A Portrait of an Ugly Man

Remo Drive - A Portrait of an Ugly Man
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #357 / 391
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
2020 Ratings: #730
June 26, 2020 / Release Date
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Epitaph / Label
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Every Hobo Johnson cover at the same time

*This review is 100% NOT stolen
Haha [insert funny Hobo Johnson album art joke]

When it comes to the latest release from Remo Drive there is so little to say about it, other than it's the biggest "whatever" of June. The tracks on here have nothing that make them stand out from each other or from other artists, they just come off as bland and painfully generic. Legit while writing this review I have forgotten about all of these tracks, I've been told to give "Greatest Hits" a chance which I will ... read more
After releasing one of the most exciting debut albums in recent memory, and one of my favourite indie rock/emo releases of the 2010's with 'Greatest Hits' back in 2017, it's hard to believe where the band is a mere three years later: desperate to bounce back from the disappointment on all fronts that was their sophomore album 'Natural, Everyday Degregation'. And well did they succeed? Not at all.

On 'Portrait of an Ugly Man', the band seems to be trying to upgrade and refine their sound even ... read more
One of the most bland, soul-sucking guttural pieces of horse shit I’ve had the displeasure of listening to so far this year.

Jesus fuck I can’t believe I used to think these guys were talented, I’m convinced it’s a fluke.
Y'know I didn't actually think that the title of their debut (Greatest Hits) was literal, seriously what happened? This is so lifeless and generic in the worst way possible. There's no energy here, the songs start and end with not much happening to keep you paying attention...It's also really forgettable, what did I just listen to? I don't know, it went into one hear and out the other...maybe next time?

Well this begs the question, were they ever that good to begin with? Seriously were they ... read more
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Track List

  1. A Guide to Live By
  2. Star Worship
  3. Dead Man
  4. If I've Ever Looked Too Deep in Thought
  5. The Ugly Man Sings
  6. True Romance Lives
  7. Ode to Joy 2
  8. The Night I Kidnapped Remo Drive
  9. A Flower and a Weed
  10. Easy as That
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Added on: April 28, 2020