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Hootenanny

The Replacements - Hootenanny
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1983 Ratings: #59 / 157
User Score
Based on 97 ratings
1983 Ratings: #127
Liked by 6 people
April 29, 1983 / Release Date
LP / Format
Twin/Tone / Label
Punk Rock / Genre
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Fantasio
75

A rough mix of garage punk rock with splashes of boogie and rock 'n' roll, adorned with the outstanding song "Within Your Reach" and some more great cuts such as "Willpower" or "Color Me Impressed" account for this 83 Replacements musical statement. Good one!

Tielur
90

Shifting away from the somewhat shitty recording of their first album, The Replacements fill their songs with heavy hitting punk songs while inserting some savory power pop and also keeping the raw aesthetic.

AidenBowe45
90

"Hootenanny" by The Replacements marks a noticeable departure from their earlier, somewhat lackluster recording style. This album showcases the band's evolution, as they dive headfirst into a collection of energetic punk tracks that hit hard. However, they also skillfully weave in elements of delectable power pop, adding a unique flavor to their sound. Despite this shift towards a more polished approach, The Replacements manage to retain their signature raw and authentic aesthetic, ... read more

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Track List

1Hootenanny
1:52
63
2Run It
1:11
87
3Color Me Impressed
2:25
88
4Willpower
4:22
71
5Take Me Down to the Hospital
3:47
70
6Mr. Whirly
1:53
82
7Within Your Reach
4:24
87
8Buck Hill
2:09
86
9Lovelines
2:01
82
10You Lose
1:41
76
11Hayday
2:06
74
12Treatment Bound
3:16
62
Total Length: 31 minutes

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Added on: January 14, 2013