AOTY 2022

Is This Real?

Wipers - Is This Real?
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 105 ratings
1980 Ratings: #37
Liked by 11 people
January 19, 1980 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Punk Rock, Post-Punk / Genres
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kenst
88

Not only does this album combine the lightness of rock'n'roll with the decadence of punk, but it also has the potential to lead to grunge, noise rock and post-hardcore.

verniers
90

this is shockingly good...very pleasantly surprised.

fave tracks: mystery; up front; is this real?; d-7; potential suicide; window shop for love; wait a minute

least fave track: alien boy

literallyMoss
55

an enjoyable mid point between rock and punk rock, but not very notable at it-didnt age that well

CheapandLethal
90

Superb

SEIS
79

Well, I didn't expect it to be this good.

Proftheworm
90

There is so much to love here for me personally. The lyrics are great and all of the songs are enjoyable.

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Track List

  1. Return of the Rat
  2. Mystery
  3. Up Front
  4. Let’s Go Away
  5. Is This Real?
  6. Tragedy
  7. Alien Boy
  8. D-7
  9. Potential Suicide
  10. Don’t Know What I Am
  11. Window Shop for Love
  12. Wait a Minute

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Added on: June 24, 2013