A Grand Don't Come For Free

The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
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Based on 12 reviews
2004 Ratings: #8 / 299
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Based on 115 ratings
2004 Ratings: #47
May 18, 2004 / Release Date
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Vice / 679 / Label
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thomasny18
90
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
liammenzies
100
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.
AZIZ
36
This is horrible. Why do people like this
kalle02
90
Third album i have ever heard from The Streets so far and i am suprisingly treated with a good concept album that features great instrumentals and storytelling. Even though i still prefer Original Pirate Material to this, i like it got enough recognition to be featured in Robert Dimey's book.
dakotaconcrete
87
Superb storytelling.
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Track List

  1. It Was Supposed To Be So Easy
  2. Could Well Be In
  3. Not Addicted
  4. Blinded By The Lights
  5. Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
  6. Get Out Of My House
  7. Fit But You Know It
  8. Such A Twat
  9. What Is He Thinking?
  10. Dry Your Eyes
  11. Empty Cans
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