One Plus One Is One

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One Plus One Is One
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Studio album by
Released21 June 2004
RecordedJune 2003, Moolah Rouge Studio, Stockport, UK
GenreFolk rock, indie folk
Length55:13 (61:37 U.S version)
LabelXL Recordings, Twisted Nerve Records
ProducerBadly Drawn Boy, Andy Votel
Badly Drawn Boy chronology
Have You Fed the Fish?
(2002)
One Plus One Is One
(2004)
Born in the U.K.
(2006)
Singles from One Plus One Is One
  1. "Year Of The Rat"
    Released: 12 July 2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic60/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Dotmusic8/10[3]
musicOMH(favorable)[4]
Pitchfork Media3/10[5]

One Plus One Is One is the fourth studio album by Badly Drawn Boy, released in 2004. It is his last album for XL Recordings.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "One Plus One Is One" – 4:18
  2. "Easy Love" – 3:02
  3. "Summertime in Wintertime" – 3:02
  4. "This Is That New Song" – 4:07
  5. "Another Devil Dies" – 5:01
  6. "The Blossoms" – 2:01
  7. "Year of the Rat" – 4:43
  8. "Four Leaf Clover" – 4:19
  9. "Fewer Words" – 1:13
  10. "Logic of a Friend" – 4:38
  11. "Stockport" – 2:37
  12. "Life Turned Upside Down" – 3:24
  13. "Take the Glory" – 5:02
  14. "Holy Grail" – 8:13
  15. "Don't Ask Me I'm Only the President" (U.S. version only) – 1:36
  16. "Plan-B" (U.S. version only) – 4:47

Musicians[edit]

  • Damon Gough - Vocals, Guitars (acoustic & electric), Piano, Celeste, Clavinet, Wurlitzer Fun-Maker, Hammond Organ, Melotron, Fender Rhodes Piano, Glockenspiel, Banjo.
  • Alex Thomas AKA Earl Shilton - Drums, Timpani, Gong, Bells, Orchestral crash cymbal.
  • Sean McCann - Bass.
  • Andy Votel - Tubular Bells, Cymabls, Cowbell, Chimes, Samples and effects.
  • Bob Marsh - Trumpet Track 1&5.
  • Roger Wickham - Flute Track 2,3,5,6,14.
  • Chris Worsey - Cello Track 1,4,13. Electric Cello Track 14.
  • Oliver Heath - Violin Track 1,4,13.
  • Charles Ashby - Percussion Track 5.
  • Norman Mcleod - Slide Guitar Track 14.
  • Colin Mcleod - Accordion Track 14.
  • Stockport Music Project (STOMP) - Vocals Track 7,14.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "One Plus One Is One by Badly Drawn Boy". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. One Plus One Is One at AllMusic. Retrieved 19 December 2011.
  3. ^ "Badly Drawn Boy One Plus One Is One Album Review". Dotmusic. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  4. ^ John Murphy. "Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One Is One". musicOMH. Retrieved 19 December 2011.
  5. ^ Sam Ubl (21 July 2004). "Badly Drawn Boy: One Plus One Is One review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 19 December 2011.