Body Music

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Body Music
Studio album by AlunaGeorge
Released26 July 2013 (2013-07-26)
Genre
Length50:22
LabelIsland
Producer
  • Aluna Francis
  • George Reid
Singles from Body Music
  1. "You Know You Like It"
    Released: 19 April 2012 (2012-04-19)
  2. "Your Drums, Your Love"
    Released: 10 September 2012 (2012-09-10)
  3. "Attracting Flies"
    Released: 8 March 2013 (2013-03-08)
  4. "Best Be Believing"
    Released: 8 November 2013 (2013-11-08)
 
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Body Music
Studio album by AlunaGeorge
Released26 July 2013 (2013-07-26)
Genre
Length50:22
LabelIsland
Producer
  • Aluna Francis
  • George Reid
Singles from Body Music
  1. "You Know You Like It"
    Released: 19 April 2012 (2012-04-19)
  2. "Your Drums, Your Love"
    Released: 10 September 2012 (2012-09-10)
  3. "Attracting Flies"
    Released: 8 March 2013 (2013-03-08)
  4. "Best Be Believing"
    Released: 8 November 2013 (2013-11-08)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Consequence of Sound3/5 stars[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
The Independent4/5 stars[5]
The Observer4/5 stars[6]
NME6/10[7]
Pitchfork Media7.6/10[8]
PopMatters8/10[9]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[10]
Spin6/10[11]

Body Music is the debut studio album by English electronic music duo AlunaGeorge, released on 26 July 2013 by Island Records. The album includes the singles "You Know You Like It", "Your Drums, Your Love", "Attracting Flies" and "Best Be Believing".

Singles[edit]

"You Know You Like It" was released as the album's lead single on 19 April 2012 by Tri Angle.[12] When re-released on 2 August 2013 by Island Records,[13] the single reached number thirty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.[14]

"Your Drums, Your Love", released as the second single from the album on 10 September 2012,[15] reached number fifty on the UK Singles Chart.[14]

The third single "Attracting Flies" was released on 8 March 2013,[16] peaking at number seventeen on the UK chart.[14]

"Best Be Believing" was released on 8 November 2013 as the album's fourth single.[17]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Aluna Francis and George Reid, except where noted. 

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Outlines"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:47
2."You Know You Like It"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:23
3."Attracting Flies"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:09
4."Your Drums, Your Love"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:39
5."Kaleidoscope Love"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:53
6."Bad Idea"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:16
7."Diver"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:17
8."Lost and Found"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
4:13
9."Best Be Believing"  
  • Francis
  • Reid
  • Sam Frank
Reid3:45
10."Superstar"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:21
11."Just a Touch"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
3:13
12."Body Music"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
4:02
13."Friends to Lovers"   
  • Francis
  • Reid
4:37
14."This Is How We Do It" (bonus track)Reid2:47
Total length:
50:22
Notes

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of the deluxe edition of Body Music.[21]

AlunaGeorge
Additional personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013)Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[22]71
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[23]80
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[24]43
Dutch Albums Chart[25]96
French Albums Chart[26]85
Irish Albums Chart[27]43
Scottish Albums Chart[28]33
Swiss Albums Chart[29]81
UK Albums Chart[30]11
US Dance/Electronic Albums[31]3
US Heatseekers Albums[32]2
US Independent Albums[33]35

Release history[edit]

RegionDateFormat(s)Edition(s)Label
Australia[34]26 July 2013
  • Standard
  • deluxe
Universal Music
France[35]Digital download
Germany[36]
  • CD
  • digital download
Ireland[37]Island Records
United Kingdom[38][18]Digital download
France[39]29 July 2013CDDeluxeBarclay Records
Germany[40]LPStandardUniversal Music
United Kingdom[41][20]CD
  • Standard
  • deluxe
Island Records
United States[42]30 July 2013Digital downloadStandardVagrant Records
Japan[19]31 July 2013
  • CD
  • digital download
DeluxeUniversal Music
France[43]5 August 2013LPStandardBarclay Records
United Kingdom[44]Island Records
United States[45]27 August 2013CDVagrant Records

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