Start Breaking My Heart

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Start Breaking My Heart
Start Breaking My Heart (Caribou album cover).jpg
Studio album by Dan Snaith (Manitoba)
Released March 26, 2001 (2001-03-26)
Recorded 2000
Genre
Length 45:37
Label
Producer Dan Snaith
Dan Snaith (Manitoba) chronology
Start Breaking My Heart
(2001)
Up in Flames
(2003)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Almost Cool (7.25/10)[3]
Pitchfork (original, 8)[4]
Pitchfork (reissue, 7.9)[5]
PopMatters (favorable)[6]
Tiny Mix Tapes 5/5 stars[7]

Start Breaking My Heart is the debut album of Canadian mathematician, composer and musician Dan Snaith under the moniker Manitoba, released on March 26, 2001 by The Leaf Label. It is the first album Snaith has ever used the moniker Manitoba, aside from being his debut.

The album has received positive reviews and was re-released in 2006 by Domino Recording Company after Snaith started performing under Caribou. The styles and themes of the album have been compared to those of Boards of Canada,[4] Four Tet, and Aphex Twin.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dundas, Ontario" 4:23
2. "People Eating Fruit" 6:11
3. "Mammals vs. Reptiles" 4:47
4. "Brandon" 5:23
5. "Children Play Well Together" 3:06
6. "Lemon Yoghourt" 2:24
7. "James' Second Haircut" 4:15
8. "Schedules and Fares" 5:13
9. "Pauls Birthday" 6:56
10. "Happy Ending" 2:59
Total length: 45:37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Start Breaking My Heart by Manitoba". Metacritic. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ Carlson, Dean (2001-03-27). "Start Breaking My Heart - Manitoba : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  3. ^ "Manitoba - Start Breaking My Heart - almost cool music review". Almostcool.org. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  4. ^ a b Richardson, Mark (2002-11-21). "Manitoba: Start Breaking My Heart — Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2015-02-20. 
  5. ^ Richardson, Mark (2006-07-13). "Caribou: Start Breaking My Heart / Up in Flames — Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2015-02-20. 
  6. ^ Strychalski, Kevin. "Manitoba: Start Breaking My Heart < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  7. ^ Towsen, Nat (2008-06-05). "Tiny Mix Tapes Reviews: Caribou - Start Breaking My Heart/Up In Flames". TinyMixTapes.com. Archived from the original on 2008-06-05. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  8. ^ "Caribou interview: "I always feel like I am fumbling around." | Dummy » Features". Dummymag.com. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 

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