Truant / Rough Sleeper

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Truant / Rough Sleeper
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Released14 December 2012 (2012-12-14)
Label Hyperdub
Producer Burial
Burial chronology
Truant / Rough Sleeper
Rival Dealer
Professional ratings
Review scores
Beats Per Minute 86% [1]
Consequence of Sound Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Fact 4/5 [3]
MSN Music (Expert Witness)A− [4]
Pitchfork 8.4/10 [5]
Resident Advisor 4.0/5 [6]
The Skinny Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg [7]
XLR8R 7/10 [8]

Truant / Rough Sleeper is the sixth extended play by British electronic music producer Burial. It was digitally released by Hyperdub on 14 December 2012, with a vinyl and CD release following on 17 December 2012.


Track listing

All tracks written and produced by Burial. [9]

2."Rough Sleeper"13:50
Total length:25:38


Chart (2012–13)Peak
UK Physical Singles (OCC) [10] 4
US Hot Singles Sales ( Billboard ) [11] 4
US Dance/Electronic Singles Sales ( Billboard ) [12] 1

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