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Rudimental - Home

Home (Rudimental album)

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Home
Studio album by Rudimental
Released29 April 2013
Recorded2012
GenreDrum and basshouseliquid funk,soul
Length56:23
LabelAsylum RecordsAtlantic Records, Black Butter
ProducerRudimentalMike Spencer
Singles from Home
  1. "Spoons"
    Released: 20 February 2012
  2. "Feel the Love"
    Released: 14 May 2012
  3. "Not Giving In"
    Released: 18 November 2012
  4. "Waiting All Night"
    Released: 14 April 2013
  5. "Right Here"
    Released: 12 August 2013
  6. "Free"
    Released: 18 November 2013
  7. "Powerless"
    Released: 23 February 2014
  8. "Give You Up"
    Released: June 2014
Home is the debut studio album by British drum and bass band Rudimental. It was released on 29 April 2013 via Warner Music UK. The album includes the singles "Spoons", "Feel the Love", "Not Giving In", "Waiting All Night", "Right Here", and "Free". The album cover features the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural. It was nominated for the 2013 Mercury Prize.

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Individual tracks[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Spoons" was released as the album's first single on 20 February 2012. It features vocals from MNEK and Syron, with the treble created with the sounds of spoons, hence the name for the single. It was also released as a free promotional single on iTunes.
  • "Feel the Love" was released as the album's second single on 14 May 2012. It features vocals from British singer John Newman. The song peaked at number one in the United Kingdom.[1]
  • "Not Giving In" was released as the third single from the album on 18 November 2012. It features vocals from John Newman andAlex Clare. The song peaked at number fourteen in the United Kingdom.[1]
  • "Waiting All Night" was released as the fourth single from the album on 14 April 2013.[2] It features vocals from Ella Eyre. The song peaked at number one in the United Kingdom.
  • "Right Here" was released as the fifth single from the album on 12 August 2013. It features vocals from Foxes. The song peaked at number fourteen in the United Kingdom.
  • "Free" was released as the sixth single from the album on 18 November 2013. It features vocals from Emeli Sandé. The song peaked at number 26 in the United Kingdom.
  • "Powerless" was released as the album's seventh single on 23 February 2014. It features vocals from Becky Hill.
  • "Give You Up" was released as the eighth single in June 2014, taken from the Deluxe Edition of the album. It features vocals fromAlex Clare.

Promotional songs[edit]

  • "Hell Could Freeze" was released on 14 January 2013 as a promotional single.[3] It was originally intended to be the album's third official single after "Feel the Love" and "Not Giving In". The song was first previewed in 27 November 2012, when it was named the Hottest Record in the World by Zane Lowe on his BBC Radio 1 show.[4][5][6] The song features American rapper Angel Haze. It also features additional vocals from Beth Aggett and backing vocals from MNEK. The Skream remix was included on the Waiting All Night EP, the Platinum Edition of the album and as an American bonus track.
  • "Baby" (featuring MNEK and Sinead Harnett) was first released as the second original track from the Waiting All Night EP. The music video, directed by Rob Rowland, was released on 24 April 2013 to promote the release of the album.[7] A remix competition for the track, promoted by Warner Music UK Limited in collaboration with SoundCloud, was held from 22 August 2013 to 6 October 2013.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic72/100[9]
Review scores
SourceRating
Spin8/10[10]
NME7/10[11]
Sputnikmusic3.7/5[12]
PopMatters6/10[13]
The Guardian3/5 stars[14]
The album received generally favourable reviews from music critics, scoring 73 at aggregator website Metacritic.[15] It was nominated for the 2013 Mercury Prize.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Piers Aggett, Amir Amor and Kesi Dryden, with additional writing credits shown below[16]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Home"  Sinead Harnett3:43
2."Feel the Love(featuring John Newman)John Newman4:05
3."Right Here(featuring Foxes)Jonny HarrisLouisa Rose Allen5:36
4."Hell Could Freeze" (featuring Angel Haze)Raykeea WilsonUzoechi Emenike, Beth Aggett4:40
5."Spoons" (featuring MNEK & Syron)Emenike5:22
6."Hide" (featuring Sinead Harnett)Emenike, Harnett6:01
7."Powerless" (featuring Becky Hill)Becky Hill, Hannah Symons3:55
8."More Than Anything" (featuring Emeli Sandé)Emeli Sandé, Jessica Symonds, Renell Shaw4:55
9."Not Giving In(featuring John Newman & Alex Clare)John Newman3:59
10."Baby" (featuring MNEK & Sinead Harnett)Emenike, Harnett4:00
11."Waiting All Night(featuring Ella Eyre)James Newman, Harris4:52
12."Free(featuring Emeli Sandé)Emeli Sandé5:06

Platinum edition[edit]

Platinum Edition bonus tracks[18]
No.TitleLength
13."Free" (featuring Emeli Sandé and Nas)4:29
14."Waiting All Night" (featuring Ella Eyre) (Kidnap Kid Remix)3:26
15."Hell Could Freeze" (featuring Angel Haze) (Skream Remix)6:34
16."Right Here" (featuring Foxes) (Andy C Remix)4:32
17."Feel the Love" (featuring John Newman) (Gorgon City Remix)

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