AOTY 2019

The Desaturating Seven

Primus - The Desaturating Seven
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Ratings: #684 / 725
User Score
Based on 25 ratings
2017 Ratings: #590
September 29, 2017 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

75
A.V. Club

It gets its message across in surprisingly approachable prog-funk hooks, the kind that might convince even lapsed fans and skeptics to give them a second chance.

70
Exclaim!

The Desaturating Seven finds Primus oddly compelling, as ever.

60
AllMusic

The Desaturating Seven is unlikely to attract new fans. Typically eccentric, it's an interesting exercise, although nonessential outside the sphere of Primus/Claypool devotees.

58
Consequence of Sound

Conceptually big but musically slight, this return of the early ’90s Primus lineup promises a lot but delivers only fragments of what we know this band is capable of.

PcPowerUp
50
my little brother got this CD for Christmas and I hate it
notbuzzzila
76
REALLY GOOD

This time around, I actually understand why even a Primus fan would find The Desaturating Seven a hard album to like. It's their proggiest effort yet, complete with a goofy concept, some of the band's longest songs ever (two of which clock in at almost eight minutes long), complex instrumentation, and an all-around sense of "wait, what's going on exactly?". That being said, that also makes The Desaturating Seven one of Primus's most unique and experimental albums ever, ... read more
VinylHound83
82
The Valley - 8/10
The Seven - 10/10
The Trek - 10/10
The Scheme - 9/10
The Dream - 5/10
The Storm - 7/10
The Ends? - NOT RATED

Overall Rating: 49 out of 60 = 82%
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Track List

  1. The Valley
  2. The Seven
  3. The Trek
  4. The Scheme
  5. The Dream
  6. The Storm
  7. The Ends?
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Added on: August 1, 2017