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Sept. 5th (stylized as SEPT. 5TH) is the debut studio album by Canadian R&B duo dvsn, released on March 27, 2016 by OVO Sound and Warner Bros. Records.[1] The album's production was handled primarily by Nineteen85, assisted by Noël Cadastre and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

SEPT. 5TH
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 27, 2016 (2016-03-27)
GenreAlternative R&B
Length46:40
Label
Producer
Dvsn chronology
SEPT. 5TH
(2016)
Morning After
(2017)
Singles from Sept. 5th
  1. "The Line"
    Released: September 5, 2015
  2. "With Me"
    Released: September 5, 2015
  3. "Too Deep"
    Released: December 2, 2015
  4. "Hallucinations"
    Released: December 24, 2015

The album received positive reviews and was listed in some best-of-the-year year-end lists, including that by Spin magazine.[2]

SinglesEdit

On September 5, 2015, the two singles "The Line" and "With Me" were released. Both tracks' production were handled and provided by Nineteen85.

On December 2, 2015, the album's third single, "Too Deep", was released. The production on this track was handled and provided also by Nineteen85.

On December 24, 2015, the album's fourth single, "Hallucinations", the production of which was handled and provided by Nineteen85 and Stephen Kozmeniuk, was released.

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [4]
Exclaim!9/10[5]
Pitchfork8.3/10[6]
PopMatters          [7]

Upon release, SEPT. 5TH received positive reviews from music critics.

Spin magazine placed the album at #34 in its best albums of the year year-end list.[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."With Me"Nineteen856:59
2."Too Deep"
Nineteen853:20
3."Try / Effortless"
  • Nineteen85
  • Noël Cadastre[a]
  • Stephen Kozmeniuk[a]
5:33
4."Do It Well"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
Nineteen854:11
5."In + Out"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
Nineteen853:46
6."Sept. 5th"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
Nineteen853:56
7."Hallucinations"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
  • Kozmeniuk
  • Nineteen85
  • Kozmeniuk
4:06
8."Another One"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
  • Feeney
  • Gabriel Gagnon
  • Beauline Lafond
  • Camile Poliquin
Nineteen853:49
9."Angela"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
  • Cadastre
  • Kozmeniuk
  • Talevski
Nineteen853:49
10."The Line"
  • Daley
  • Jefferies
  • Brett Kruger
Nineteen857:11
Total length:46:40

Notes

  • ^a signifies a co-producer.
  • "Too Deep" features additional vocals by Amoy Levy, Camille Harrison and May Marquardt.
  • "In + Out" features additional vocals by August Rigo and Victoria Sheahan.
  • "Sept. 5th" features additional vocals by May Marquardt.
  • "Another One" features background vocals by May Marquardt and Rahiem Hurlock.
  • "Angela" features additional vocals by James Vincent McMorrow.

PersonnelEdit

Credits for SEPT. 5TH adapted from AllMusic.[8]

  • Harley Arsenault – mixing engineer
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Les Bateman – mixing engineer
  • Noël Cadastre – mixing, producer, recording
  • Noel "Gadget" Campbell – mixing
  • Leonardo Delapena – guitar
  • Dvsn – primary artist, vocals
  • Camille Harrison – additional vocals
  • Dave Huffman – engineer
  • Rahiem Hurlock – background vocals
  • Paul Jefferies – mixing
  • Stephen Kozmeniuk – producer
  • Amoy Levy – additional vocals
  • May Marquardt – additional vocals, background vocals
  • James Vincent McMorrow – additional vocals
  • Greg Moffett – mixing engineer
  • Nineteen85 – producer
  • August Rigo – additional vocals
  • Travis Sewchan – recording
  • Victoria Sheahan – additional vocals
  • Noah Shebib – mixing

ChartsEdit

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide March 27, 2016 Digital download [13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diep, Eric (March 27, 2016). "dvsn's 'Sept. 5th' Album Is Finally Here". Complex. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "The 50 Best Albums of 2016". Spin. December 12, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2017.
  3. ^ "Reviews for Sept. 5th by dvsn". Metacritic.
  4. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Sept 5th - dvsn". AllMusic.
  5. ^ Sylvester, Daniel (April 1, 2016). "dvsn Sept. 5". Exclaim!.
  6. ^ Dombal, Ryan (April 5, 2016). "dvsn: Sept. 5th Album Review". Pitchfork.
  7. ^ Duricy, Brian (May 2, 2016). "dvsn: Sept. 5TH". PopMatters.
  8. ^ "Sept 5th - dvsn | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "dvsn Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  10. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "dvsn Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "dvsn Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  13. ^ All citations concerning the release history of Sept. 5th:

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