Eminem - Relapse
Critic Score
Based on 27 reviews
2009 Ratings: #773 / 878
User Score
Based on 743 ratings
2009 Ratings: #147
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May 19, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Aftermath, Interscope, Shady / Label
Hip Hop / Genres / Website
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This album holds up tbh. I really enjoy a lot of the songs on here. He plays the character well. Idk man. Rapping is on point
One of the most overhated albums to come out within the last decade. Relapse stories Eminem’s battle with drug addiction and near fatal overdose which has realism that makes this album slightly more darker yet alluring than his past albums. The rapping/hooks are top notch and not to mention the album has aged pretty well

Best Tracks:
Deja Vu (favorite)
3 A.M. (favorite)
Same Song & Dance (favorite)
We Made You (favorite)
Stay Wide Awake
Bagpipes from Baghdad
Genuine question: How can something be underrated when there is more positivity shown towards it than negativity? Seriously, scroll through the reviews. There's more 70+ ratings calling this underrated than there are actual negative reviews. And there's also far more high ratings than low ratings. How is this underrated at all?

While it may not be as difficult to listen to as Encore, in my eyes this album gets really close to stooping down to that one's level. This is easily the most boring ... read more
Rapping is great and hooks are some of the catchiest and most creative of his entire career, but the accents do get annoying after a while. The serial killer thing does get old in that he doesn't do much to vary his schemes and just sticks to killing people in absurd ways and taking drugs. If you can get past the accents and somewhat repetitive subject matter there is a pretty great album to be found here, Eminem has funny, catchy verses about brutal murder and insane drug usage that sometimes ... read more
Enjoying this album is an acquired taste
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Track List

  1. Dr. West (Skit) 
  2. 3 A.M. 
  3. My Mom 
  4. Insane 
  5. Bagpipes from Baghdad 
  6. Hello 
  7. Tonya (Skit) 
  8. Same Song & Dance 
  9. We Made You 
  10. Medicine Ball 
  11. Paul (Skit)
  12. Stay Wide Awake 
  13. Old Time's Sake 
  14. Must Be the Ganja 
  15. Mr. Mathers (Skit) 
  16. Déjà Vu 
  17. Beautiful 
  18. Crack a Bottle
  19. Steve Berman (Skit) 
  20. Underground

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