Someday World

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Someday World
Someday World cover.jpg
Studio album by
EnoHyde
Released5 May 2014 (2014-05-05)
GenreElectronic music
Length44:23
LabelWarp
ProducerBrian Eno, Fred Gibson
Brian Eno chronology
Lux
(2012)
Someday World
(2014)
High Life
(2014)
Karl Hyde chronology
Edgeland
(2013)
Someday World
(2014)
High Life
(2014)
Singles from Someday World
  1. "Daddy's Car"
    Released: 7 April 2014

Someday World is a collaboration album by British musician Brian Eno and Karl Hyde, of British electronic group Underworld released on 5 May 2014.[1] The album features a number of supporting musicians, including Coldplay's Will Champion, John Reynolds and Andy Mackay of Roxy Music, and was produced by Brian Eno with 20-year-old Fred Gibson.[1]

Background[edit]

It was Eno's first album since Lux in 2012 and his first collaboration album since Drums Between the Bells with Rick Holland in 2011. It is also Hyde's second album after Edgeland in 2013. Eno previously worked with Karl Hyde in 2009 as part of Pure Scenius[2], and in 2011 collaborated with Underworld on the track "Beebop Hurry". He also remixed Karl Hyde's "Slummin' It for the Weekend" in 2013.[3]

Reception[edit]

Someday World has received positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 62, based on 26 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic62/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[5]
The Arts Desk4/5 stars[6]
Consequence of SoundC−[7]
The Guardian3/5 stars[8]
The Independent4/5 stars[9]
Mojo4/5 stars[10]
musicOMH3/5 stars[11]
Pitchfork6.2/10[12]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[13]
Spin7/10[14]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Satellites" – 5:33
  2. "Daddy's Car" – 4:50
  3. "A Man Wakes Up" – 4:17
  4. "Witness" – 5:06
  5. "Strip It Down" – 4:43
  6. "Mother of a Dog" – 5:37
  7. "Who Rings the Bell" – 5:05
  8. "When I Built This World" – 5:44
  9. "To Us All" – 3:28
Special Edition 2CD Disc 2
  1. "Big Band Song"
  2. "Brazil 3"
  3. "Celebration"
  4. "Titian Bekh"

Personnel[edit]

  • Brian Eno – artwork, production,[1] brass, piano, synthesizer, keyboards, bass, guitar, program drums, drums, vocals, background vocals
  • Karl Hyde – cover photograph,[1] guitar, vocals, harmonica, tambourine, piano, synthesizer, talking drum, background vocals
Additional musicians and production staff
  • Tessa Angus – background vocals
  • Will Champion – electronic drums
  • Marianna Champion – background vocals
  • Nell Catchpole – violin, viola
  • Kasia Daszykowska – voice
  • Darla Eno – voice
  • Don E. – bass synthesizer, clavinet
  • Fred Gibson – production,[1] piano, drums, bass, guitar, synthesizer, brass, background vocals
  • Georgia Gibson – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • John Reynolds – drums
  • Nick Robertson – design[1]
  • Chris Vatalaro – drums
  • Andy Mackay – alto saxophone

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[15] 72
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[16] 105
German Albums (Official Top 100)[17] 86
UK Albums (OCC)[18] 46
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[19] 7
US Billboard 200[20] 194
US Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[21] 6
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[22] 33
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[23] 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Eno • Hyde: 'Someday World' a new Collaborative Album from Brian Eno and Karl Hyde will be released in May". Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. ^ "'Pure Scenius' with Brian Eno, Karl Hyde and The Necks at the Sydney Opera House".
  3. ^ "Brian Eno teams up with Underworld's Karl Hyde on new album Someday World". www.factmag.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  4. ^ Someday World Reviews - Metacritic
  5. ^ Someday World - Brian Eno,Karl Hyde | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic
  6. ^ CD: Brian Eno and Karl Hyde - Someday World | New music reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk
  7. ^ Staples, Derek. "Album Review: Brian Eno and Karl Hyde -Someday World". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  8. ^ Eno · Hyde: Someday World review – an alluring but sketchy soundclash | Music | The Guardian
  9. ^ Album reviews: Toumani & Sidiki, The Horrors, Chuck E. Weiss, Eno & Hyde, Lykke Li, Fujiya & Miyagi - Reviews - Music - The Independent
  10. ^ Hyde and Eno's voices knit together well and the album is full of surprises. [Jun 2014, p.93]
  11. ^ Brian Eno & Karl Hyde – Someday World | Album Reviews | musicOMH
  12. ^ Brian Eno / Karl Hyde: Someday World | Album Reviews | Pitchfork
  13. ^ "Slant review".
  14. ^ Ham, Robert. "Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde Pursue Oblique Strategies on 'High Life' and 'Someday World'". Spin. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  15. ^ "ultratop.be - Eno • Hyde - Someday World". Ultratop. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  16. ^ "ultratop.be - Eno • Hyde - Someday World". Ultratop. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  17. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet - musicline.de". Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  18. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  19. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  20. ^ "The Billboard 200: May 24, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  21. ^ "Dance/Electronic Albums: May 24, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  22. ^ "Independent Albums: May 24, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  23. ^ "Top Rock Albums: May 24, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved 19 May 2014.

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