Blood Visions

Jay Reatard - Blood Visions
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Based on 73 ratings
2006 Ratings: #37
October 10, 2006 / Release Date
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In The Red / Label
Garage Punk / Genres
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PipePanic
83
A short little review for a short little album. Thanks for the recommendation @notbuzzzila!

Damn this thing is tight as ass.

Somehow, with tracks that only span only a minute at a time, this record is as catchy, in your face, fun, interesting and creative as a garage punk record could be in 2006. It's like if Jack White, instead of getting really into Blues, got into Bad Religion and Dead Kennedy's. It's a fast paced, often breathtaking experiment in garage punk sensibilities, and shows that ... read more
ElectricMess
84
I can't get over the aggression and energy put into this thing. It sounds dangerous and overwhelmingly passionate due in part to its simplicity. It's 30 minutes of pure animalistic rock, and it still manages to be captivating in that short time span.
notbuzzzila
100
EDIT: PERFECT

I don't know why I didn't give Blood Visions a 10/10 upon my first listen, because that's what I felt. Ever since I first heard this, I knew I had discovered a new all-time favorite. Every song is a masterpiece; the whole thing a perfect storm of catchy riffs, choruses...catchy everything, really. If you want to learn how to make a short but sweet garage punk album, this is what you need to be studying. I found myself coming back to this multiple times a day, every day for like a ... read more
Reedtard
75
Fun, enticing, and electrifying
asowersby
94
I fucking love garage punk
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