Some People Have Real Problems

Sia - Some People Have Real Problems
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2008 Ratings: #567 / 747
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Based on 83 ratings
2008 Ratings: #118
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January 8, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hear, Monkey Puzzle / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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Her best album. Soon We'll Be Found is probably her best song too.
One of my favorite albums of all time. I still listen to her live version on a monthly basis because it is THAT good!

"day too soon" is the perfect love song for married people or people in sustained relationships

"you have been loved" still makes me cry every time I listen to it

"death by chocolate" perfectly captures a dramatic highschool breakup from a mother's or older woman's point of view

"lullaby" is exactly as the title states...a song from ... read more
Her best work!
sia's 2008 album is a beautiful experience that is both consistently good and consistently themed. tinged with influences of soul, some people have real problems turns the regularly underwhelming world of acoustic pop on its head by introducing the great melodies and songwriting that sia is known for. "little black sandals," "i go to sleep," "soon we'll be found," and "electric bird" are especially grand and interesting tracks that showcase these ... read more
arguably, her best album. so much raw emotion in her vocal performance and the beauty that extrudes from the lyrics. sadly, this album also marked the end of her independent sound, which i prefer much better.
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Track List

  1. Little Black Sandals
  2. Lentil
  3. Day Too Soon
  4. You Have Been Loved
  5. The Girl You Lost to Cocaine
  6. Academia
  7. I Go to Sleep
  8. Playground
  9. Death by Chocolate
  10. Soon We'll Be Found
  11. Electric Bird
  12. Beautiful Calm Driving
  13. Lullaby
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