Human Overboard

James And The Shame - Human Overboard
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Based on 22 ratings
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September 23, 2022 / Release Date
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Plaintive
76

Goddamn.

I don't think I need to tell you that music coming from YouTubers usually results in an assault on the ears, but Rhett McLaughlin took a route that I don't think I've seen someone in his position do before: he decided to take the road less traveled into the world of classic country. And not only that, he decided to make it a lite concept album as well, with it all centered around his separation from the church and Christianity as a whole.

I got pretty much everything I wanted out of ... read more

pedrosabe16
80

I need more contemporary country to sound like this.

LZGray
70

This was one of the most pleasant surprises I've heard all year! The potential that Rhett shows as a country musician is very strong, as his melodies, themes, and lyrical sentiments are extremely potent, memorable, and show quite a bit of character in the through line of the album, delving into themes of religious hypocrisy, crisis of faith, and self-doubt and worth in straying away from his own chosen path to God. I loved a lot of what I was hearing, but I would hesitate to call much of it ... read more

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Track List

  1. Believe Me
  2. Flash of Rationality
  3. Give a Damn
  4. Sorry
  5. Where We're Going
  6. Creek and Back
  7. Only Thing
  8. Kill a Man
  9. In Vain
  10. Fruit
  11. Old Letters
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Added on: July 15, 2022