Milo Goes to College

Descendents - Milo Goes to College
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Based on 90 ratings
1982 Ratings: #22
September 12, 1982 / Release Date
LP / Format
New Alliance / Label
Punk Rock, Pop Punk / Genres
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83
A very upbeat, short & sweet punk album with no filler. Only 20 minutes long, Milo Goes to College shows a more accessible side of the 80's punk scene that is much less hardcore and politically charged than the most other albums of the time. The lyrics are really humorous and quirky, and obviously self-aware, while the instrumentation holds those notorious punk guitars and drums, with an added pop flair.

fav tracks: Marriage, I'm Not a Loser, Jean Is Dead
ricardomcr
75
This is a lot of fun.
Blistering pace and unbridled rebellion in both the lyrics and instrumentals. These guys don't care too much to be aesthetically pleasing to the ear, they're not trying to play everything on tempo or harmonise much....what perfect choice, great attitude.
While it comes off as juvenile sometimes, it doesn't pretend to be anything else with the type of subjects it tackles. Very self aware and honest lyricism, straightfoward and as far as you can get from poetry. Still some ... read more
PipePanic
79
This album is not cool. In some ways, it's almost amazingly not cool. It's dorky, nerdy, whiter then the moon sounding punk rock that sounds like it came almost directly from some poor mothers basement. But, despite all that, it almost works in it's favor. While it is hard to take some one who sings songs like "Parents" and "I'm Not A Loser" seriously, it's still a fun as fuck, energetic, well performed and surprisingly smart punk record that has got some of the cleanest and ... read more
Cape90
86
Fav. Tracks: Myage, I'm Not a Loser, Parents, Catalina, Suburban Home, Statue of Liberty, Kabuki Girl, Marriage, Hope, Bikeage, Jean Is Dead.
Least Fav. Tracks: Tonyage, M-16
90
Now this is what punk is about, despite it being proto pop-punky almost but in like an 80s way. Not all the songs on here are perfect but they're all fun and do exactly as they should: entertain while telling a funny story.

Myage 9.5/10
I Wanna Be a Bear 8.5/10
I'm Not a Loser 8.5/10
Parents 9.5
Tonyage 8.5/10
M-16 8/10
I'm Not a Punk 9/10
Catalina 8.5/10
Suburban Home 9/10
Statue of Liberty 8.5/10
Kabuki Girl 9/10
Marriage 8.5/10
Hope 9/10
Bikeage 8.5/10
Jean Is Dead 8.5/10
Total score= ... read more
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Track List

  1. Myage
  2. I Wanna Be a Bear
  3. I'm Not a Loser
  4. Parents
  5. Tonyage
  6. M-16
  7. I'm Not a Punk
  8. Catalina
  9. Suburban Home
  10. Statue of Liberty
  11. Kabuki Girl
  12. Marriage
  13. Hope
  14. Bikeage
  15. Jean Is Dead  
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