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I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
Album by Earl
Earl SweatShirt
Released March 23, 2015
Recorded 2014
Length 29:56
Label Tan Cressida, Columbia Records
Producer randomblackdude (also exec.), Left Brain
I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt (originally titled Gnossos) is the second studio album by American rapper Earl Sweatshirt. It was released on March 23, 2015, by Tan Cressida under exclusive license to Columbia Records.

Release and promotion Edit

On March 16, 2015, the album pre-order appeared on the iTunes Store without prior announcement, in part due to an error by Sony Music Entertainment. On March 17, 2015, Earl released a music video for the song "Grief". The full album was digitally released on March 23, 2015, and the physical version was released later on April 14, 2015.

Critical reception Edit

Upon its release, I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt received widespread acclaim from music critics. AtMetacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from critics, the album has received an average score of 81, indicating "universal acclaim", based on 30 reviews. The album received an 8.0/10 from Pitchfork Media, with reviewer Winston Cook-Wilson stating, "From the first bars of the swaggering organ-driven opener 'Huey', it feels like the realization of a voice that, in some sense, he's had an APB out on since his first record." In a positive review for Exclaim!, Erin Lowers praised Earl's "raw and honest" look at both sides of success.

Commercial performance Edit

The album debuted at number 11 on the Billboard 200, selling 30,000 copies. It was the seventh highest selling album in the United States that week.

Track listing Edit

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Huey"   Thebe Kgositsile randomblackdude 1:52
2. "Mantra"   Kgositsile randomblackdude 3:48
3. "Faucet"   Kgositsile randomblackdude 3:07
4. "Grief"   Kgositsile randomblackdude 4:10
5. "Off Top"   Kgositsile, Vyron Dalyan Turner Left Brain 1:46
6. "Grown Ups" (featuring Dash) Kgositsile, Darien Dash randomblackdude 2:57
7. "AM // Radio" (featuring Wiki) Kgositsile, Patrick Morales randomblackdude 4:02
8. "Inside"   Kgositsile randomblackdude 1:49
9. "DNA" (featuring Na'kel) Kgositsile, Na'kel Smith randomblackdude 3:52
10. "Wool" (featuring Vince Staples) Kgositsile, Vince Staples randomblackdude 2:33
Total length: 29:56