The North Borders

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The North Borders
Bonobo - The North Borders - Front cover.jpg
Studio album by Bonobo
Released 21 March 2013
Genre Electronic
Length 58:43
Label Ninja Tune (ZEN195)
Producer Bonobo
Bonobo chronology
Black Sands
(2010)Black Sands2010
The North Borders
(2013)
Migration
(2017)Migration2017
Singles from The North Borders
  1. "Cirrus"
    Released: 21 January 2013
  2. "First Fires"
    Released: 20 May 2013
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

The North Borders is the fifth studio album by British musician Bonobo. It was due for release on 1 April 2013, but was released early on 21 March in digital format after a promotional copy was leaked.[2] The album charted at number 29 on the UK Albums Chart. As of January 20th 2017 it has sold 56,993 copies in UK.[3] The track "Cirrus" was featured as the closing song of the pilot episode for the AMC show Halt and Catch Fire.[4]

Packaging[edit]

The artwork for North Borders and its singles were created by Australian art director and album artist Leif Podhajsky.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download and CD
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "First Fires" (featuring Grey Reverend) Simon Green, Larry D. Brow 4:38
2. "Emkay" Green 5:25
3. "Cirrus" Green 5:52
4. "Heaven for the Sinner" (featuring Erykah Badu) Green, Erica Abi Wright 4:09
5. "Sapphire" Green 4:47
6. "Jets" Green 4:34
7. "Towers" (featuring Szjerdene) Green, Szjerdene 3:36
8. "Don't Wait" Green 5:17
9. "Know You" Green 4:05
10. "Antenna" Green 3:32
11. "Ten Tigers" Green 4:03
12. "Transits" (featuring Szjerdene) Green, Szjerdene 4:20
13. "Pieces" (featuring Cornelia) Green, Cornelia Dahlgren 4:27
Vinyl
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "First Fires" (featuring Grey Reverend) Simon Green, Larry D. Brow 4:38
2. "Emkay" Green 5:25
3. "Don't Wait" Green 5:17
4. "Cirrus" Green 5:52
5. "Heaven for the Sinner" (featuring Erykah Badu) Green, Erica Abi Wright 4:09
6. "Towers" (featuring Szjerdene) Green, Szjerdene 3:36
7. "Jets" Green 4:34
8. "Antenna" Green 3:32
9. "Know You" Green 4:05
10. "Ten Tigers" Green 4:03
11. "Sapphire" Green 4:47
12. "Transits" (featuring Szjerdene) Green, Szjerdene 4:20
13. "Pieces" (featuring Cornelia) Green, Cornelia Dahlgren 4:27

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 29
UK Dance Albums Chart 4
UK Independent Albums Chart 4

Trivia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David (1 April 2013). "The North Borders - Bonobo, album review". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Statement on 'The North Borders' Early Digital Release". Ninja Tune. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Official Charts Analysis: The xx claim No.1 spot with third album I See You". Music Week. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2018. 
  4. ^ Perkins, Dennis. "Halt And Catch Fire: "I/O"". TV Club. Retrieved 2018-02-27. 
  5. ^ Podhajsky, Leif. "Bonobo - 'The North Borders'". leifpodhajsky.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2014. 

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