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Drenge
Studio album by Drenge
Released Infectious Records, 19 August 2013
Genre blues rock, indie rock, alternative rock, punk rock, grunge
Label Infectious Records
 Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
NME (8/10)[1]
Metacritic (7.6/10)[2]
The Guardian Star fullStar fullStar fullStar fullStar empty[3]
The Independent Star fullStar fullStar fullStar emptyStar empty[4]
Clash (8/10)[5]

Drenge is the self-titled debut album by British band Drenge. It was released on 19 August 2013 on Infectious Records. The album reached at #39 on the iTunes charts upon its release.[6]

The album received mostly positive reviews with Clash Music describing the album as using a "brand of raucous, nihilistic, grungy garage punk" as "thrilling", as well as stating that "The thrashing energy [heard in earlier tracks] does relent somewhat towards the end, yet this remains an impressive introductory manifesto."[5]

Their single 'Bloodsports' was nominated for Zane Lowe's 2013 Top 100 Hottest Records.[7]

The artwork for this album features a photograph of Wardsend Cemetery in Sheffield and a nearby scrapyard.

Track listing[8]Edit

No. Title Length
1. "People in Love Make Me Feel Yuck"   1:50
2. "Dogmeat"   2:22
3. "I Want to Break You in Half"   1:51
4. "Bloodsports"   2:32
5. "Backwaters"   3:12
6. "Gun Crazy"   2:06
7. "Face Like a Skull"   3:32
8. "I Don't Want to Make Love to You"   2:48
9. "Nothing"   3:40
10. "Bye Bye Bao Bao"   1:10
11. "Let's Pretend"   8:03
12. "Fuckabout"   4:15


SinglesEdit

  • "Bloodsports" (04/03/2013) on Infectious Records[9]
No. Title Length
1. "Bloodsports"   2:31
2. "Dogmeat"   2:23


  • "Backwaters" (17/05/2013) on Infectious Records[10]
No. Title Length
1. "Backwaters"   3:13
2. "Necromance is Dead"   1:51


  • "Face Like A Skull" (19/07/2013)[11] on Infectious Records[12]
No. Title Length
1. "Face Like A Skull"   3:32
2. "Done Thing"   2:09


ReferencesEdit

  1. NME review
  2. Metacritic review
  3. The Guardian review
  4. The Independent review
  5. 5.0 5.1 Clash review
  6. iTunes Page with chart information
  7. Zane Lowe's 100 Hottest Records 2013
  8. iTunes page for tracklisting
  9. iTunes page for tracklisting
  10. iTunes page for tracklisting
  11. The Guardian article for release date
  12. iTunes page for tracklisting

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