Sixteen Oceans

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Sixteen Oceans
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Studio album by
Released13 March 2020 (2020-03-13)
Label Text
Producer Kieran Hebden
Four Tet chronology
New Energy
Sixteen Oceans
Singles from Sixteen Oceans
  1. "Teenage Birdsong"
    Released: 17 April 2019
  2. "Baby"
    Released: 23 January 2020
  3. "4T Recordings"
    Released: 3 March 2020
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 74/100 [1]
Review scores
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Exclaim! 7/10 [3]
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Paste 7.3/10 [5]
Pitchfork 6.9/10 [6]

Sixteen Oceans is the tenth studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 13 March 2020. [7] The album contains the previously released single "Teenage Birdsong". [8] To support the album, another single named "Baby", featuring vocals by British singer Ellie Goulding, was released on 23 January 2020. [9] A third single titled "4T Recordings" was released on 3 March 2020. [7]



On 21 January 2020, Four Tet posted an image on his Instagram account of a Post-it note with the title and the track listing of the album, and the message "new album released March 2020". [10] [11]

Track listing

Sixteen Oceans track listing
4."Teenage Birdsong"3:25
6."Love Salad"7:20
7."Insect Near Piha Beach"5:15
8."Hi Hello"0:48
10."Something in the Sadness"5:11
11."1993 Band Practice"1:05
13."Bubbles at Overlook 25th March 2019"1:03
14."4T Recordings"3:17
15."This Is for You"2:05
16."Mama Teaches Sanskrit"4:24
Total length:54:37



Chart performance for Sixteen Oceans
Chart (2020)Peak
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [12] 143
Scottish Albums (OCC) [13] 26
UK Albums (OCC) [14] 34
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard) [15] 22

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