Venice (album)

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Venice
Fennesz-Venice cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released23 March 2004 (2004-03-23)
RecordedJuly 2003 / January–February 2004
StudioVenice / Amann Studios, Vienna
GenreAmbient, glitch
Length49:06
LabelTouch
Fennesz chronology
Endless Summer
(2001)
Venice
(2004)
Black Sea
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Clubfavorable[3]
BBC Musicfavorable[4]
Pitchfork8.6/10[5]
PopMattersfavorable[6]
Stylus MagazineB+[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes4/5 stars[8]

Venice is a studio album by Fennesz, released in 2004 on Touch. A 10th anniversary edition was released in 2014, adding one track ("The Future Will Be Different") to the beginning and another track ("Tree") to the end of the track listing.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Venice received an average score of 82% based on 14 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

Pitchfork named it the 21st best album of 2004.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Rivers of Sand"4:42
2."Château Rouge"6:40
3."City of Light"6:34
4."Onsra"0:20
5."Circassian"5:49
6."Onsay"1:08
7."The Other Face"3:25
8."Transit"4:59
9."The Point of It All"5:01
10."Laguna"2:56
11."Asusu"0:55
12."The Stone of Impermanence"6:37
Total length:49:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Venice by Fennesz". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Couture, François. "Venice – Fennesz". AllMusic. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Battaglia, Andy (April 12, 2004). "Fennesz: Venice". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Buttimer, Colin (2004). "Fennesz – Venice – Review". BBC Music. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ Richardson, Mark (March 31, 2004). "Fennesz: Venice". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  6. ^ Toenes, Chris (April 26, 2004). "Fennesz: Venice". PopMatters. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  7. ^ Southall, Nick (March 22, 2004). "Fennesz – Venice". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  8. ^ Jean-Pierre. "Fennesz – Venice". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  9. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2004 (3/5)". Pitchfork. December 31, 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

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