CD Import

Born In The Uk

Badly Drawn Boy

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3768552
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2
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CD
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+DVD, Limited,Import

Product Description

Badly Drawn Boy returns with his 5th studio album, 'Born In The UK'. Whittling down nigh on 30 tracks to just 13 wasn't the easiest process, but his first album in 2 years is also his best to date.

The first track to be heard from the album was the title track which was released on a VERY limited edition 7". The song itself is 160-seconds of rollicking rock'n'roll which details the events that have shaped his life since 1969. BDB-watchers will note the reference to Gough's hero Bruce Springsteen.

The first proper single from the album is one of the best songs Damon's ever written - 'Nothing's Gonna Change Your Mind', which is co-produced by Nick Franglen, one half of animated sampledelic organo-dance maestros Lemon Jelly. The song is a swelling, intricate, ballad that he feels is "tinged with Seventies-ness, with Bacharach-ness. I can imagine Pan's People dancing to it. It's part Bond theme too. That’s my experience of being a kid in the Seventies".

Track List   

Disc   1

  • 01. Swimming Pool (01:32)
  • 02. Born in the U.K. (02:35)
  • 03. Degrees of Separation (04:17)
  • 04. Welcome to the Overground (03:23)
  • 05. Journey from A to B (03:44)
  • 06. Nothing's Gonna Change Your Mind (05:20)
  • 07. Promises (05:06)
  • 08. Way Things Used to Be (04:46)
  • 09. Without a Kiss (05:31)
  • 10. Long Way Round (Swimming Pool) (04:53)
  • 11. Walk You Home Tonight (03:45)
  • 12. Time of Times (03:18)
  • 13. One Last Dance (04:51)

Disc   2

-DVD-

  • 01. Documentary - DVD
  • 02. Born In The U.K. (video) - DVD
  • 03. The Time Of Times (acoustic) - DVD
  • 04. Journey From A to B (rehearsal) - DVD
  • 05. Welcome To The Overground (instrumental rehearsal) - DVD
  • 06. Born In The UK (acoustic) - DVD

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デーモンにしか作れないポップ・アルバム。...

投稿日:2006/10/25 (水)

デーモンにしか作れないポップ・アルバム。ABOUT A BOY以来では一番好きだけど、なんかボーカルがこもってる感じ。もっと生っぽくても良いのに。でも1stに近い感じがある。

みみみなみ☆ さん | 愛媛県 | 不明

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Dもんありがと。今作も素晴らしくて感謝し...

投稿日:2006/08/08 (火)

Dもんありがと。今作も素晴らしくて感謝します。

から風 さん | 高知県 | 不明

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