I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

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I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
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Studio album by The BPA
Released January 6, 2009
Genre Indie rock, electronic, pop
Length 42:24
Label Southern Fried
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Billboard (favorable)[2]
Blender 3/5 stars[3]
Now Magazine 2/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (5.7/10)[5]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[6]
Spin 3/5 stars[7]
URB 2/5 stars[8]

I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat is the debut album of British electronic act The Brighton Port Authority. It was released on Southern Fried on 6 January 2009 exclusively on amazon.com, with a regular release on February 3. [9]

The Brighton Port Authority is a project of British musician Norman Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim. The album features collaborations with DJ Danger Mouse, Simon Thornton, Tom Gandey (aka Cagedbaby), Justin Robertson, Ashley Beedle, Lateef, Martha Wainwright, Jamie T, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Iggy Pop, Olly Hite, Connan Mockasin, Pete Yorn, Jack Peñate and Emmy the Great.

The album's title refers to a famous line from the 1975 Steven Spielberg movie Jaws.

The track "Should I Stay or Should I Blow", from the album, is featured in the soundtrack of FIFA 10, the video game by EA Sports.

Track listing[edit]

Collaborators for each track are listed after the length.[10]

  1. "He's Frank (Slight Return)" – 3:16 (Iggy Pop)
  2. "Dirty Sheets" – 3:23 (Pete York)
  3. "Jumps the Fence" – 3:33 (Connan Mockasin)
  4. "Should I Stay or Should I Blow" – 2:29 (Ashley Beedle)
  5. "Island" – 4:26 (Justin Robertson)
  6. "Local Town" – 3:08 (Jamie T)
  7. "Seattle" – 3:55 (Emmy the Great)
  8. "Spade" – 3:15 (Martha Wainwright)
  9. "Superman" – 3:43 (Simon Thornton)
  10. "Superlover" – 4:11 (Cagedbaby)
  11. "Toe Jam" – 3:22 (David Byrne and Dizzee Rascal)
  12. "So It Goes" – 3:37 (Olly Hite)

Japanese Version[12] of the album also contains two bonus tracks:

  1. "Electric Love" – 4:21
  2. "So Fukt" – 3:28 (Lateef)


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