I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love

My Chemical Romance - I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2002 Ratings: #156 / 194
User Score
Based on 440 ratings
2002 Ratings: #102
Liked by 21 people
July 23, 2002 / Release Date
LP / Format
Eyeball / Label
Geoff Rickly, Alex Saavedra / Producer
Post-Hardcore, Emo / Genres
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Drowned in Sound
This record’s undeniable fragmentation is displayed in the fact that every song can happily stand alone and be played on repeat - but only if you wish to attain the same level of mental torture and distress that MCR are clearly at.
Alternative Press

I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love is a relatively makeshift album, with moments that feel almost haphazard, but some of that chaotic sensibility lends the album—most of which was produced by Thursday’s Geoff Rickly—its charm.

The Guardian
Nil points for urban credibility, then, but top marks for self-absorbed "emo" angst, as set out on this debut.

I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love falls short of exceptional, but it's a noteworthy, generally respectable debut for the New Jersey combo.

Poor production, lack of refinement & inconsistent vocals make it difficult to hear the ambition & potential contained deep within.
bullets feel a bit out of place in mcr’s discography. it’s more aggressive, messier, and imo worse than any of the other albums, but a bad album by mcr standards is still a good album by any other band’s standards. there are a few lackluster moments on this but this also contains some of the band’s best songs
faves: headfirst , early sunsets, this mirror, vampires, our lady
least faves: best day ever, cubicles, skylines
Bullets is raw, it's aggressive, Gerard's vocals are rough and the album is very messy and feels more like a garage demo...and those are all positives stfu.
This album is truly awful. I don’t think there is a single part of this album that works. The only positive is that it only could get better from this point

Humble beginnings man... this sounds like a horrible garage demo tape with members practicing to make a real album
My Chemical Romance's debut sounds more like a band trying to figure out what their sound is then a fully cohesive record, now I do enjoy this record and most of the songs are good and in a sense this record does get quite a bit of hate which isn't necessary for me justifiable. It is just a decent record which in a band hasn't found its identity.

Track Review

Romance 4.5/10
Honey, This Mirror Isn't Big Enough for the Two of Us 7.5/10.
Vampires Will Never Hurt You 6.5/10
Drowning Lessons ... read more
I'm not sure what happened here with this album. This is the All We Know Is Falling of My Chemical Romance's discography. "ughhhhhhhhh it's not Black Parade or Three Cheers, it's the black sheep of their catalog, it shouldn't be in their discog" bitch stfu this album goes hard as fuck and just doesn't stop. My room was in shambles after I ripped it to shreds in excitement while listening to this
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Track List

  1. Romance
  2. Honey, This Mirror Isn't Big Enough for the Two of Us
  3. Vampires Will Never Hurt You
  4. Drowning Lessons
  5. Our Lady of Sorrows
  6. Headfirst for Halos
  7. Skylines and Turnstiles
  8. Early Sunsets Over Monroeville
  9. This Is the Best Day Ever
  10. Cubicles
  11. Demolition Lovers
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Added on: April 23, 2014