First Impressions of Earth

The Strokes - First Impressions of Earth
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2006 Ratings: #496 / 698
User Score
Based on 735 ratings
2006 Ratings: #105
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CRITIC REVIEWS

PipePanic
99
BAND BINGE: THE STROKES (PART 3HREE OF 2WENTY1NE)

Your goddamn right you read that rating right.

...Well, don't look at me like that! In all honestly, I should be looking at YOU like YOUR the weird one! I have never understood why people always shit on this album!

I'm not doubting that most people have a disconnect from this album when compared to the first two records though. While the first two records were 'intricate, quaint, complexly arranged, beautifully performed' pieces of garage ... read more
CLJesse
78
Why do i like this more than Room On Fire help
halbery
64
This really is The Strokes' Green Album
ibrokemylefttoe
89
The age old debate: Is This it?? Room on Fire?? Why is First Impressions so bad???
Shut the fuck up and go get your first impressions of grass and clean air. Then come talk to me.
guisg
65
After 2 good albums, The Strokes tried to run away from the same type of indie and garage rock. Even keeping it as their core mood, First Impressions Of Earth is more a post-punk compilation. Great riffs as a continuity of their creativity process, but with deeper lyrics led by Casablancas disturbing-at times-sweet voice and his crazy thoughts. Juicebox, as the first single, demonstrate the agressiveness they wanted to add to the album’s recipe « Old time grudges will die so ... read more
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Track List

  1. You Only Live Once
  2. Juicebox
  3. Heart In A Cage
  4. Razorblade
  5. On The Other Side
  6. Vision Of Division
  7. Ask Me Anything
  8. Electricityscape
  9. Killing Lies
  10. Fear Of Sleep
  11. 15 Minutes
  12. Ize Of The World
  13. Evening Sun
  14. Red Light

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