Philosophy of the World

The Shaggs - Philosophy of the World
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1969 Ratings: #40 / 106
User Score
Based on 163 ratings
1969 Ratings: #49
Liked by 6 people
March 9, 1969 / Release Date
LP / Format
Third Word / Label
Pop Rock / Genres
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Not surprised that AllMusic gave this a fucking 9/10.
I will admit, it takes a lot of effort to play the drums offbeat consistently.

edit: 50 likes, what
I inject myself with out of tune music every morning so i wake up refreshed and ready for another day of falling down the stairs.

Edit: any of you who think I'm being "ironic" with this, I'm not. This album is an actual 100.

Edit #2:
I personally feel like I'm a better writer than I was months ago, and I'm kinda disappointed at how simple my old reviews were, so consider this the start of my new "remastered reviews."

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Fuck it. I can’t even play drums off beat.
How can anyone hate this record? I literally smiled all the way through it.
Yes, on it's musical side it's pretty obnoxious, but man this record is so dumb and cute that I just can't do anything but enjoy it for what it is. I mean, it's an album of three little girls singing about Halloween and loving their parents while the same guitar riff and an off-beat drum kick plays through the entire track; it's just so... silly, to the point that it's straight up wholesome.
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Track List

  1. Philosophy of the World
  2. That Little Sports Car
  3. Who Are Parents?
  4. My Pal Foot Foot
  5. My Companion
  6. I'm So Happy When You're Near
  7. Things I Wonder
  8. Sweet Thing
  9. It's Halloween
  10. Why Do I Feel?
  11. What Should I Do?
  12. We Have a Savior
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Added on: July 10, 2014