OK (Talvin Singh album)

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OK
TalvinSinghOKCover.jpg
Studio album by
Released9 November 1998 (1998-11-09)
Genre
Length60:48
LabelIsland
ProducerTalvin Singh
Talvin Singh chronology
OK
(1998)
Ha
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB[2]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[3]
Muzik4/5 stars[4]
NME8/10[5]
Pitchfork7.5/10[6]

OK is the debut studio album by English record producer Talvin Singh, released on Island Records in 1998. It won him the Mercury Prize for 1999.[7] It peaked at number 41 on the UK Albums Chart.[8] It was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Traveller"11:18
2."Butterfly"4:26
3."Sutrix"5:55
4."Mombasstic"5:45
5."Decca"1:20
6."Eclipse"5:50
7."OK"4:19
8."Light"6:23
9."Disser/Point.Mento.B"2:43
10."Soni"5:59
11."Vikram the Vampire"6:47

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 41

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Silver 60,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hilburn, Matthew. "OK – Talvin Singh". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ Hermes, Will (6 November 1998). "OK". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  3. ^ Lechner, Ernesto (14 November 1998). "Talvin Singh, 'O.K.,' Island / Asian Dub Foundation, 'Rafi's Revenge,' London". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  4. ^ Wyatt, Kieran (November 1998). "Talvin Singh: OK (Island)". Muzik (42): 86.
  5. ^ Ward, Christian (3 November 1998). "Talvin Singh – OK". NME. Archived from the original on 17 August 2000. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  6. ^ Khan, Samir. "Talvin Singh: OK". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on 16 August 2000. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  7. ^ Quinn, Sue (8 September 1999). "Music award OK by Singh". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Talvin Singh". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  9. ^ Dimery, Robert; Lydon, Michael (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2.
  10. ^ "British album certifications – Talvin Singh – OK". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type OK in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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