The Roots - Undun
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Based on 23 reviews
2011 Ratings: #26 / 909
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Based on 144 ratings
2011 Ratings: #8
December 6, 2011 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Consequence of Sound

All told, the story undun tells is sometimes chilling, often thrilling, and always illuminating.

80
PopMatters

Despite its various faults undun is righteously solid

luna128
97
Incredibly underrated.
Atrocityblubber
97
One of the greatest albums of this generation...

Questlove always wanted to do an album like this and when he had the chance to do this he it nearly perfect with a incredible concept album.With thought's outstanding verses and the memberable features and amazing production this is a amazing album
MinatoArisato
80
An absolute improvement over How I Got Over. The Roots take their jazz rap sound and pretty much improve it on all fronts, every track here is good if not great and feels so genuine and from the heart.

Best Track: Kool On
Worst Track: Stomp
BFunk32
100
Greatest album of all time. The sound of this album is amazing, along with Black Thought and the features on this albums work. They paint a vivid picture of the life of Redford Stevens and the struggles of life in Philly.
Mewstroke
90
The concept for this album is genius. Also, The Roots>Wu-Tang clan

Favorite song: Make My
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#37/NPR Listeners

Track List

  1. Dun 
  2. Sleep 
  3. Make My 
  4. One Time 
  5. Kool On 
  6. The OtherSide 
  7. Stomp 
  8. Lighthouse 
  9. I Remember
  10. Tip The Scale 
  11. Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou) 
  12. Possibility (2nd Movement) 
  13. Will To Power (3rd Movement) 
  14. Finality (4th Movement)
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