Yesterday's Gone (Loyle Carner album)

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Yesterday's Gone
Loyle Carner - Yesterday's Gone.jpg
Studio album by Loyle Carner
Released 20 January 2017 (2017-01-20)
Genre Hip hop
Length 42:43
Label Virgin EMI
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
DIY4/5 stars[2]
NME4/5 stars[3]

Yesterday's Gone is a debut studio album by British hip hop artist Loyle Carner.[4] It was released via Virgin EMI Records on 20 January 2017.[5] It was nominated for the 2017 Mercury Prize.[6]

Critical reception[edit]

Yesterday’s Gone receieved widespread acclaim upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Yesterday's Gone received an average score of 84% based on 9 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

The album was nominated for the 2017 Mercury Prize and included on numerous end-of-year lists; coming in at #1 for The Independent.[7] NME described the album’s style as “confessional, soul-searching, and very very good.”

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Rank Ref.
RIOT Mag RIOT's Albums Of The Year 2017
4
The Independent The 30 best albums of 2017
1
NME NME's Albums of The Year 2017
12

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Isle of Arran"3:34
2."Mean It in the Morning"2:39
3."+44"0:48
4."Damselfly" (featuring Tom Misch)2:52
5."Ain't Nothing Changed"3:10
6."Swear"0:34
7."Florence" (featuring Kwes)3:04
8."The Seamstress (Tooting Masala)"2:31
9."Stars & Shards"3:04
10."No Worries" (featuring Jehst and Rebel Kleff)4:30
11."Rebel 101"0:28
12."No CD" (featuring Rebel Kleff)4:16
13."Mrs. C"3:22
14."Sun of Jean"5:14
15."Yesterday's Gone"2:37

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[11] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yesterday's Gone by Loyle Carner". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  2. ^ Hunt, El (January 20, 2017). "Loyle Carner - Yesterday's Gone". DIY. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  3. ^ Cooper, Leonie (January 25, 2017). "Loyle Carner – 'Yesterday's Gone' Review". NME. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  4. ^ Bingham, Jaguar (November 19, 2016). "Loyle Carner is dropping his debut album". MixMag. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  5. ^ "The Official Loyle Carner Store". Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  6. ^ Cliff, Aimee (September 14, 2017). "Sampha Has Won The 2017 Mercury Prize". The Fader. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  7. ^ "The 30 best albums of 2017". The Independent. November 27, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "RIOT's Albums Of The Year 2017". RIOT Mag. 3 January 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  9. ^ "The 30 best albums of 2017". The Independent. November 27, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  10. ^ "NME's Albums of The Year 2017". NME. November 23, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  11. ^ "Loyle Carner". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 5, 2017.

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