The Big Come Up

The Black Keys - The Big Come Up
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2002 Ratings: #161
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HoodieBraden
60

The Black Keys' debut record is one of solid quality and nice instrumentation, but it just lacks that large amount of energy that is found on many of their later records and is so well-tied to the band today. Listening to this album made me feel like I was listening to a whole other band; the sound was that foreign to me. Adding on to that, there wasn't really a particular track that stood out to me as being great or even above the others. They all were just decent and became more and more ... read more

TheCarioca
70

Busted - 5/5 ❤
Do the Rump - 4/5
I'll Be Your Man - 5/5 ❤
Countdown - 5/5 ❤
The Breaks - 3/5
Run Me Down - 3/5
Leavin' Trunk - 3/5
Heavy Soul - 4/5
She Said, She Said - 3/5
Them Eyes - 3/5
Yearnin' - 4/5
Brooklyn Bound - 3/5
240 Years Before Your Time - 1/5

Tielur
65

Jack White heard this and instantly made Elephant

TheCarioca
70

Busted - 5/5 ❤
Do the Rump - 4/5
I'll Be Your Man - 5/5 ❤
Countdown - 5/5 ❤
The Breaks - 3/5
Run Me Down - 3/5
Leavin' Trunk - 3/5
Heavy Soul - 4/5
She Said, She Said - 3/5
Them Eyes - 3/5
Yearnin' - 4/5
Brooklyn Bound - 3/5
240 Years Before Your Time - 1/5

Tielur
65

Jack White heard this and instantly made Elephant

raphay
75

The Black Keys' best record. They both sound dialed in, and there's the perfect amount of fuzz to complement the dusty blues vibe. It still sounds very same-y track to track but that's the Black Keys for you. This is the perfect album to pop in the garage stereo and work on your car.

3 Favorite Tracks:
She Said, She Said (one of my favorite Beatles covers)
I'll Be Your Man
Countdown

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