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Fur and Gold

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Recorded  2006
Fur and Gold (2006)  Two Suns (2009)
Release date  11 September 2006
Length  46:47
Artist  Bat for Lashes
Label  The Echo Label
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Released  11 September 2006 (2006-09-11)
Producer  Natasha Khan, David Kosten
Genres  Alternative rock, Dream pop, Baroque pop, Folktronica
Independent music albums  Sea Sew, Panic Prevention, Youth Novels, He Poos Clouds, Ashes

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Fur and Gold is the debut album by English recording artist Bat for Lashes, released on 11 September 2006 by The Echo Label. It was released to critical acclaim and was nominated for the 2007 Mercury Prize. In 2007, the album was re-released through Parlophone. Fur and Gold contains the singles "The Wizard", "Trophy", "Prescilla", and "What's a Girl to Do?" In 2008, "What's a Girl to Do?" was re-released as a 12" with a remix featuring Scroobius Pip and Plaid.

Contents

Critical reception

Fur and Gold was generally well received by critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 81, based on 15 reviews, which indicates "universal acclaim".

Track listing

All tracks written by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

Personnel

  • Natasha Khan – vocals, keyboards (1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 10); producer, string arrangements (all tracks); percussion (1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 10); drums (2, 4, 6); piano (3, 5–9, 11); Hammond organ (5); harmonium (6); autoharp (7); guitar, vibraphone (9); sounds (11); artwork
  • Tim Byford – drums (1, 4, 10, 11)
  • Ben Christophers – bass, guitar (4, 6, 10)
  • Abi Fry – viola (1, 3, 8–11); string arrangements (all tracks)
  • Mary Funnell – violin (8); string arrangements (all tracks)
  • Mikee Goodman – vocal sea sounds (9)
  • Howard Gott – violin (1, 2, 8)
  • Tim Hutton – trombone, trumpet (10)
  • David Kosten – producer, engineer, mixing, additional keyboards, additional programming (all tracks); special foot taps (8); keyboards (9)
  • Will Lemon – spoken word (11)
  • Anna McInerney – violin (8); string arrangements (all tracks)
  • Peter Moyse – band photography
  • Josh T. Pearson – backing vocals (2, 9); guitar (2, 11); intro (11)
  • Emma Ramsdale – harp (1, 4)
  • Rachael T. Sell – backing vocals (10)
  • Sophie Sirota – violin (1, 2, 8)
  • Caroline Weeks – autoharp (3); backing vocals (3, 6, 8); guitar (6–8)
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Songs

    1Horse and I3:04
    2Trophy4:01
    3Tahiti3:38

    References

    Fur and Gold Wikipedia


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