2005 and comes with a bonus CD of previously unreleased material, Everything Ecstatic Part 2, the track listing of which is as follows:

  1. "Turtle Turtle Up (extended version)" – 16:16
  2. "Sun Drums and Soil (part 2)" – 5:31
  3. "Watching Wavelength" – 4:31
  4. "This is Six Minutes" – 6:03
  5. "Ending" – 0:50

Everything Ecstatic Part 2 was later released separately on vinyl through Domino Records.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Everything Ecstatic at AllMusic
  2. ^ The Telegraph review, 21 May 2005
  3. ^ The Guardian review, 20 May 2005
  4. ^ Mojo review, Jun 2005, p.98
  5. ^ New Music Express review, 21 May 2005, p.66
  6. ^ The Observer review, 22 May 2005
  7. ^ Dombal, Ryan (1 June 2005). "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  8. ^ PopMatters review, 20 May 2005
  9. ^ Q review, Jun 2005, p.120
  10. ^ The Times review, 28 May 2005
  11. ^ Uncut review, Jun 2005, p.117
  12. ^ The Wire review, #256, p.54
  13. ^ "FOUR TET | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 

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