Fever Dream (Ben Watt album)

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Fever Dream
Studio album by Ben Watt
Released 8 April 2016
Recorded London
Length 43:07
Label Unmade Road
Producer Ben Watt
Ben Watt chronology
Hendra
(2014)
Fever Dream
(2016)

Fever Dream is the third solo studio album by English singer, songwriter, author, and multi-instrumentalist Ben Watt.[1][2] It was released on 8 April 2016 on Unmade Road. Self-produced at RAK Studios in London, it continues his relationship with guitarist Bernard Butler begun on his award-winning 2014 album, Hendra,[3] and adds guest cameos from MC Taylor of North Carolina folk-rock band, Hiss Golden Messenger, and Boston singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler. It received a 9/10 review in Uncut magazine.[4] In a four-star review, the Guardian said: 'In his early 50s, he is making some of the best music of his career.'[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Gradually"Ben Watt5:29
2."Fever Dream"Ben Watt3:51
3."Between Two Fires"Ben Watt3:20
4."Winter’s Eve"Ben Watt4:05
5."Women’s Company"Ben Watt5:09
6."Faces of My Friends"Ben Watt4:50
7."Running with the Front Runners"Ben Watt4:41
8."Never Goes Away"Ben Watt2:52
9."Bricks and Wood"Ben Watt4:22
10."New Year of Grace"Benjamin Goldwasser, Andrew VanWyngarden, Ben Watt4:28

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[6] 53

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ben Watt – watch the video to his new single Gradually". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ Laggan, Michelle. "Ben Watt – "Fever Dream" (Feat. Hiss Golden Messenger) (Stereogum Premiere)". Stereogum. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Hendra Award". Clash Music.
  4. ^ "Uncut Review". Uncut.
  5. ^ "Guardian Review". Guardian.
  6. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 April 2016.