Give (Balkan Beat Box album)

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Give
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Studio album by Balkan Beat Box
Released March 6, 2012
Recorded 2011
Genre World music, gypsy punk, electronica, funk, dub
Label Nat Geo Music, Crammed Discs
Producer Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box chronology
Blue Eyed Black Boy
(2010)
Give
(2012)

Give is the fourth studio album by the Israeli electronica-world fusion trio Balkan Beat Box.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Consequence of SoundD-[1]
The Independent5/5 stars[2]
The ProvinceB+[5]
Robert ChristgauA-[4]
Spin7/10[3]

Give received generally favorable reviews from critics, with the exception of a D- from Consequence of Sound's Alex Young. Young wrote that on the album, "the band is able to put checkmarks in all the Balkan Beat Box boxes but fail to meet the standards they set previously in any of them."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Intro (Taste of Where I'm From)"3:24
2."Part of the Glory"4:13
3."Political F**k"3:45
4."Money"3:12
5."Suki Muki"3:56
6."Porno Clown"3:34
7."Minimal"3:55
8."Urge to Be Violent"3:35
9."Look Like You"4:26
10."What a Night"4:23
11."Enemy On Economy"3:42
12."No Man's Land"3:59

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 20

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Young, Alex (5 March 2012). "Balkan Beat Box – Give". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  2. ^ Male, Howard (8 April 2012). "Album: BBB (Balkan Beat Box), Give (Crammed Discs)". The Independent. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ Gehr, Richard (8 March 2012). "Balkan Beat Box, 'Give' (Nat Geo)". Spin. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Consumer Guide: Balkan Beat Box". Robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ Derdeyn, Stuart (14 March 2012). "Balkan Beat Box: Give (Nat Geo Music)". The Province. Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.