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English Tapas is a studio album by English post-punk duo Sleaford Mods.[12] Recorded at Steve Mackey's West Heath Garage studios in London, it was released via Rough Trade Records on 3 March 2017.[13] It debuted at number 12 on the UK Albums Chart.[14]

English Tapas
Sleaford Mods - English Tapas.jpg
Studio album by
Released3 March 2017 (2017-03-03)
StudioWest Heath Garage
GenrePost-punk
Length37:31
LabelRough Trade Records
ProducerSleaford Mods
Sleaford Mods chronology
Key Markets
(2015)
English Tapas
(2017)
Eton Alive
(2019)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Guardian4/5 stars[3]
The Independent4/5 stars[4]
Mojo4/5 stars[5]
NME3/5 stars[6]
The Observer4/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork7.9/10[8]
Q4/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[10]
Uncut8/10[11]

Contents

AccoladesEdit

Publication Accolade Year Rank Ref.
Rough Trade Albums of the Year
2017
28

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Army Nights"3:02
2."Just Like We Do"2:54
3."Moptop"2:38
4."Messy Anywhere"3:12
5."Time Sands"3:10
6."Snout"2:44
7."Drayton Manored"3:36
8."Carlton Touts"2:52
9."Cuddly"3:44
10."Dull"2:41
11."B.H.S."3:48
12."I Feel So Wrong"3:10

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[16] 128
French Albums (SNEP)[17] 164
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[18] 60
Irish Albums (IRMA)[19] 91
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[20] 87
UK Albums (OCC)[21] 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "English Tapas by Sleaford Mods". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "English Tapas – Sleaford Mods". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ Petridis, Alexis (2 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods: English Tapas review – a bruising, brilliant post-Brexit tirade". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  4. ^ Gill, Andy (22 February 2017). "Album reviews: Sleaford Mods – English Tapas, Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer, Thundercat – Drunk, and more". The Independent. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  5. ^ Cameron, Keith (March 2017). "The best possible taste". Mojo (280): 91.
  6. ^ Cooper, Leonie (2 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods – 'English Tapas' Review". NME. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  7. ^ Mongredien, Phil (12 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods: English Tapas review – Brexit, BHS et al". The Observer. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  8. ^ Pattison, Louis (6 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods: ENGLiSH TAPAS". Pitchfork. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  9. ^ Perry, Andrew (April 2017). "Two Angry Men". Q (370): 108.
  10. ^ Hermes, Will (14 March 2017). "Review: Sleaford Mods' 'English Tapas' Is Post-Brexit Punk-Hop". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  11. ^ Bonner, Michael (24 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods – English Tapas". Uncut. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  12. ^ Gaca, Anna (13 December 2016). "Sleaford Mods Announce New Album English Tapas". Spin. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  13. ^ Slingerland, Calum (13 December 2016). "Sleaford Mods Serve Up 'English Tapas' LP, Announce Band Doc". Exclaim!. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  14. ^ Gorman, Rachel (10 March 2017). "Sleaford Mods score second Top 20 hit with new album English Tapas". Nottingham Post. Retrieved 15 March 2017.[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "Albums of the Year". Rough Trade. November 14, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  16. ^ "Ultratop.be – Sleaford Mods – English Tapas" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  17. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums – SNEP (Week 10, 2017)". Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  18. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Sleaford Mods – English Tapas" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  19. ^ "irishcharts.com – Discography Sleaford Mods". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  20. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Sleaford Mods – English Tapas". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  21. ^ "Sleaford Mods | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 16 March 2017.

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