Recess (album)

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Recess
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 14, 2014
Recorded2011–14
GenreEDM - Brostep - Dubstep - Drum & Bass - Electronica - Trap
Length46:34
LanguageEnglish
LabelAsylum, Big Beat, OWSLA, Atlantic
ProducerSkrillex, Kill the Noise, KillaGraham, Alvin Risk, Chance The Rapper, The Social Experiment, Diplo
Skrillex chronology
''Leaving
(2013)
Recess ''-''

Recess is the debut studio album by American electronic music producer, Skrillex. Recess was released on March 14, 2014. It was released through Big Beat Records, Asylum Records, and Atlantic Records.[1]

The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200. Skrillex recorded the album while he was touring around the world, through countries such as the United States, Canada, South Korea, and the United Kingdom.[2]

The album featured the singles "Try It Out" and "Recess".

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic59/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[4]
Consequence of SoundC+[5]
Fact3/5 stars[6]
Now3/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork5.7/10[8]
Spin7/10[9]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[10]

Songs[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "All Is Fair in Love and Brostep" (featuring Ragga Twins)  
2. "Recess" (with Kill the Noise featuring Fatman Scoop and Michael Angelakos)  
3. "Stranger" (with KillaGraham featuring Sam Dew)  
4. "Try It Out" (with Alvin Risk) (Neon Mix)  
5. "Coast Is Clear" (featuring Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment)  
6. "Dirty Vibe" (with Diplo featuring G-Dragon & CL)  
7. "Ragga Bomb" (featuring Ragga Twins)  
8. "Doompy Poomp"    
9. "Fuck That"    
10. "Ease My Mind" (featuring Niki & The Dove)  
11. "Fire Away" (featuring Kid Harpoon)  

References[change | change source]

  1. "iTunes - Music - Recess by Skrillex". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  2. "Skrillex Discusses 'Recess,' Learning From Kanye West & 'Vibing Out'". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  3. "Recess - Reviews - Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  4. "Recess - Skrillex". Allmusic. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  5. "Album Review: Skrillex - Recess". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  6. "Recess - FACT". Fact. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  7. "Skrillex - Recess". Now. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  8. "Skrillex: Recess". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  9. "Skrillex Flirts With Top 40 On His Occasionally Brilliant 'Recess'". Spin. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  10. "Skrillex Recess Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-10-28.