Everything But the Girl - Walking Wounded
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1996 Ratings: #4 / 64
User Score
Based on 114 ratings
1996 Ratings: #31
Liked by 9 people
May 21, 1996 / Release Date
LP / Format
Atlantic / Virgin / Label
Downtempo, Trip Hop / Genres
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ocrakraut
95
PT 1 of records that stay with me forever

Like Hüsker Dü´s final record this is beautiful in freezing the moment of divorce and transcending it into the truth of two seperate voices that look at the breakup from their POV.
This record is a masterpiece of smooth trippy housetracks transcented by Thracey Thorns voice.
Originally a Folk-Pop band this release marked a U-turn by EBTG embracing 90s electronic music and keeping the majestic fatalistic sadness of Tracey´s ... read more
66
SONGS RANKED:
11. Big Deal
10. Walking Wounded (Omni Trio Remix)
9. Walking Wounded
8. Good Cop Bad Cop
7. Flipside
6. The Heart Remains a Child
5. Single
4. Wrong (Todd Terry Remix)
3. Wrong
2. Mirrorball
1. Before Today
NothingToDoubt
93
Downtempo / Trip-Hop / IDM / Electro Pop / Drum and bass que todos debemos de escuchar.

Walking Wounded es sólido a morir, de inicio a final. Tiene canciones muy bailables pero son muy discretas, cautivadoras, espirituales. Es realmente es una excelente mezcla de estos géneros antes mencionados, y están encapsulados en un formato de canción pop que les beneficia en lo absoluto. La voz de Tracey Thorn es muy dulce, personalmente siempre me hace sentir ... read more
DontFearMusic
78
Of course the immense success of the house-based, dance remix to their now iconic track Missing would inspire them to double down on it. One could say they'd be stupid not to pursue it especially since they seemed to fit the scene rather well and BOY do they go all the way in with it on their 8th album. However, this stuff is not up beat and in all honesty, not even very danceable. In fact, a lot of it reminds me of the darker, electronica-tinged songs from the likes of Bjork on her first 3 ... read more
franz_biberkopf
86
Worst Track: Good Cop, Bad Cop
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