How It Feels to Be Something On

Sunny Day Real Estate - How It Feels to Be Something On
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 194 ratings
1998 Ratings: #36
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Tiny Mix Tapes

An album for your soul. How It Feels to Be Something On is more than just one of my favorite albums of all time; it is my heart, my mind, my emotions.

93
Pitchfork

In this season of fall, we sadly recognize that "Nothing gold can stay"; but listening to How It Feels to Be Something On reminds us that even our deepest losses are capable of bearing gold as well.

80
AllMusic

Taken on its own terms, How It Feels to Be Something On is a remarkable step forward from a band that seemed destined to leave its full potential untapped.

fakeplasticrose
90

The musical equivalent of flopping onto your bed after a long day

Docky
99

Tired of everything but instead of angry you're just kind-of depressed core

Honestly Two Promises is one of my fav songs ever and my 2nd fav emo song. While originally I wasn't the biggest fan of this album it just grew and grew on me a lot. I'm really digging it. It's more alternative rock than Midwest emo but even at that it's some of the most emo alt rock ever if we wanna classify it like that. Outside of The Prophet I'd say every song here is really solid lyrically... the prophet is prb ... read more

morningsbell
92

Originally had this at a 7.5...... oh boy was I wrong
There's still potential for this album to grow on me even further lmao thanks Chach and Liz

halbery
96

sunny day banana peel estate *slips cartoonishly* my leg! (SpongeBob reference) agagagagaga

barbadoscherry_
80

mais uma vez eu me apaixonando pelo jeremy enigk cantando pillars ao vivo em 1999

evilcatlawyer
89

aahah ah

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Track List

  1. Pillars
  2. Roses in Water
  3. Every Shining Time You Arrive
  4. Two Promises
  5. 100 Million
  6. How It Feels to Be Something On
  7. The Prophet
  8. Guitars and Video Games
  9. The Shark's Own Private Fuck
  10. The Days Were Golden

Year End Lists

#32/Pitchfork
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Added on: October 1, 2014