Dig Your Own Hole

The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
1997 Ratings: #6 / 73
User Score
Based on 164 ratings
1997 Ratings: #23
Liked by 1 person
April 7, 1997 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin / Label
Electronic / Genres
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"Dig Your Own Hole" is a masterpiece. Why ? The answer in 10 points:
1) This is the best big beat album ever made. We have never heard such a powerful mix of electro-hip-hop-rock.
2) You can dance without stopping on the first 8 tracks.
3) My body temperature rises to 39 ° when I hear the intro of "Electrobank".
4) "It Does not Matter" is the best tribute to Daft Punk.
5) It's a real electro record. Not a pop album, like the excellent "Surrender", ... read more
Absolute must-listen to any electronic music fan, this album is loaded with hits upon hits. The songs have ton of character to them and are constantly catchy and engaging with fantastic soundscapes and production. Even though it has some of the most essential electronic music of the 90’s it’s not perfect, couple of the songs go on too long (It Doesn’t Matter; The Private Psychedelic Reel) and couple of the tracks towards the middle are utter throwaways. But you can almost look ... read more
An improvement over their debut, "Dig Your Own Hole" brings a lot more variety and bigger beats to make a catchy, influential electronic album.

Fav Tracks: Block Rockin' Beats, Where Do I Begin, Elektrobank, It Doesn't Matter, The Private Psychedelic Reel, Setting Sun, Dig Your Own Hole, Lost In The K Hole

Least Fav Track: Get Up On It Like This

Not as massive as their debut, but more flexible and more accessible.
Keep on partying!
Never liked this as much as the debut, still a pretty consistent album but has a more accessible and safe sound compared to the debut.
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Added on: December 19, 2012