One-Armed Bandit (album)

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One-Armed Bandit
Jaga Jazzist One-Armed Bandit.jpg
Studio album by Jaga Jazzist
Released January 25, 2010 (2010-01-25)
Genre Post-rock, progressive rock, future jazz, jazz fusion
Label Ninja Tune
Jaga Jazzist chronology
What We Must
(2005)
One-Armed Bandit
(2010)
Live with Britten Sinfonia
(2013)

One-Armed Bandit is the fifth studio album by the Norwegian band Jaga Jazzist. It was released January 25, 2010 by Ninja Tune to positive reviews. Compared to their earlier work, it features a substantial progressive rock influence. Different editions of that album carry different fruit symbols on the front cover.

Personnel[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (A-)[2]
BBC (positive)[3]
Clash (8/10)[4]
Drowned in Sound (9/10)[5]
MusicOMH 5/5 stars[6]
No Ripcord 5/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork Media (6.9/10)[8]
The Times 4/5 stars[9]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[10]
  • Lars Horntveth - Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Clarinet (Bass), Keyboards, Programming, Sax (Baritone), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor), Lap Steel Guitar
  • Martin Horntveth - Percussion, Drums, Programming, Bells, Psaltery, Drum Machine, Temple - Blocks, Marxophone, Mandolin Harp
  • Mathias Eick - Piano, Trumpet, French Horn, Keyboards, Bass (Upright)
  • Line Horntveth - Flute, Percussion, Tuba, Glockenspiel, Vocals
  • Erik Johannessen - Trombone, Marxophone
  • Andreas Mjos - Guitar, Percussion, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Vibraphone
  • Øystein Moen - Organ, Synthesizer, Percussion, Piano
  • Even Ormestad - Bass, Percussion, Glockenspiel, Keyboards
  • Stian Westerhus - Percussion, Guitar (Electric), Harp, Guitar (12 String), Effects, Guitar (Baritone)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Thing Introduces..."
  2. "One-Armed Bandit"
  3. "Bananfluer overalt"
  4. "220 V/Spektral"
  5. "Toccata"
  6. "Prognissekongen"
  7. "Book of Glass"
  8. "Music! Dance! Drama!"
  9. "Touch of Evil"
  10. "Endless Galaxy" (available only on LP)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic review". 
  2. ^ "avclub review". 
  3. ^ "BBC review". 
  4. ^ "Clash review". 
  5. ^ "Drowned in Sound review". 
  6. ^ "MusicOMH review". 
  7. ^ "NR review". 
  8. ^ "Pitchfork Media review". 
  9. ^ Bungey, John (January 23, 2010). "The Times review". London. 
  10. ^ "TMT review".