A Grand Don't Come For Free

The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2004 Ratings: #8 / 365
User Score
Based on 140 ratings
2004 Ratings: #45
May 18, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vice / 679 / Label
Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop / Genres
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A few weeks ago Space Vacation has reccomended this album after I said that I was already going to listen to Alopecia (prepare for review of that later).

I think one thing I need to get out of the way is that this isn't an album that's simple to get into. The beats for quite a lot of these tracks sound like ringtones, the vocal delivery a lot of the time is close to just talking, which leads to awkward rhyming, and a lot of the vocabulary is so closely tied to UK culture. In fact, I'd say ... read more
One of the most insightful, clever and yet heartbreakingly human albums to come out of the U.K, this album paved the way for a lot of new music scenes in the U.K, and delivers some fantastic tunes along the way.

Standout: Dry your eyes
Favs: fit but you know it, could well be in, not addicted, blinded by the lights, wouldn’t have it any other way, get out of my house, empty cans
Least fav: What is he Thinking?
Did an 11-minute feature on why I love this record but I guess a perfect score will entice you to listen to it more.
Space Vacation

Brilliant narrative through-out.
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