SBTRKT (album)

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SBTRKT
SBTRKTalbum.jpg
Studio album by
Released27 June 2011
Genre
Length40:28
LabelYoung Turks
Producer
SBTRKT chronology
SBTRKT
(2011)
Wonder Where We Land
(2014)
Singles from SBTRKT
  1. "Living Like I Do"
    Released: 11 April 2011
  2. "Wildfire"
    Released: 23 May 2011
  3. "Pharaohs"
    Released: 5 September 2011
  4. "Hold On"
    Released: 19 March 2012

SBTRKT is the self-titled debut studio album of SBTRKT, project of British musician Aaron Jerome. Pitchfork placed the album at number 42 on its list of the "Top 50 albums of 2011".[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The A.V. ClubB[4]
The Guardian3/5 stars[5]
The Irish Times5/5 stars[6]
NME6/10[7]
Pitchfork8.1/10[8]
Q4/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[10]
Spin8/10[11]
XLR8R8.5/10[12]

At Metacritic, SBTRKT holds an average score of 76 out of 100, based on 21 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews."[2] It won DJ Magazine album of the year and came #49 in the NME albums of 2011.

Singles[edit]

  • "Living Like I Do" ft. Sampha was the first single which was released on 11 April 2011 on vinyl and as an download. The B-side being a Machinedrum remix of "Look at Stars".

The instrumental version was released previously, entitled 'Colonise' from the Step In Shadows - EP.

  • "Wildfire" ft. Little Dragon was the second single which was released on 23 May 2011. The remix of Wildfire featuring Drake was released for this single's B-side.
  • "Pharaohs" ft. Roses Gabor was the third single which was released on 5 September 2011. The official video was released on 7 September 2011.
  • "Hold On" ft. Sampha was the fourth single which was released on 19 March 2012. The official video was released on 21 March 2012. Hold On includes "Ride to Freedom" as a B-side.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Heatwave"
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
2:54
2."Hold On" (featuring Sampha)
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
  • Tic
Jerome3:27
3."Wildfire" (featuring Little Dragon)
  • Jerome
  • Yukimi Nagano
  • Erik Bodin
  • Fredrik Källgren Wallin
  • Arild Werling
Jerome3:21
4."Sanctuary" (featuring Sampha and Jessie Ware)JeromeJerome3:52
5."Trials of the Past" (featuring Sampha)
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
Jerome4:24
6."Right Thing to Do" (featuring Jessie Ware)
Jerome3:23
7."Something Goes Right" (featuring Sampha)
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
Jerome5:00
8."Pharaohs" (featuring Roses Gabor)
  • Jerome
  • Roses Gabor
Jerome3:38
9."Ready Set Loop"JeromeJerome3:06
10."Never Never" (featuring Sampha)
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
  • Jerome
  • Sisay
3:57
11."Go Bang"JeromeJerome3:32
Total length:40:28
[13]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 182
Belgian Alternative Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 15
Belgian Heatseekers (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[15] Silver 60,000[16]

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Staff Lists: The Top 50 Albums of 2011". Pitchfork Media. December 15, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "SBTRKT by SBTRKT". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
  3. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "SBTRKT – SBTRKT". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  4. ^ Harvey, Eric (28 June 2011). "SBTRKT: SBTRKT". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  5. ^ Sheffield, Hazel (24 June 2011). "SBTRKT: SBTRKT – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  6. ^ Carroll, Jim (1 July 2011). "SBTRKT". The Irish Times. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  7. ^ Parkin, Chris (21 June 2011). "Album Review: SBTRKT – 'SBTRKT'". NME. Archived from the original on 3 January 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  8. ^ Colly, Joe (7 July 2011). "SBTRKT: SBTRKT". Pitchfork. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  9. ^ Mason, Matt (August 2011). "SBTRKT: SBTRKT". Q (301): 123. Archived from the original on 26 December 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  10. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (29 June 2011). "SBTRKT". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  11. ^ Sherburne, Philip (28 June 2011). "SBTRKT, 'SBTRKT' (Young Turks/XL)". Spin. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  12. ^ Jackson, Glenn (28 June 2011). "SBTRKT: SBTRKT". XLR8R. Archived from the original on 3 January 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  13. ^ SBTRKT (CD booklet). SBTRKT. United Kingdom: Young Turks. 2011. YT060.
  14. ^ a b c "Ultratop.be – SBTRKT – SBTRKT" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  15. ^ "British album certifications – SBTRKT – SBTRKT". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 17 June 2016. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type SBTRKT in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  16. ^ Myers, Justin (14 August 2015). "Award - bpi". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 26 September 2017.