So... How's Your Girl?

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So... How's Your Girl?
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Studio album by Handsome Boy Modeling School
Released October 19, 1999 (1999-10-19)
Genre Trip hop[1]
Length 60:30
Label Tommy Boy Records
Producer Dan the Automator, Prince Paul
Handsome Boy Modeling School chronology
So... How's Your Girl?
White People
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 79/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media 5.0/10[4]
RapReviews 10/10[5]
Robert Christgau A[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[6]

So... How's Your Girl? is the first studio album by Handsome Boy Modeling School.[7] It was released on Tommy Boy Music on October 19, 1999.[2]


At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, So... How's Your Girl? received an average score of 79% based on 13 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

It ranked at number 5 on Spin‍ '​s "Top 20 Albums of the Year" list.[8]

Track listing[edit]

All songs produced by Dan the Automator and Prince Paul, except for "Waterworld" produced by Dan the Automator and "Holy Calamity (Bear Witness II)" produced by Dan the Automator, Prince Paul, and DJ Shadow.

No. Title Length
1. "Rock n' Roll (Could Never Hip Hop Like This)"   4:21
2. "Magnetizing" (featuring Del tha Funkee Homosapien) 6:11
3. "Metaphysical" (featuring Miho Hatori and Mike D) 3:24
4. "Look at This Face (Oh My God They're Gorgeous)"   1:59
5. "Waterworld" (featuring Encore) 5:22
6. "Once Again (Here to Kick One for You)" (featuring Grand Puba and Sadat X) 4:01
7. "The Truth" (featuring Róisín Murphy and J-Live) 5:35
8. "Holy Calamity (Bear Witness II)" (featuring DJ Shadow and DJ Quest) 4:01
9. "Calling the Biz"   0:50
10. "The Projects (P Jays)" (featuring Dave and Del tha Funkee Homosapien) 4:28
11. "Sunshine" (featuring Sean Lennon, Money Mark, Father Guido Sarducci, Josh Haden, and Paula Frazer) 4:09
12. "Modeling Sucks"   1:02
13. "Torch Song Trilogy" (featuring Sensational) 3:55
14. "The Runway Song" (featuring Kid Koala) 4:48
15. "Megaton B-Boy 2000" (featuring Alec Empire and El-P) 4:57
16. "Father Speaks"   1:27


  1. ^ a b Christgau, Robert (November 16, 1999). "African Connection II". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "So...How's Your Girl? by Handsome Boy Modeling School". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ Huey, Steve. "Handsome Boy Modeling School - So...How's Your Girl?". AllMusic. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ Schreiber, Ryan. "Handsome Boy Modeling School: So... How's Your Girl?". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on November 21, 2001. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  5. ^ LOS (October 21, 1999). "Prince Paul + Dan the Automator :: Handsome Boy Modeling School :: Tommy Boy Music". RapReviews. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  6. ^ Rolling Stone review[dead link]
  7. ^ Diehl, Matt (November 11, 1999). "Handsome Boy Modeling School: Beauty and the Beats". Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  8. ^ Wolk, Douglas (January 2000). "The Top 20 Albums of the Year". Spin: 76. 

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