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Breakfast in America

Supertramp - Breakfast in America
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1979 Ratings: #81 / 146
User Score
Based on 614 ratings
1979 Ratings: #19
Liked by 144 people
March 29, 1979 / Release Date
LP / Format
A&M / Label
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I have been wanting to review this record for a very long time since I find it to be a wildly fucking good one, and it contains some of my favorite songs ever made on it, so here we go. The album I will review to start the day is Supertramp's magnum opus from 1979, "Breakfast in America." Members Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson wrote their own songs separately. However, both of them thought of the album's theme. Hodgson wrote the ... read more


Sophisticated pop record that tops most other records of 1979 of its kind. Still relevant and heavily in-play and sampled today.


Most of the songs on the album are lavish, colorful, and full of emotion. I can't say that this will please the hardcore prog rock fans, but for the pop fans it does wonders.


Breakfast in America surprises me not because of its colorful synth palette, unique vocals, or masterful use of Wurlitzer electric piano, but for how cinematic it sounds as an album. It feels like a soundtrack to a good movie or musical - the album has a big theatrical vibe full of dramatics and style you can’t really get on any other album. This is a pop star’s rock album, for better and for worst; for the most part, this works in the album’s favor, but it doesn’t ... read more


As I said a previous review, when you listen many times to an album you get exhausted and it is overwhelming to know that you don't like that album as much as you used to, so I realized that maybe it is also for many external reasons, maybe the impact that the album had at some point in your life.

This album marked me 2 years ago, one of the best days of my life, the more I listened to this album on the recommendation of a friend, it had an impact on me and was engraved in my mind knowing that ... read more


A ridiculously good classic rock-album.

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Added on: May 2, 2014