Saturday Night Wrist

Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist
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Based on 11 reviews
2006 Ratings: #107 / 654
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Based on 99 ratings
2006 Ratings: #57
October 31, 2006 / Release Date
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Maverick / Label
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Vexel
88
Saturday Night Wrist is Deftones most experimental release I think. Not only does it contain the (controversial?) Track Pink Cellphone. Which, in the last leg of the track, has lyrics talking about uncircumcised cocks. and buttfucking (lmao). But also the instrumental interlude track Select Start, which is very reminiscent of Boards of Canada and other IDM groups. The deftones formula is still there though, this is no departure from deftones known sound. Besides the experimental tracks this ... read more
d3ligtjohn
74
A really messy album but has some of their best songs. overall I still like it.

Fav songs: Beware, Mein, Rats!Rats!Rats!
AndrewK
95
Yes, yes, yes. I even like the controversial and disgusting Pink Cellphone.
It has the best production of any Deftones album. The layers are so dense and ethereal, jesus.
Chi´s bass slaps harder and groovier than ever before (and unfortunately, than ever will).
Chino´s vocal range reaches every peak and low point possible throughout the tracklist.
You have beautiful blissful tracks here and some of the heaviest and filthiest Deftones material ever.

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PipePanic
88
Just when you think Deftones can't step it up any further, they deliver a batch of tracks that both sound evil and fragile at the same time. It's an album full of space, both mentally and sound wise. It's an album that sounds like a spaceman slowly going insane in his spaceship alone, reflecting on his life, seeing it slowly fall away from him. It's both hauntingly beautiful and hard hitting, making for some truly great music. Chino’s vocals are better then ever, and the instrumentation ... read more
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
92
This album has some of deftones best songs on it. It feels like a culmination of everything they’ve done while simultaneously providing a new sound. What an album. Rats!rats!rats! And xerces are legit in my top 5 deftones songs. Pink cellphone got a few nervous laughs out of me. Oh god.
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