Everything Ecstatic

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Everything Ecstatic
Four Tet - Everything Ecstatic.jpg
Studio album by Four Tet
Released 23 May 2005
Genre Outsider house
Length 45:22
Label Domino
WIG154 (UK) / DNO061 (US)
Producer Kieran Hebden
Four Tet chronology
Late Night Tales: Four Tet
(2004)
Everything Ecstatic
(2005)
Remixes
(2006)
Singles from Everything Ecstatic
  1. "Smile Around the Face"
    Released: 11 April 2005
  2. "Sun Drums and Soil"
    Released: 11 July 2005
  3. "A Joy"
    Released: 24 October 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Blender 3/5 stars[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
Mojo 4/5 stars[5]
NME 8/10[6]
Pitchfork Media 7.4/10[7]
Q 3/5 stars[8]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[9]
Spin B[10]
The Village Voice A−[11]

Everything Ecstatic is the fourth album by Four Tet, released on 23 May 2005. It reached number 59 on the UK Albums Chart.[12]

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

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. ^ "Reviews for Everything Ecstatic by Four Tet". Metacritic. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Everything Ecstatic – Four Tet". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". Blender (37): 109. June 2005. 
  4. ^ Petridis, Alexis (20 May 2005). "Four Tet, Everything Ecstatic". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". Mojo (139): 98. June 2005. 
  6. ^ "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". NME: 66. 21 May 2005. 
  7. ^ Dombal, Ryan (1 June 2005). "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic". Q (227): 120. June 2005. 
  9. ^ Hoard, Christian (16 June 2005). "Everything Ecstatic : Four Tet". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 22 June 2005. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  10. ^ "Breakdown". Spin. 21 (6): 108. June 2005. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert (26 July 2005). "Consumer Guide: Laptop for Desktoppers". The Village Voice. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  12. ^ "FOUR TET | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 

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