London Zoo (album)

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London Zoo
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Studio album by The Bug
Released 7 July 2008 (2008-07-07)
Genre Experimental dancehall, dubstep
Length 45:30
Label Ninja Tune
The Bug chronology
Pressure
(2003)
London Zoo
(2008)
Angels & Devils
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 90/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 9/10[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
Mojo 4/5 stars[5]
The Observer 5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media 8.6/10[7]
PopMatters 9/10[8]
Q 4/5 stars[9]
URB 4/5 stars[10]

London Zoo is the third album by English musician Kevin Martin under his alias The Bug. It was released on 7 July 2008 by Ninja Tune Records to widespread critical acclaim.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Angry" Tippa Irie, Kevin Martin 3:37
2. "Murder We" Ricky Ranking, Martin 3:53
3. "Skeng" Killa P, Flow Dan, Martin 4:39
4. "Too Much Pain" Ricky Ranking, Martin 3:54
5. "Insane" Warrior Queen, Martin 3:29
6. "Jah War" Flow Dan, Martin 2:56
7. "Fuckaz" Spaceape, Martin 5:19
8. "You & Me" Roger Robinson, Martin 4:06
9. "Freak Freak" Martin 4:53
10. "Warning" Flow Dan, Martin 3:47
11. "Poison Dart" Warrior Queen, Martin 6:06
12. "Judgement" Ricky Ranking, Martin 6:06

Personnel[edit]

  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Fefe Talavera – artwork

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog no. Ref.
United Kingdom July 7, 2008 Ninja Tune Records CD ZENCD132 [8][11]
3X gatefold LP ZEN132
Worldwide MP3 download bundle ZENDNL132
United States August 12, 2008 CD

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for London Zoo by The Bug". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "London Zoo – The Bug". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  3. ^ Anonymous, Adam (4 July 2008). "Album Review: The Bug – London Zoo". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  4. ^ Macpherson, Alex (4 July 2008). "The Bug, London Zoo". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  5. ^ "The Bug: London Zoo". Mojo: 64. 2008. 
  6. ^ Thompson, Ben (13 July 2008). "The Bug, London Zoo". The Observer. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  7. ^ Patrin, Nate (30 July 2008). "The Bug: London Zoo". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Gabriele, Timothy (10 August 2008). "The Bug: London Zoo". PopMatters. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  9. ^ "The Bug: London Zoo". Q (265): 132. August 2008. 
  10. ^ Rodriguez, Ryan E. (20 August 2008). "The Bug :: London Zoo". URB. Archived from the original on 28 August 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  11. ^ "London Zoo". Ninja Tune. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 

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