Turn It Upside Down

Spin Doctors - Turn It Upside Down
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1994 Ratings: #390 / 432
User Score
Based on 23 ratings
Liked by 1 person
June 14, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
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Rolling Stone
The Doctors aren't trying to blaze new trails – they know we've been down this way with the Stones, Curtis Mayfield and a few of their other touchstones. But the proof – plenty of it – is in the party.


Spin Doctors - Turn It Upside Down

The “Two Princes” guys try to follow up their debut with a more ‘mature’ (boring) sound and it works about as well as you expect it to. I legit have even less to say about this compared to the Cher & Gregg Allman album, it’s just so gutless and tuneless. There are maybe a few cuts I kinda like, and the single “You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast” is kinda a banger, but apart from that, this was ... read more


I’m interested to hear what Todd has to say about this one, because it’s not...necessarily unlistenable. I mean, it sometimes is, but there are some tracks that are pretty funky, and I can hear the lead singer on occasion. But let the record show that this record is still really bad. There are times where I can’t understand the singer whatsoever, a great deal of these lyrics (and you can tell this by the song titles) are incomprehensibly stupid, the mixing is all over the ... read more


A pretty weak funk/alternative rock album from the Spin Doctors. Turn It Upside Down is essentially a 90s garage band that is just having fun, and I respect that, but there's not a whole lot of music creativity on here. It's fun though.

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Added on: April 5, 2015