A Grand Don't Come For Free
The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2004 Rank: #7 / 284
User Score
Based on 69 ratings
Your Review
May 1, 2017
97
If it wasn't for 'Not Addicted'

This would be one of the greatest of all time, of not already.

this album is more than a classic, as Skinner says on OPM 'It's a movement'

People like Sleaford Mods, King Krule and even you could say, the present Drum n Bass scene, has been heavily influenced by this album. It's such deep story telling and it was so out of the blue to do so.

It isn't looking to be classic music, it's very shy doing it. Skinner just simply wants to tell it how it is and it ... read more
Apr 1, 2017
dakotaconcrete
87
Superb storytelling.
Oct 3, 2016
StellaTheDiver
68
is it because i'm not British? :(
May 29, 2016
78
He meets Simone, he loses £1000 and in the end she's gone.
Then he dries his eyes, returns to his bedroom and tells the whole story to his computer in his own, unique way!
Oct 11, 2015
NonkelHans
95
Totally missed this when it came out.
Very British. And like Small Faces and Ian Dury: good fun. And if the Yanks don't like it: bad for them, isn't it?
Big booms, good for for your car as well.
END OF YEAR LISTS
#3/NME
#3/Pitchfork
#7/SPIN
Track List
  1. It Was Supposed To Be So Easy
  2. Could Well Be In
  3. Not Addicted
  4. Blinded By The Lights
  5. Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
  6. Get Out Of My House
  7. Fit But You Know It
  8. Such A Twat
  9. What Is He Thinking?
  10. Dry Your Eyes
  11. Empty Cans
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patton, alexgonzriv, erik, royalflush