When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold

Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2008 Ratings: #412 / 748
User Score
Based on 72 ratings
2008 Ratings: #82
Liked by 1 person
April 22, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rhymesayers / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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Full of cultural analysis and critique of society. Some fucking brilliant storytelling and a fair bit of tragic shit. The plot twist on the song "Yesterday" is absolutely world-destroying. If you could use the emotions of people experiencing that plot twist to power a superweapon it could destroy entire universes. It is seriously unbelievable. Just listen to it from beginning to end and if it doesn't absolutely break you down emotionally then you have to be a sociopath. But I ... read more
This and You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having are my favorite Atmosphere albums. Everything before is too underground-emo rap and everything after is too dad rap. In hindsight, quality wise, I don't hold this album as high as I used to but this was basically the only album I listened to for about 4 months. I wore the hell out of this disc in the spring/summer of 2008, so it gets nostalgia points. Give me my favorite tracks from this album and the four Sad Clown seasonal EPs and I have as ... read more

Also this is my 300th rating... Yay
inspirational music
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Track List

  1. Like The Rest Of Us 
  2. Puppets 
  3. The Skinny 
  4. Dreamer 
  5. Shoulda Known 
  6. You 
  7. Painting 
  8. Your Glass House 
  9. Yesterday 
  10. Guarantees 
  11. Me 
  12. Wild Wild Horses 
  13. Can't Break 
  14. The Waitress 
  15. In Her Music Box
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