The B-52's - Funplex
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2008 Ratings: #300 / 791
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Based on 13 ratings
March 26, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Astralwerks / Label
New Wave / Genres / Website
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I was hoping this album would stink balls so I could use all these great new plays-on-words I made up like "More like the B-50-SNOOZE, if you ask me!" and "More like the B-SHITTY-2's, if you ask me!" and "More like the PEE-52's if you ask me!" but in a devastating blow for the entire human race, it's actually pretty good.
And by "pretty good," I of course mean, "I gave it the same grade as both Cosmic Thing, which I said 'could have been recorded by ... read more


This... is... a... NOSTALGIA REVIEW!!

The amount of times I have had to listen to this album is probably somewhere between 50 and 60. This was my dad's ultimate summer album for my brothers and I to hear in the car while driving to the pool. The only thing was that the disc played the track-list BACKWARDS. So only until recently did I begin to play it front to back instead of back to front.

So Funplex is the first album The B-52's had put out in over a decade and the project more than makes ... read more


16 years have passed since the last raid of the bombers and, here they are, modernized with the trendy, electro-rock weapons, designed by Steve Osborne, charged to bring some fun to the plex.

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Track List

  1. Pump
  2. Hot Corner
  3. Ultraviolet
  4. Juliet of the Spirits
  5. Funplex
  6. Eyes Wide Open
  7. Love in the Year 3000
  8. Deviant Ingredient
  9. Too Much to Think About
  10. Dancing Now
  11. Keep This Party Going
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Added on: May 28, 2013