Emika ‎– Emika



3 Hours 4:40
Common Exchange 3:33
Professional Loving 3:48
Be My Guest 4:27
Count Backwards 4:01
Double Edge 4:40
Pretend 4:15
The Long Goodbye 4:45
FM Attention 3:44
Drop The Other 3:28
Come Catch Me 4:06
Credit Theme 2:16

Versions (6)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ZENCD156 Emika Emika(CD, Album) Ninja Tune ZENCD156 UK 2011 Sell This Version
ZEN156 Emika Emika(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Ninja Tune ZEN156 UK 2011
NLSCD059 Emika Emika(2xCD, Album, Ltd, Promo) Ninja Tune Licensing Sampler NLSCD059 UK 2011 Sell This Version
ZEN156 Emika Emika(2xLP, Album, Ltd) Ninja Tune ZEN156 UK & Europe 2011 Sell This Version
BARCODE57CD Emika Emika(CD, Album) Barcode Records BARCODE57CD Poland 2011 Sell This Version
ZENCD156P Emika Emika(CDr, Album, Promo) Ninja Tune ZENCD156P UK 2011 Sell This Version


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November 2, 2015
referencing Emika, CD, Album, ZENCD156

Emika's self-titled debut came at the height of the dubstep craze, but it stands head-and-shoulders above the field. Right from the opening track, "3 Hours," which slowly filters in as the kick drum keeps it steady as the vocals hint at an exhausted state of love, while "Common Exchange" has a more martial beat. She brings an ache to "Professional Loving," and a lightness to "Count Backwards," but the understated sadness and glitchy aggression of "Double Edge" stands even stronger. "Pretend" exudes chaos, as does "The Long Goodbye," though more subdued, while "FM Attention" thrums with an anxious energy. But the tender and sharp "Drop the Other" seems to combine all these aspects together: the crisp percussion, the deep bass, a twitchy anxiety, a quiet sadness. "Come Catch Me" lets an understated house beat ground the track, before the classical "Credit Theme" closes out the album. Beautiful and compelling.


December 22, 2011
referencing Emika, CD, Album, ZENCD156
Not since Portishead's debut have I heard such an amazingly dark, claustrophic and brilliant debut. Essential with either headphones to catch every whisper, or full volume for shaking your foundations with it's massive amounts of sub-bass.