Damien Rice - 9
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Based on 21 reviews
2006 Ratings: #407 / 713
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Based on 57 ratings
2006 Ratings: #145
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Imagine Dragon Deez Nuts

Part Three

It'd be cool to like something right about now.

Damien Rice's previous album 0 is, well there's no easy way to put this, it's a masterpiece. A completly serine body of work that functions not only as an astoundingly beautiful folk album but as a grand statement about love itself. 9 on the other hand, 9 feels like 0 but not as good. A true Evermore to my Folklore ya know.

These songs clearly ... read more


9 Crimes 9.7💚
The Animals Were Gone 8.4💚
Elephant 7.4💚
Rootless Tree 5.4💛
Dogs 5.7💛
Coconunt Skins 4.6💛
Me,My Yoke And I 3.5❤
Grey Room 6.4💚
Accidental Babies 7.4💚
Sleep Don't Weep 5.0💛

Nota Final:63💚💚💚(Mediano)


Embracing more of a Rock sound, 9 is stylistically more varied and in my opinion enjoyable than 0. The project boasts some of Rice's catchiest performances; especially on 9 Crimes which along with it's demo start and finish the album with a feeling of regret. The songs range from depressive ballads, to 21 minute epics that seem to be inspired by Pink Floyd. It is a wide array of sounds that paint Rice as a man atoning for the sins he has commited. The sound of a man suffering the consequences ... read more

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Track List

  1. 9 Crimes
  2. The Animals Were Gone
  3. Elephant
  4. Rootless Tree
  5. Dogs
  6. Coconut Skins
  7. Me, My Yoke + I
  8. Grey Room
  9. Accidental Babies
  10. Sleep Don't Weep
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Added on: January 6, 2014