Or (album)

Or is is a collaborative album by Swiss musician Golden Boy and French singer and DJ Miss Kittin. It was released in Austria, Germany and Switzerland on 13 August 2001 by Ladomat 2000 and internationally on 23 March 2002 by Illustrious Records in the United Kingdom and Emperor Norton Records in the United States.[4] The album includes the successful club single "Rippin Kittin" and a cover of "Campari Soda".

Or
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Studio album by
Released13 August 2001
Recorded2001
Genre
Length49:36
LabelLadomat 2000
ProducerStefan Altenburger
Miss Kittin chronology
Intimités
(1999)
Or
(2001)
First Album
(2001)
Golden Boy chronology
Or
(2001)
Alternative cover
US cover
US cover
Singles from Or
  1. "Rippin Kittin"
    Released: 26 August 2002
  2. "Autopilot"
    Released: 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Chart3/5 stars[2]
Venus ZineFavorable[3]

The tracks "Nix" and "It's Good for You to Meet People Like Us" were both included in the 2003 racing video game Midnight Club II.

SinglesEdit

"Rippin Kittin" was released as the first single on the album in 2001 in Germany,[5] and on 26 August 2002 internationally.[6] The song topped the UK Dance Chart and was placed at number 435 on Pitchfork's list of the Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s.[7]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Stefan Altenburger, except where noted.

German edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Autopilot"
5:55
2."It's Good for You to Meet People Like Us" 6:41
3."Campari Soda"Dominique Grandjean4:48
4."Nix" 6:01
5."Rippin Kittin"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
4:47
6."Kuckucksur" 6:41
7."1234" 4:43
8."Kopfstand"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
10:00
Total length:49:36
UK edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Autopilot"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
5:55
2."It's Good for You to Meet People Like Us" 6:41
3."1234" (vocal version) 4:43
4."Nix" 6:01
5."Rippin Kittin"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
4:47
6."Kuckucksur" 6:14
7."Campari Soda"Grandjean4:48
8."After 8"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
4:23
9."Kopfstand"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
10:00
Total length:53:32
US edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" 0:41
2."Autopilot"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
5:54
3."It's Good for You to Meet People Like Us" 6:41
4."1234" 5:18
5."Nix" 6:01
6."Rippin Kittin"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
4:47
7."Kuckucksuhr" 6:14
8."Campari Soda"Grandjean4:47
9."After 8"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
4:23
10."Kopfstand"
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
10:10
Total length:54:56
2004 US reissue bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
11."Rippin Kittin" (Glove Radio Mix)
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
3:49
12."Autopilot" (Casino Remix)
  • Altenburger (music)
  • Hervé (lyrics)
3:33

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Or.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chart review
  3. ^ Herodotou, Katerina (18 June 2002). "Golden Boy with Miss Kittin - Or (Emperor Norton)". Venus Zine. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Golden Boy With Miss Kittin – Or". Discogs. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Golden Boy With Miss Kittin – Rippin Kittin". Discogs. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Golden Boy With Miss Kittin – Rippin Kittin (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  7. ^ "Pitchfork: Staff Lists: The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s: 500-201". Pitchfork. 17 August 2009. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  8. ^ Or (liner notes). Golden Boy with Miss Kittin. Ladomat 2000. 2001. LADOMAT 2122-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)