The Hour of Bewilderbeast

Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour of Bewilderbeast
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2000 Ratings: #30 / 112
User Score
Based on 43 ratings
Liked by 1 person
October 3, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
XL Recordings / Beggars Banquet / Label
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Damon Gough is hardly ever a part of the music conversation these days, in no small part due to a string of uninspiring albums and a long period of silence. But at the turn of the century, Badly Drawn Boy was one of the biggest names in UK indie, on the strength of his soundtrack for 2002 romcom “About a Boy,” and “The Hour of Bewilderbeast,” which easily could have soundtracked a slightly weirder romcom from the same era. Gough’s blend of chamber pop, twee pop, ... read more
NR
He threw it all in here and was never able to match it.
DalekTurret32
99
The Shining [97]
Everybody's Stalking [99]
Bewilder {IGNORING, 90}
Fall In A River [96]
Camping Next To Water [99]
Stone On The Water [100]
Another Pearl [100]
Body Rap {IGNORING, 94}
Once Around The Block [101]
This Song [99]
Bewilderbeast [101]
Magic In The Air [100]
Cause A Rockslide [103]
Pissing In The Wind [97]
Blistered Heart [94] (-)
Disillusion [99]
Say It Again [97]
Epitaph [100]

Top 10:

10. Disillusion
9. Everybody's Stalking
8. This Song
7. Another Pearl
6. Epitaph
5. Magic In ... read more
CheapandLethal
65
Better stuff out there
Tom Simmons
81
Fav Tracks: Everybody's Stalking, Another Pearl, The Shining, Epitaph, Fall In A River, Camping Next To Water, Once Around The Block, Pissing In The Wind
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Year End Lists

#4/NME
#18/Pitchfork

Track List

  1. The Shining
  2. Everybody's Stalking
  3. Bewilder
  4. Fall in a River
  5. Camping Next to Water
  6. Stone on the Water
  7. Another Pearl
  8. Body Rap
  9. Once Around the Block
  10. This Song
  11. Bewilderbeast
  12. Magic in the Air
  13. Cause a Rockslide
  14. Pissing in the Wind
  15. Blistered Heart
  16. Disillusion
  17. Say It Again
  18. Epitaph
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