Aesop Rock - Float
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2000 Ratings: #75
September 5, 2000 / Release Date
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Float follows the same type of gritty and simple sound Music From Earthworms carried, just with a higher sound quality. The production is more solid and refined and Aesop's lyrics are still great. The only thing this album really suffers from is that some tracks don't have much going for them, and the album being 69 minutes long seriously brings it down a bit. Plus the production is still a bit uninteresting at times.

However, what really bugs me is that the Blockhead interludes are these ... read more
Really solid, just too. fucking. long.
Sonically and performance-wise boring...everything on this thing (except Vast Aire) sounds kinda lifeless and uninspired...but the lyrics are there...
Aesop's lyricism is on point throughout this album, but the length of this project and many uninteresting choices in production leaves a lot more to be desired.. also the interludes suck ass..

FAV(s): Commencement At The Obedience Academy, Garbage, I'll Be OK, Basic Cable, Oxygen, Skip Town, Spare A Match, How To Be A Carpenter, Drawbridge

'MEH': Float, Fascination, Panorama, Attention Span, Prosperity, The Mayor And The Crook

LEAST FAV(s): Big Bang, No Splash
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Added on: June 23, 2013