The Stooges - Raw Power
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Based on 5 reviews
1973 Ratings: #2 / 132
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Based on 568 ratings
1973 Ratings: #10
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MickyT
60

Much like 'Funhouse' The Stooges 3rd album 'Raw Power' doesn't do a whole lot for me, mostly because of Iggy Pops vocals. The instrumentals are good throughout the album however, I love the raw presentation and they reflect what the title suggests, but Iggys presence just makes them a chore to get through with how grating and obnoxious he is. I wanted to like this so bad but I guess the Stooges aren't for me.

soundworld
100

PERFECT ALBUM #15:

"Raw Power" by The Stooges (1973) {Protopunk/Hard Rock}

Iggy Pop & The Stooges in full flex mode! Famously produced by David Bowie, and the band in a state of disorder - the combining couple crafted an album that, not only became a trailblazer, but set the tone for what would come next, punk. "Raw Power", was molded into the blueprint of how rock ‘n’ roll should always be: dark, dangerous, and full of filth. An album that requires ... read more

MasterCrackfox
84

After a break up and line up changes, The Stooges returned with Raw Power - an album that was clearly going in a different direction than their initial two records. Their third release is a little more of a traditional rock record, with a collection of eight songs that feel more structured and arguably more focused. There is still a fury behind these blues inspired hard rock tunes, but strangely enough Raw Power feels a little less raw than their last two records.

James Williamson taking over ... read more

barbadoscherry_
80

search and destroy estourando no meu cérebro desde o ensaio de domingo sdds meus amigos 😔😔😔

pedrosabe16
92

The photograph on the cover has the same demanding, dangerous and poignant energy of the music here. It's invasive, penetrative and brutal. Brilliantly corrosive.

LetalShertly
76

It's raw.

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Track List

1Search and Destroy
3:28
94
2Gimme Danger
3:33
93
3Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
4:54
93
4Penetration
3:41
89
5Raw Power
4:16
87
6I Need Somebody
4:52
91
7Shake Appeal
3:04
85
8Death Trip
6:07
89
Total Length: 33 minutes
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Added on: March 15, 2013