Crazy Rhythms

The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1980 Ratings: #7 / 120
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Based on 110 ratings
1980 Ratings: #4
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April 1, 1980 / Release Date
LP / Format
Stiff / Label
Post-Punk, New Wave / Genres
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I always had a debate in my head, which album has the better guitars, The Feelies' Crazy Rhythms or Television's Marquee Moon. i can never come to a full conclusion has they're both insane albums with some of the best guitar playing and compositions from the Post-Punk era

Track Review

The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness 10/10
Fa Cé-La 9.5/10
Loveless Love 9.5/10
Forces at Work 8.5/10
Original Love 10/10
Everybody's Got Something to Hide (Except Me and My Monkey) 9/10
Moscow Nights ... read more
Out of nowhere came these "nerds" (to be more precise, they came from New Jersey) with a fantastic debut, inspired by the DIY spirit, that began its course already warmed, leaving immediately its contemporaries behind and still running with unimpaired enthusiasm.
An exceptional album to enter the 80's.
The Vinyl Review Series: Part 1

The Feelies' debut album Crazy Rhythms is a masterstroke in percussion driven post-punk, often accompanied by jangle pop inspired guitar tones. There are very few drummers kicking about with such a unique percussion personality as Anton Fier' who's playing is equal parts anxious hesitance and exuberant confidence. The addition of 'instruments' such as wood blocks, sandpaper and boxes forms a DIY depth to Fier's drumming, conjuring images of the 'Nerds' in ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness
  2. Fa Cé-La
  3. Loveless Love
  4. Forces at Work
  5. Original Love
  6. Everybody's Got Something to Hide (Except Me and My Monkey)
  7. Moscow Nights
  8. Raised Eyebrows
  9. Crazy Rhythms
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Added on: April 15, 2013