Multiply (Jamie Lidell album)

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Multiply
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Studio album by Jamie Lidell
Released 13 June 2005 (2005-06-13)
Genre Electronic, soul, funk
Length 39:17
Label Warp
Producer Jamie Lidell, Mocky
Jamie Lidell chronology
Muddlin Gear
(2000)
Multiply
(2005)
Multiply Additions
(2006)

Multiply is a studio album by Jamie Lidell. It was released on Warp Records in 2005. Unusually for Warp, which for many years released mainly electronic music, the album has much in common with soul and funk music.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 84/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
The Irish Times 4/5 stars[4]
Mojo 4/5 stars[5]
NME 8/10[6]
Pitchfork 8.5/10[7]
Q 3/5 stars[8]
Spin B[9]
URB 4.5/5 stars[10]
The Village Voice A−[11]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Multiply received an average score of 84% based on 24 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

Pitchfork placed it at number 189 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Got Me Up" Jamie Lidell 1:48
2. "Multiply" Lidell, Dominic "Mocky" Salole 4:26
3. "When I Come Back Around" Lidell, Salole 5:27
4. "A Little Bit More" Jamie Lidell 3:06
5. "What's the Use?" Lidell, Salole 4:29
6. "Music Will Not Last" Jamie Lidell 3:29
7. "New Me" Jamie Lidell 4:07
8. "The City" Jamie Lidell 5:07
9. "What Is It This Time?" Lidell, Salole 3:05
10. "Game for Fools" Lidell, Salole 4:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Jamie Lidell – vocals, drums, keyboards, vibraphone, programming, production
  • Mocky – bass, guitar, piano, farfisa, synthesizer, tambourine, vocals, production
  • Tony Buck – drums
  • Daniel Raymond Gahn – drums
  • Gonzales – piano
  • Jordan McLean – horns
  • Taylor Savvy – bass
  • Snax – synthesizer
  • André Vida – horns
  • Bill Youngman – guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Multiply by Jamie Lidell". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Multiply – Jamie Lidell". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Greenblatt, Leah (18 July 2005). "Multiply". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Electronica". The Irish Times. June 17, 2005. Retrieved September 30, 2016. (subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "Jamie Lidell: Multiply". Mojo (141): 104. August 2005. 
  6. ^ "Jamie Lidell: Multiply". NME: 67. 11 June 2005. 
  7. ^ Pytlik, Mark (4 July 2005). "Jamie Lidell: Multiply". Pitchfork. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Jamie Lidell: Multiply". Q (228): 115. July 2005. 
  9. ^ "Breakdown". Spin. 21 (8): 103. August 2005. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  10. ^ "Jamie Lidell: Multiply". URB: 102. July–August 2005. 
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert (4 April 2006). "Consumer Guide: Radical Comfort". The Village Voice. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  12. ^ Pitchfork staff (28 September 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151 (2/5)". Pitchfork. Retrieved 1 October 2009. 

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