Working Girl (album)

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Working Girl
Little Boots - Working Girl.png
Studio album by
Released10 July 2015 (2015-07-10)
Recorded2013 – May 2015
Genre
Length46:17
Label
Producer
Little Boots chronology
Nocturnes
(2013)
Working Girl
(2015)
Burn
(2018)
Singles from Working Girl
  1. "Better in the Morning"
    Released: 5 May 2015
  2. "No Pressure"
    Released: 16 June 2015
  3. "Get Things Done"
    Released: 30 June 2015
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?6.2/10[2]
Metacritic64/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]
Clash Music7/10[5]
Consequence of SoundB-[6]
DIY3/5 stars[7]
Drowned in Sound5/10[8]
Music OMH3/5 stars[9]
The Guardian3/5 stars[10]
Slant3.5/5 stars[11]
The Daily Telegraph4/5 stars[12]

Working Girl is the third studio album by English singer and songwriter Little Boots, released on 10 July 2015 by on Repeat Records and Dim Mak Records.

Promotion and release[edit]

On 5 November 2014, Little Boots released the single "Taste It", taken from her EP Business Pleasure, which was released in December 2014.[13] On 5 May 2015, Little Boots released "Better in the Morning," and announced the following day that her new album would be titled "Working Girl" and would come out on 10 July 2015.[14] The upcoming album's track list also accompanied the announcement.[15]

Tour[edit]

In July 2015, Little Boots embarked on an eight-date tour to promote the album.[16]

Commercial performance[edit]

Working Girl debuted at number 67 on the UK Albums Chart, selling 1,425 copies in its first week.[17]

Track listing[edit]

Working Girl – digital download and vinyl[18]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro" Chris Kemsley0:50
2."Working Girl"GRADES3:56
3."No Pressure"
Lockhardt4:33
4."Get Things Done"
  • Hesketh
  • Lukens
Lukens3:27
5."Taste It"
Shaw4:23
6."Real Girl"
  • Hesketh
  • Joe Cross
Cross4:08
7."Heroine"
  • Wade
  • Sharma
4:17
8."Interlude" Kemsley0:32
9."The Game"
Brassica3:24
10."Help Too"
Nigro4:53
11."Business Pleasure"
Com Truise3:37
12."Paradise"
  • Hesketh
  • Bram Inscore
  • Shane Stevens
Inscore4:06
13."Better in the Morning"Rechtshaid3:22

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[20] 67
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[21] 8
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[22] 10
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[23] 20

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Australia 10 July 2015
  • CD
  • digital download
Warner [24][25]
Germany Rykodisc [26][27]
Ireland
[28][29]
United Kingdom [18][19]
United States [30][31]
United Kingdom 28 August 2015
  • LP + CD
  • coloured LP + CD (limited edition)
[32][33]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collar, Matt. "Working Girl – Little Boots". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Working Girl by Little Boots reviews". AnyDecentMusic?.
  3. ^ Mak, Dim. "Working Girl by Little Boots". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  4. ^ Collar, Matt. "Allmusic review". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  5. ^ Rivers, Joe. "Little Boots – Working Girl Former 'next big thing' breaks free..." Clash Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  6. ^ Geffen, Sasha. "Little Boots – Working Girl". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  7. ^ Shutler, Ali. "LITTLE BOOTS – WORKING GIRL". DIY. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  8. ^ Lukowski, Andrzej. "Album review: Little Boots – Working Girl". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  9. ^ Murphy, John. "Little Boots – Working Girl". Music OMH. OMH. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  10. ^ Empire, Kitty. "Little Boots: Working Girl review – sharp, recherché electropop". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  11. ^ Cinquemani, Sal. "Little Boots Working Girl". Slant. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  12. ^ Brown, Helen. "Little Boots, Working Girl, review: 'pouty fun'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Little Boots unveils new song 'Taste It' announces Business Pleasure EP". Digital Spy. Ben Lee. 5 November 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  14. ^ "Little Boots reclaims the term Working Girl for her new album". Digital Spy. Amy Davidson. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  15. ^ http://www.spin.com/2015/05/little-boots-better-in-the-morning-new-song-stream/
  16. ^ "WORKING GIRL TOUR". littlebootsmusic.co.uk.
  17. ^ Jones, Alan (17 July 2015). "Official Charts Analysis: Little Mix score No.1 single, Years & Years debut LP lands on top". Music Week. Retrieved 23 July 2015. (subscription required)
  18. ^ a b "Working Girl by Little Boots". iTunes Store (GB). Apple. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  19. ^ a b "Little Boots – Working Girl (CD)". Music Glue. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  20. ^ "Little Boots | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  21. ^ July 2015/131/ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  22. ^ "Little Boots Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  23. ^ "Little Boots Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  24. ^ "Working Girl". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  25. ^ "Working Girl by Little Boots". iTunes Store (AU). Apple. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  26. ^ "Working Girl" (in German). Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  27. ^ "Working Girl" (in German). Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  28. ^ "Working Girl – Little Boots (CD)". HMV Ireland. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  29. ^ "Working Girl by Little Boots". iTunes Store (IE). Apple. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  30. ^ "Little Boots – Working Girl". Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  31. ^ "Working Girl: Little Boots: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  32. ^ "Little Boots – Working Girl (12" Vinyl + CD)". Music Glue. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  33. ^ "Little Boots – Working Girl (Limited Edition 12" Coloured Vinyl + CD)". Music Glue. Retrieved 23 July 2015.