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Demon Days

Gorillaz - Demon Days
Critic Score
Based on 17 reviews
2005 Ratings: #130 / 367
User Score
Based on 614 ratings
2005 Ratings: #14
May 24, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin / Label
Art Pop, Trip Hop / Genres
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ThrowBackG
92
I was sitting at my desk today waiting for the clock count to 5:00 PM. I was doing research on the new Demon Days repress of vinyl when I decided to give this a spin. I was thinking about how at one point at the age of 14 I was willing to spend $300 for the first press because I loved this album so much! It's been four years since I've listened to this album in its entirety and when I heard the drums explode in the end of 'Kid With Guns' I had a realization.

This album really is the soundtrack ... read more
Tacorillaz
92
My personal favorite album.

Personal track ranking:
15. Intro
14. White Light
13. Don't Get Lost In Heaven
12. DARE
11. November Has Come
10. All Alone
9. Demon Days
8. El Mañana
7. O Green World
6. Fire Coming Out Of A Monkey's Head
5. Dirty Harry
4. Last Living Souls
3. Feel Good Inc.
2. Kids With Guns
1. Every Planet We Reach Is Dead

The interesting genre-blending between rock and hip hop make this album stand out, and the melancholic vibes coupled with the fitting lyrics make it a ... read more
amw100
81
The most important album of the 2000's in my opinion. Capturing the world after 9/11 in the most perfect way and acting as a way to understand coping with a world like this.
Plats
96
Great production, thought-provoking themes and some of Damon’s best vocals are here in one extraordinary package.

Fav Tracks: Feel Good Inc, DARE, Dirty Harry, Every Planet We Reach Is Dead, El Manana, Kids With Guns, November Has Come, Fire Coming Out Of The Monkey’s Head, O Green World

Least Fav Track: White Light

Score:
9.6
Amazing
exception
88
having a "virtual band" seemed like a silly concept at first to me, but then i listened to a few gorillaz tracks, followed by their debut LP. and boy was i proven wrong. gorillaz has such a unique mix of many genres including rock, hip hop, pop, and electronic music. the guest verses were very good, and it's not like these were nobody rappers either. the instrumentation was very impressive, the variation of different mediums used to create the instrumentals was one of the best ... read more
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#10/NME
#15/No Ripcord
#15/Rolling Stone

Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Last Living Souls
  3. Kids With Guns
  4. O Green World
  5. Dirty Harry
  6. Feel Good Inc
  7. El Mañana
  8. Every Planet We Reach Is Dead
  9. November Has Come
  10. All Alone
  11. White Light
  12. Dare
  13. Fire Coming Out Of The Monkey's Head
  14. Don't Get Lost In Heaven
  15. Demon Days

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