Check Your Head

Beastie Boys - Check Your Head
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Based on 8 reviews
1992 Ratings: #154 / 338
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Based on 101 ratings
1992 Ratings: #20
April 21, 1992 / Release Date
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Capitol / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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RyannAlpaca
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This album, differently from the sample-heavy Paul's Boutique, takes a different aprouch by chosing to use more real instruments and also the B-Boys getting back to their origins from the hardcore punk scene. That said, I think the rock elements here are WAY better than they were in their debut, but also, there are moments that it doesn't work that well and it just seems like they are dragging out songs without going nowhere like some kind of filler with non-lyrics, which are not even bad, they ... read more
tha138
72
The Beasties hung out their instruments, reflected on their early days and, fully armed, checked for the right position to challenge the unsuspicious listener, standing there, across the loudspeaker.
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Track List

  1. Jimmy James 
  2. Funky Boss 
  3. Pass The Mic 
  4. Gratitude 
  5. Lighten Up
  6. Finger Lickin' Good 
  7. So What'Cha Want 
  8. The Biz Vs. The Nuge 
  9. Time For Livin' 
  10. Something's Got To Give 
  11. The Blue Nun 
  12. Stand Together 
  13. Pow 
  14. The Maestro 
  15. Groove Holmes 
  16. Live At P.J.'s 
  17. Mark On The Bus 
  18. Professor Booty 
  19. In 3's 
  20. Namaste
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