Burial ‎– Untrue

Hyperdub ‎– HDBLP002
2 × Vinyl, 12", Album


A1 Archangel 3:57
A2 Near Dark 3:52
B1 Homeless 5:20
B2 Shell Of Light 4:39
C1 Raver 4:57
C2 Etched Headplate 5:58
D1 Untrue 6:15
D2 UK 1:41
D3 Endorphin 2:58

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All tracks written and produced (2006-7)
Burial published by Domino Publishing Ltd.
Manufactured and distributed by Cargo Records.
Mastered @transition-studio.co.uk

Track durations and BPM are not provided on the record.
A1: 136 | A2: 135
B1: 135-138 | B2: 127
C1: 124 | C2: 131
D1: 127 | D2: - | D3: -

Track "Archangel" samples "One Wish" by Ray J

First 500 copies purchased from Boomkat.com contained limited edition artwork insert

Additional copies were repressed in Feb 2015

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 024545 486513
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5024545486513
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): HDBLP002A TRANSITION
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): HDBLP 002B TRANSITION
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side C): HDBLP002C TRANSITION
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side D): HDBLP002D TRANSITION

Other Versions (5 of 20) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HDBLP002 Burial Untrue(2x12", Album, RE) Hyperdub HDBLP002 UK 2014 Sell This Version
BRC-322, HDBCD002 Burial Untrue(CD, Album, RE) Beat Records, Hyperdub BRC-322, HDBCD002 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
HDB002-CD Burial Untrue(CDr, CD-ROM, Promo) Hyperdub HDB002-CD Australia 2007 Sell This Version
HDBCD002 Burial Untrue(CD, Album, Key) Hyperdub HDBCD002 UK 2007 Sell This Version
HDBLP002 Burial Untrue(2x12", Album) Hyperdub HDBLP002 UK 2007 Sell This Version


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September 16, 2019
Voted the best Electronic album of 2007 by the members of The World’s Greatest Ever Electronic Music Albums group.



August 1, 2019
Apparently, various sellers are selling newer copies under the 2007 version, which is frustrating.


April 7, 2018

Glad I bought this record. Both the vinyl itself and the music on it are superb. The record is heavyweight, packed in a great sleeve and of course carries the best Dubstep/Garage-music my ears have ever had the pleasure of listening to. 5/5


March 13, 2018
hopefully i'm not the only who will appreciate a cassette release


August 6, 2017
Burial is a UK Garage cum Dubstep music, signed to Hyperdub record label, where the record label saw two top class critically album released one after the another. First was his self – titled album – Burial and next – Untrue.

Self – Titled was the precursor for Untrue album. Elements of 2 step, UK Garage, Ambient and Dubstep used in self-titled were retained in Untrue, but obviously were experimented, juxtaposed with complimentary vocals, airy cum atmospheric vibes and burial styled drums, which gave a distinct and peculiar sound to Untrue.

The album has a lot of replaybility. One might after listening to it, get the vibes of R&B music. Highly Recommended!


July 23, 2017
Burials best album , the atmospherics are more advanced and in another league to his previous releases , why the critics rave about them i have no idea , this is easily his more engaging work , this is an album that connects to your soul , This album is one of the best atmospheric albums of all time, a masterpiece that invokes the mind on journeys of emotional extremes


March 7, 2017
edited over 4 years ago
Burial manages to keep hold of your attention through the whole album even though there is no real climax. After you're done listening you will find yourself contemplating life and questioning your life decisions. The wide range of emotions going through your mind while listening this album are both fascinating and confronting.

The artwork is great as well, really adding to the dark, mysterious vibe of the album.
In my opinion the only downside is that the 2x12" does not include some of the shorter compositions as "Untitled", "Ghost Hardware", "In McDonalds" and "Dog Shelter" which are included on the CD.

Edit: Dang, forgot to mention there is a 2016 Reprint available which include the "missing" tracks.


October 16, 2016
If there was a pirate radio station broadcasting from a haunted submarine, this is what it would sound like.

I heart Burial.


September 20, 2015
such a raw record


March 6, 2014
I just would like to know why the hell it was decided (Hyperdub? Domino?) not to print some "necessary" tunes on vinyl (I'm talking about the "short pieces" In McDonalds & Dog Shelter) since there's enough physical space available on wax (eg. the end of sides A & B). I mean, look at it!
I can partially understand the choice to leave apart Ghost Hardware for a separate dj-friendly release etc, but seriously, this puzzled me.
Hope someone out there will realize it, go behind and make availabe on vinyl those short pieces and some other lost tunes like Fostercare!
I can't content myself with mp3, and sorry if it sounds as a vent of frustration rather than a review. This album is fundamental.