Badly Drawn Boy ‎– About A Boy

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Twisted Nerve ‎– TNXLCD152, XL Recordings ‎– TNXLCD152
CD, Album, Slipcase
UK & Europe
08 Apr 2002
Rock, Pop, Stage & Screen
Folk Rock, Pop Rock, Soundtrack


1 Exit Stage Right 0:21
2 A Peak You Reach
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Backing Vocals [BGV], Horns, Vocals – Damon GoughBacking Vocals – Gia Ciambotti, Sharon CelaniBass – Sasha KrivtsovChamberlin – Jon BrionDrum Programming – Tom R.*Drums – Joey Waronker, Pete ThomasLap Steel Guitar – Mike Brenner
3 Something To Talk About
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano, Backing Vocals [BGV], Synthesizer, Vocals – Damon GoughBacking Vocals – Ashley ArrisonBass – Sasha KrivtsovDrums – Joey Waronker
4 Dead Duck 0:46
5 Above You, Below Me
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Damon GoughArranged By [Orchestra], Conductor [Orchestra] – Suzie KatayamaBass – Sasha KrivtsovChamberlin – Jon BrionDrums – Joey Waronker
6 I Love N.Y.E. 3:20
7 Silent Sigh
Backing Vocals – Gia Ciambotti, Sharon CelaniBass – Sasha KrivtsovDrums – Joey WaronkerGuitar, Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Triangle, Horns, Strings, Vocals – Damon GoughSteel Guitar [Lap Steel Noises] – Mike BrennerSynthesizer [Synth Sweeps] – Tom R.*
8 Wet, Wet, Wet 0:42
9 River-Sea-Ocean
Backing Vocals – Ashley ArrisonBass, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Jon BrionDrums – Pete Thomas, Pete ThomasGuitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals [BGV], Vocals – Damon Gough
10 S.P.A.T.
Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Horns, Percussion – Damon GoughDrum Programming – Tom R.*Trombone – Pete Beechill*
11 Rachel's Flat 0:34
12 Walking Out Of Stride
Xylophone, Guitar, French Horn, Keyboards, Celesta, Vocals – Damon Gough
13 File Me Away
Backing Vocals – Gia Ciambotti, Sharon CelaniBass, Guitar, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Celesta, Keyboards, Vocals – Damon GoughDrum Programming – Tom R.*Strings – London Metropolitan Orchestra*
14 A Minor Incident
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Damon Gough
15 Delta (Little Boy Blues)
Bass, Synthesizer – Tom R.*Drum Programming, Synthesizer, Bass – Tom R.*Guitar [Fuzz], Chamberlin – Jon BrionGuitar, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Strings, Keyboards, Flute – Damon GoughNoises [Backwards] – Chuy FloresSaxophone – Jeff Turmes
16 Donna & Blitzen
Bass, Bells, Piano, Keyboards, Strings, Vocals – Damon GoughChamberlin, Voice – Jon BrionDrum Programming – Tom R.*

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Issued in a jewelcase with cardboard slipcase.

Recorded at Larrabee East, Third Stone Recording and Cello Studios. Orchestra recorded at Air Studios.
Mixed at Studio Atlantis, LA and Sphere Studios, UK.
Mastered at Precision Mastering.

Published by:
UK & Eire: Badly Drawn Boy Music Ltd/Big Life Music Ltd.
Australia & New Zealand: Badly Drawn Boy Music Ltd/Mushroom Music Pty Ltd.
Rest of world: Badly Drawn Boy Music Ltd/Diesel 2 Publishing/Kojam Music Ltd/Kolbalt Music Publishing.

℗ 2002 XL Recordings Ltd. © 2002 XL Recordings Ltd. 2002
The copyright in this sound recording is owned by XL Recordings Ltd.
Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 634904015220
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): TNXLCD152
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, 3, 4, 5): sonopress 50319858/TNXLCD152 02
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2, 3, 4, 5): IFPI LB 46
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 6N12
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0796
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0742
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 0789
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 0746
  • Label Code: LC05667

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