Second Coming

The Stone Roses - Second Coming
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Based on 3 reviews
1994 Ratings: #301 / 377
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Based on 70 ratings
1994 Ratings: #115
December 5, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Geffen Records Inc. / Label
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I never thought I would be complaining about TOO much guitar shredding, but in the case of The Stone Roses' sophomore record, there is TOO much guitar shredding. It's no secret that this isn't even a crumb off the loaf that was the band's incredible debut LP. This is just so drawn-out, very tiring, and quite bloated. This almost sounds like a giant excuse to show off John Squire's guitar work for an entire LP.
Pretty much what I expected from the follow up to what I consider to be the crown jewel of the Baggy/Madchester scene. I have little to say about this beyond its bookends, which are the album's best and worst moments, respectively. "Breaking Into Heaven" takes a bit longer to get going than is necessary, but once it does it's a pretty exciting tune.

On the flipside is the closer "The Foz", which can fuck right off. It's basically just a six and a half minute headache, an ... read more
Love spreads edun , tapi album ini tidak sebagus album pertamanya..
Should of just had one album, the Stone Roses.


Breaking Into Heaven 4.5/10
Driving South 5/10
Ten Storey Love Song 4.5/10
Daybreak 4/10
Your Star Will Shine 4/10
Straight to the Man 4.5/10
Begging You 4/10
Tightrope 5/10
Good Times 4.5/10
Tears 4/10
How Do You Sleep 5/10
Love Spreads 7.5/10

AVERAGE 4.7/10
59's been a long time coming and finally it made it to be a glorious disappointment!
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Track List

  1. Breaking Into Heaven
  2. Driving South
  3. Ten Storey Love Song
  4. Daybreak
  5. Your Star Will Shine
  6. Straight to the Man
  7. Begging You
  8. Tightrope
  9. Good Times
  10. Tears
  11. How Do You Sleep
  12. Love Spreads 
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Added on: May 16, 2013