Knife Man

AJJ - Knife Man
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Based on 161 ratings
2011 Ratings: #30
Liked by 6 people
September 20, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Asian Man Records / Label
Folk Punk / Genres
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Depressingly edgy

Edit: this album is genius
god i need to stop writing serious reviews they age like fucking milk and rereading them months later makes me want to shove an icepick firmly into my big toenail and kick the shit out of the corner of a door

mind blowing album btw
Was this album made for me?

This just hits a lot harder than “People...”. It’s more depressing, sounds more clean, and is even more honest and humble with in its lyrics and instrumentation.

Color: Red
FAV TRACKS: Big Bird, American Tune, Back Pack, The Michael Jordan of Drunk Driving, Free Bird, Fucc the Devil, Distance, Sad Songs (Intermission), Gift of the Magi 2: Return of the Magi, No One, Sorry Bro, Hate Rain on Me, People II 2: Still Peoplin’, Skate Park
LEAST FAV: If You Have Love in ... read more
EDIT: Huge grower. This album captures every fathomable emotion in humans and every note epitomizes their darkly comedic lyrics.

some of these lyrics are a bit too abstract and zany for me, but i really enjoyed this. the neutral milk hotel influences are obvious, and a good thing, because these guys make the best folk-rock music, right next to NMH. i went through some singles and other releases from AJJ, and i see a lot of potential in them; possibly a master piece that challenges in the ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Michael Jordan Of Drunk Driving
  2. Gift Of The Magi 2: Return Of The Magi
  3. American Tune
  4. Back Pack
  5. Distance
  6. Fucc The Devil
  7. Hate, Rain On Me
  8. If You Have Love In Your Heart
  9. No One
  10. Sad Songs (Intermission)
  11. Zombie By The Cranberries by Andrew Jackson Jihad
  12. People II 2: Still Peoplin'
  13. Sorry Bro
  14. Skate Park
  15. Free Bird
  16. Big Bird
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