Flume (album)

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Flume
Purple album artwork
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 9, 2012 (2012-11-09)
Genre
Length49:53
LabelFuture Classic
ProducerHarley Streten
Flume chronology
Flume
(2012)
Lockjaw EP
(2013)
Deluxe edition cover
Flume Deluxe Edition album cover.jpg
Singles from Flume
  1. "On Top"
    Released: June 2012
  2. "Sleepless"
    Released: September 2012
  3. "Holdin On"
    Released: November 2012

Flume is the debut studio album by Australian electronic musician Flume. It was released on 9 November 2012, by Future Classic.[1] The deluxe edition of the album was released on 12 November 2013.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound6/10 stars[4]
NME7/10 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media7.4/10[6]
PopMatters4/5 stars[7]
Q4/5 stars[8][page needed]
This is Fake DIY8/10 stars[9]

Upon its release, Flume received generally positive reviews. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album holds an average score of 73, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Harley Streten unless otherwise noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Sintra"2:35
2."Holdin On"2:34
3."Left Alone" (featuring Chet Faker)3:29
4."Sleepless" (featuring Jezzabell Doran)3:29
5."On Top" (featuring T.Shirt)3:51
6."Stay Close"2:56
7."Insane" (featuring Moon Holiday)3:33
8."Change"2:30
9."Ezra"3:37
10."More Than You Thought"4:05
11."Space Cadet"2:12
12."Bring You Down" (featuring George Maple)4:38
13."Warm Thoughts"3:48
14."What You Need"4:10
15."Star Eyes"2:26

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Flume adapted from Allmusic.[1]

  • Harley Stretenproduction
  • Nick Murphy – composition (track 3)
  • Jezzabell Doran – composition (track 4)
  • Jessica Higgs – composition
  • Jesse Sewell – composition
  • George Tryfonos – composition
  • Alex Ward – composition
  • Jay Ryves – art direction
  • Michael Zito – artwork

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[10] 1
Australian Independent Label Albums[11] 1
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[12] 139
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[13] 180
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[14] 67
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[15] 12
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[16] 12

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
Australian Albums Chart[17] 57
Australian Artist Albums Chart[18] 14
Chart (2013) Position
Australian Albums Chart[19] 11
Australian Artist Albums Chart[20] 1
Chart (2014) Position
Australian Albums Chart[21] 67

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[22] 2× Platinum 140,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[23] Gold 7,500^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collar, Matt. "Flume - Flume". Allmusic. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  2. ^ a b "iTunes - Flume (Deluxe Edition)". iTunes. iTunes. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Flume by Flume". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  4. ^ Rolle, Kat (14 February 2013). "Album Review: Flume - Flume". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  5. ^ Rowe, Siân. "Flume - 'Flume'". NME. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  6. ^ Brown, Harley (22 February 2013). "Flume: Flume". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  7. ^ Wright, Darryl (21 February 2013). "Flume: Flume". PopMatters. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  8. ^ Q: 101. March 2013. The musical collage approach, is the starting point for a captivating album of pop electronica. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ Milton, Jamie (18 February 2013). "Flume - Flume". This is Fake DIY. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  10. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Flume – Flume". Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Independent Label Albums Charts". Australian Independent Record Labels Association. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  12. ^ "Ultratop.be – Flume – Flume" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Ultratop.be – Flume – Flume" (in French). Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Flume – Flume" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Flume – Flume". Hung Medien.
  16. ^ "Flume Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard.
  17. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2012". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 9 January 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  18. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Australian Artists Albums 2012". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  19. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  20. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Australian Artists Albums 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  21. ^ "End of Year Charts – ARIA Top 100 Albums 2014". ARIA Charts. Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 11 January 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  22. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  23. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Flume – Flume". Recorded Music NZ. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2016.