Pink (Four Tet album)

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Pink
Pink (Four Tet album) cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released20 August 2012 (2012-08-20)
Genre Outsider house
Length61:46
Label Text
Producer Kieran Hebden
Four Tet chronology
There Is Love in You
(2010)
Pink
(2012)
Beautiful Rewind
(2013)
Singles from Pink
  1. "Pinnacles"
    Released: 14 March 2011 (2011-03-14)
  2. "Locked" / "Pyramid"
    Released: 12 September 2011 (2011-09-12)
  3. "Jupiters" / "Ocoras"
    Released: 28 May 2012 (2012-05-28)
  4. "128 Harps"
    Released: 2 July 2012 (2012-07-02)
  5. "Lion" / "Peace for Earth"
    Released: 15 October 2012 (2012-10-15)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic? 6.7/10 [1]
Metacritic 79/100 [2]
Review scores
SourceRating
The Boston Phoenix Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg [3]
The Irish Times Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Pitchfork 8.2/10 [5]
Q Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [6]
Resident Advisor 3.5/5 [7]
Spin 8/10 [8]
XLR8R 9.5/10 [9]

Pink is the sixth studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 20 August 2012 by Text Records. [10] The album primarily comprises tracks that had already been issued as 12-inch singles; only "Lion" and "Peace for Earth" were previously unreleased. [10]

Contents

Pink reached number 74 on the UK Albums Chart. [11]

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Locked"8:30
2."Lion"9:01
3."Jupiters"5:48
4."Ocoras"5:24
5."128 Harps"4:52
6."Pyramid"8:27
7."Peace for Earth"11:23
8."Pinnacles"8:21
Total length:61:46

Charts

Chart (2012)Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC) [11] 74
UK Dance Albums (OCC) [12] 3
UK Independent Albums (OCC) [13] 8
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) [14] 38
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard) [15] 23

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