Migration (Bonobo album)

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Migration
Bonobo - Migration.jpg
Studio album by Bonobo
Released 13 January 2017
Genre
Length 62:22
Label Ninja Tune
Bonobo chronology
The North Borders
(2013)The North Borders2013
Migration
(2017)

Migration is the sixth studio album by British record producer and DJ Bonobo. It was released on 13 January 2017. On November 28, 2017 Migration was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards; the single "Bambro Koyo Ganda" (Feat. Innov Gnawa) was nominated for Best Dance Recording.

As of July 12, 2017 it has sold 16,000 copies in US.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic77/100[6]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[7]
Drowned in Sound7/10 stars[8]
Financial Times2/5 stars[9]
The Guardian4/5 stars[1]
The Irish Times3/5 stars[10]
London Evening Standard4/5 stars[11]
Pitchfork7.3/10[3]

Upon release, Migration received positive reviews by music critics. At Metacritic, the album holds a score of 77 out of 100, based on 20 reviews, indicating "generally favourable reviews".[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written, produced & performed by Bonobo (Simon Green).

No.TitleWriter(s)Credit(s)Length
1."Migration"Simon Green & Jon HopkinsMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Guitars/Prophet 5/Rhodes: Simon Green, Piano/Keys: Jon Hopkins, Drums: Jack Baker5:27
2."Break Apart" (featuring Rhye)Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Guitars/Piano/Mellotron: Simon Green, Lyrics/Vocal Arrangements: Michael Milosh, Flute/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet: Mike Lesirge, Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Ryan Jacob, Trombone: Alan Hardiman4:34
3."Outlier"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Guitars/Jupiter 8: Simon Green7:55
4."Grains"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Violin/Additional String Arrangements: Tylana Renga Enomoto, Violin: Bianca McClure, Viola: Rocio Marron, Cello: April Dawn Guthrie, String recording session engineering: Masahiro Tsuzuki4:28
5."Second Sun"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Guitars/Double Bass/Keys: Simon Green, Violin/Additional String Arrangements: Tylana Renga Enomoto, Violin: Bianca McClure, Viola: Rocio Marron, Cello: April Dawn Guthrie, String Recording Session Engineering: Masahiro Tsuzuki3:43
6."Bambro Koyo Ganda" (featuring Innov Gnawa)Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Prophet 5/Rhodes: Simon Green, Vocals/Vocal Arrangements: Innov Gnawa, Violin/Additional String Arrangements: Tylana Renga Enomoto, Violin: Bianca McClure, Viola: Rocio Marron, Cello: April Dawn Guthrie, String Recording Engineer: Masahiro Tsuzuki, Additional Recording Engineer: Joel Hamilton, 2nd Vocal Engineer: Francisco Botero5:02
7."Surface" (featuring Nicole Miglis)Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Guitars/Polysix: Simon Green, Additional Percussion: Harrison Mills (ODESZA)4:11
8."Kerala"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green3:57
9."No Reason" (featuring Nick Murphy)Simon Green & Nick MurphyMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Lyrics/Vocal Arrangements: Nick Murphy, Vocal Engineer: Joel Hamilton, 2nd Vocal Engineer: Francicsco Botero7:28
10."Ontario"Simon GreenTenor Sax: Mike Lesirge, Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Ryan Jacob, Trombone: Alan Hardiman3:52
11."Boston Common"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green5:07
12."Figures"Simon GreenMixing/Programming/Electronics: Simon Green, Roli Seaboard Grand: Simon Green, Violin/Additional String Arrangements: Tylana Renga Enomoto, Violin: Bianca McClure, Viola: Rocio Marron, Cello: April Dawn Guthrie, String Recording Engineering: Masahiro Tsuzuki6:08

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[12] 12
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[13] 15
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 6
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[15] 20
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[16] 9
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[17] 10
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[18] 33
French Albums (SNEP)[19] 35
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[20] 11
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[21] 40
Irish Albums (IRMA)[22]
[23]
15
Italian Albums (FIMI)[24] 49
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[25] 27
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[26] 16
Scottish Albums (OCC)[27] 15
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[28] 5
UK Albums (OCC)[29] 5
US Billboard 200[30] 59
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[31] 1

Year-end[edit]

Chart (2017) Rank
Australian Dance Albums (ARIA)[32] 42
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[33] 119
Dutch Vinyl Albums (MegaCharts)[34] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gibsone, Harriet (12 January 2017). "Bonobo: Migration review – pensive ambient electronica from a nomadic soul". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  2. ^ http://exclaim.ca/music/article/bonobo-migration
  3. ^ a b Scheim, Benjamin (13 January 2017). "Bonobo - Migration". Pitchfork. 
  4. ^ http://www.clashmusic.com/reviews/bonobo-migration
  5. ^ "Nielsen Music's Mid-Year 2017 Charts: The Chainsmokers Top Dance/Electronic Genre". Billboard. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2018. 
  6. ^ a b "Reviews and Tracks for Migration by Bonobo". Metacritic. 
  7. ^ Paul, Simpson. "Review: Migration". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Bekki, Bemrose (14 January 2017). "Bonobo - Migration". Drowned in Sound. 
  9. ^ Hunter-Tilney, Ludovic (13 January 2017). "Bonobo: Migration — review". Financial Times. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  10. ^ Carroll, Jim (12 January 2017). "Bonobo - Migration album review: Moody sounds from home and away". The Irish Times. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  11. ^ Smyth, David (13 January 2017). "Bonobo - Migration review: 'bursts with richness and colour'". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Bonobo – Migration" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bonobo – Migration" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bonobo – Migration" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  16. ^ "On The Charts...This Week". FYIMusicNews. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  17. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Bonobo – Migration" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  18. ^ "Bonobo: Migration" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  19. ^ "Lescharts.com – Bonobo – Migration". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  20. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bonobo – Migration" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  21. ^ "Top 40 album DVD és válogatáslemez-lista – 2017. 3. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  22. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 3, 2017". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  23. ^ http://irma.ie/index.cfm?page=irish-charts&chart=Albums
  24. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 3 (dal 2017-01-13 al 2017-01-19)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  25. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  26. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  27. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  28. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Bonobo – Migration". Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  29. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  30. ^ "Bonobo Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  31. ^ "Bonobo Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  32. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Dance Albums Chart 2017". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  33. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 2017: Albums" (in Dutch). Ultratop Flanders. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  34. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Vinyl 2017" (in Dutch). MegaCharts. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

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