Music Has the Right to Children

Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1998 Ratings: #5 / 98
User Score
Based on 748 ratings
1998 Ratings: #8
Liked by 30 people
April 20, 1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warp, Skam, Matador / Label
IDM, Ambient Techno / Genres
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Great Wall of China
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The Great Wall of China at Jinshanling
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Map of all the wall constructions
General information
Type Fortification
Country China
Coordinates 40.68°N 117.23°ECoordinates: 40.68°N 117.23°E
Technical details
Size 21,196 km (13,171 mi)[1]
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name The Great Wall
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iii, iv, vi
Designated 1987 (11th ... read more
listening to this while taking a math exam, whatever score i get is what i rate this

edit i don’t like this at all but i have to stick to my word
Ran across this album at random. I didn’t even know who these guys were. Funny to see how everyone enjoys it as much as I do.
its just beats lol rather repetitive ones too
One of the many reasons I do artist binges is to look forward to listening to their "magnum opuses". With Boards of Canada, I was desperately trying to get my IDM fix with someone other than Aphex Twin. "Music Has the Right to Children" is an electronic masterpiece according to many people and, after taking my time with it, I agree. This album is around an hour long yet it feels shorter due to how fluid and fun these tracks are. These tracks (even the shorter ones) have some ... read more
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Track List

  1. Wildlife Analysis 
  2. An Eagle In Your Mind 
  3. The Color Of The Fire 
  4. Telephasic Workshop 
  5. Triangles & Rhombuses 
  6. Sixtyten 
  7. Turquoise Hexagon Sun 
  8. Kaini Industries 
  9. Bocuma 
  10. Roygbiv 
  11. Rue The Whirl 
  12. Aquarius 
  13. Olson 
  14. Pete Standing Alone 
  15. Smokes Quantity 
  16. Open The Light 
  17. One Very Important Thought
  18. Happy Cycling (Bonus Track)
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Added on: August 14, 2012