Gob (Dels album)

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GOB
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Studio album by DELS
Released 2 May 2011
Recorded 2010 - 2011
(Ipswich & London, UK)
Genre Hip Hop, Electronic
Length 39:08
Label Big Dada / Ninja Tune
BD179
Producer Joe Goddard, Micachu, Kwes.
DELS chronology
GOB
(2011)
Petals Have Fallen
(2014)
Singles from GOB
  1. "Shapeshift"
    Released: 23 August 2010
  2. "Trumpalump"
    Released: 29 November 2010
  3. "GOB"
    Released: 25 April 2011
  4. "Capsize"
    Released: 16 May 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Sunday Times 5/5 stars[1]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[3]
This is Fake DIY 8/10 stars[4]
BBC Music (very positive)[5]
Q Magazine 8/10 stars[6]
Financial Times 4/5 stars[7]
God is in the TV 4.5/5 stars[8]
MOJO 8/10 stars[9]
NME 7/10 stars[10]

GOB is the first studio album by British rapper/graphic designer DELS, released on 2 May 2011. The album was recorded between 2009 and 2011 in London and in Dels' studio at his mother's house in Ipswich.[11] It was produced by Joe Goddard of Hot Chip, alongside Micachu and Kwes.

Reception[edit]

Upon its release, 'GOB' has received good reviews from music critics. The website Metacritic[12] has given the album an aggregated score of 80/100.

Track listing[edit]

Compact Disc/Digital Album[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Hydronenburg" Dickins, Kieren; Sey, Kwesi Kwes. 2:45
2. "Trumpalump" (feat. Joe Goddard) Dickins, K; Goddard, Joe Joe Goddard 3:57
3. "Shapeshift" Dickins, K; Goddard, J Joe Goddard 3:50
4. "Moonshining" Dickins, K; Sey, K Kwes. 3:31
5. "Eating Clouds" Dickins, K; Sey, K Kwes. 4:14
6. "Melting Patterns" Dickins, K; Levi, Mica Micachu 2:32
7. "Capsize" (feat. Joe Goddard and Roots Manuva) Dickins, K; Goddard, J; Smith, Rodney Joe Goddard 3:59
8. "Violina / Bread Before Bed" Dickins, K; Levi, M; Sey, K Micachu / Kwes. 3:55
9. "DLR" (feat. Elan Tamara) Dickins, K; Sey, K; Mottley, Elan Tamara Kwes. 3:36
10. "Droogs" Dickins, K; Sey, K Kwes. 3:19
11. "GOB" Dickins, K; Sey, K; Mottley, E.T Kwes. 3:32
12. "Trumpalump (Quiet Remix)" (feat. Ghostpoet and Joe Goddard - Bonus Track) Dickins, K; Goddard, J; Jimiwe, O Joe Goddard 4:41

Vinyl LP[edit]

Double album vinyl LP release.

Personnel[edit]

  • Dels – Vocals
  • Tracks 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 and 11 - produced by Kwes.
  • Tracks 3 and 7 - additional production by Kwes.
  • Tracks 2, 3, 7 and 12 - produced by Joe Goddard
  • Tracks 6 and 8 - produced by Micachu
  • Joe Goddard - Guest vocalist
  • Elan Tamara - Guest vocalist
  • Roots Manuva - Guest vocalist
  • Ghostpoet - Guest Vocalist
  • Mixed by Bob Earland
  • Mastered By Kevin Metcalfe
  • Vocals recorded by Elijah Turay
  • Art Direction by Us Design Studio & Dels
  • A&R - Will Ashon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dels - Gob - Review=Gob". The Sunday Times. 2011-05-01. 
  2. ^ Fox, Killian (2011-05-01). "DELS Gob – review / Music / The Observer". The Observer. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 
  3. ^ Monroe, Jazz (3 May 2011). Dels - Gob / Releases / Drowned In Sound. Drowned In Sound. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  4. ^ Davies, Matthew (2 May 2011). Dels - Gob / Album Reviews / DIY This Is Fake DIY. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  5. ^ Beattie, Ele (28 April 2011). BBC – Music – Review of Dels – Gob BBC Music. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  6. ^ Reviews of Gob by Dels, collected by Any Decent Music
  7. ^ Any Decent Music. Financial Times - Review of DELS: GOB. Q Magazine. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  8. ^ Tae, James (8 May 2011).God is in the TV - DELS - GOB (Big Dada). God Is In The TV. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  9. ^ Reviews of Gob by Dels, collected by Metacritic. MOJO. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  10. ^ Dels - Album Review DELS - 'GOB' - Album Reviews - NME.COM NME.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  11. ^ Saxelby, Ruth (4 May 2011). DELS's guide to Ipswich | Dummy - Features. Dummy. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.
  12. ^ (6 December 2011). Critic Reviews for Gob at Metacritic. Metacritic. Retrieved on 2011-12-06.