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CLJesse
95
I'm so hyped for this new album. The production on both singles is so atmospheric and hard-hitting in a way that sounds like a logical progression from their past work. I was initially scared when I first saw that they were releasing without Groggs, because I thought there would be a quality decline or that it wouldn't honor his memory. Thankfully, my fears were fruitless. I particularly adore the frantic delivery on "Superman That" and how much it compliments the anxious, ... read more
Dick
100
It has a bcnr sample which automatically makes it a 100
redbded
96
Best Injury reserve song wtfffff

But seriously, this might as well be their best song. The melody on the hook is utterly phenomenal, as Richie gives another heart wrenching performance, and the instrumentals for this album feel like they will be looked back on as revolutionary in the genre of experimental hip hop. Truly boundary-pushing madness, and man, this might be their magnum opus.

Edit: Impulse bought the vinyl
Cry
84
'Superman That' is Injury Reserve's second single to 'By the Time I Get to Phoenix' and it absolutely blows my mind, managing to match the quality of 'Knees'. The vocals sound hopeless, frustrated that they couldn't do anything to prevent them from leading to the state they're in currently, but being the factor of the track that drags down the track as I would've liked the vocals to be a bit more melodic as they're quite bland on the track, although the distortion in the middle was nice and ... read more
clumsyduckling
90
It’s crazy how structured and hard-hitting this song is despite how disconjointed and hectic it all sounds.
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Added on: August 30, 2021