Gumboot Soup

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Gumboot Soup
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Gumboot Soup.jpg
Studio album by
Released31 December 2017 (2017-12-31)
Studio
  • Flightless HQ (tracks 1, 4, 8-11; add. on tracks 2, 3, 6, 7)
  • Rada, Perth (tracks 2, 7)
  • Joey's bedroom (track 5)
  • Whammy Bar, Auckland (add. on tracks 2, 4, 5)
Genre
Length44:08
LabelFlightless
ProducerStu Mackenzie
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard chronology
Polygondwanaland
(2017)
Gumboot Soup
(2017)
Fishing for Fishies
(2019)
Singles from Gumboot Soup
  1. "Beginner's Luck"
    Released: 12 December 2017
  2. "All Is Known"
    Released: 12 December 2017
  3. "The Last Oasis"
    Released: 20 December 2017
  4. "Greenhouse Heat Death"
    Released: 20 December 2017
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork7.7/10[2]

Gumboot Soup is the thirteenth studio album by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. It was released on 31 December 2017 by Flightless Records. The album is the final of five albums released by the band in 2017. The artwork was designed by longtime band collaborator, Jason Galea.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Beginner's Luck"
  • Mackenzie
  • Kenny-Smith
4:25
2."Greenhouse Heat Death"Mackenzie4:13
3."Barefoot Desert"
  • Mackenzie
  • Kenny-Smith
  • Craig
3:43
4."Muddy Water"
  • Mackenzie
  • Walker
3:38
5."Superposition"Walker3:35
6."Down the Sink"Craig4:00
7."The Great Chain of Being"Mackenzie4:50
8."The Last Oasis"
  • Mackenzie
  • Kenny-Smith
  • Walker
3:34
9."All Is Known"Mackenzie3:34
10."I'm Sleepin' In"Mackenzie3:00
11."The Wheel"
  • Mackenzie
  • Kenny-Smith
5:36
Total length:44:08

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Gumboot Soup adapted from liner notes.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[4] 6
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 154
New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ)[6] 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "AllMusic Review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  2. ^ Berman, Stuart (January 15, 2018). "Album Review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Track listing and credits as per liner notes for Gumboot Soup album
  4. ^ "Australiancharts.com – King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Gumboot Soup". Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Gumboot Soup" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 8 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.