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Adema - Unstable
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Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 13 ratings
Liked by 1 person
August 19, 2003 / Release Date
LP / Format
Arista / Label
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I have an issue where each time I listen to this album I forget that I've done so.


I haven't listened to this in a hot minute but this album is pretty bland last I remember. There's some great songs on here like Co-Dependent and Unstable, but the rest sound like B-sides from the first album and the rest of the album is some pretty generic sounding acoustic ballads.

The album, like the last one, is derivative to some degree but unlike that album which had the tooth and fun to make up for it, this album decides to be "Matüre" and by mature I mean go the way of ... read more


I am a small fan of Adema.
This release was slightly below average.
I would have removed So Fortunate, Do You Hear Me, Let Go, and Needles. These songs didn't do anything for me.
Positives- the first half of the album was pretty solid and kept me entertained.
I really didn't like the direction the band was going but I enjoyed a handful of songs from this release.

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Track List

  1. Co-Dependent
  2. Rip the Heart Out of Me
  3. Stand Up
  4. Unstable
  5. Promises
  6. Blame Me
  7. So Fortunate
  8. Stressin' Out
  9. Do You Hear Me
  10. Let Go
  11. Betrayed Me
  12. Needles

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Added on: October 18, 2016