Blink-182 - Nine
Blink-182
Nine
25
Sep 20

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Sep 23, 2019
59
There is a reason that Oberst's single album with the Mystic Valley Band is largely forgotten today; it's essentially because it is forgettable.

After getting through this hour-plus record, only a small handful of the 16 tracks really did anything to stand out. White Shoes is really the only track feeling deserving of an Oberst bump and fitting of the singers talent, with a somber and focused sound throughout. Otherwise, songs like Snake Hill and Cabbage Town stood out but were more due to ... read more
Sep 23, 2019
77
As someone who has been a fan of Bright Eyes and My Morning Jacket for years, Monsters of Folk's singular album as a super-group seems like a dead giveaway to work for this listener. The addition of M. Ward of She & Him and solo fame only strengthens the project further and solidifies this group as an important addition in the folk world during the 2000s when indie rock and folk music was dominating.

The center figures, in my mind, are Jim James and Conor Oberst. This should come as no ... read more
Sep 23, 2019
72
Early on in the album I felt like most of this album was forgettable, but halfway through things really started to really pick up for this debut solo release by Conor Oberst. I initially thought I had never listened to this debut in my youth when Oberst was really a guiding force for my indie rock/folk listening early on. However, as soon as I Don't Want to Die (In the Hospital) kicked in the album started to flood back to me, and this continued through Eagle on a Pole and NYC- Gone, Gone. By ... read more
Sep 22, 2019
73
I'm not sure why this is one of the most poorly received albums by Bright Eyes, aside from their collection of original songs. Although many of the albums prior to this one have far more standout tracks, The People's Key is a largely consistent album throughout and has steadily enjoyable if not amazing songs.

This album is thematically pretty enjoyable as well, with little sound clips spliced in that give The People's Key a sense of synergy that even their best work sometimes loses.

In ... read more
Sep 20, 2019
25
Well, if there's anything that can be said about this album, it's undeniably Blink 182 for better or worse. Their sound has largely remained the same, although it fit the act a little more and had more energy back in the 90s in their heyday and to some degree in the 2000s. It's not a sound that I have ever enjoyed, but I could at least understand the early appeal of the act.

Since the departure of Tom on guitar and vocals and the addition of Matt Skiba, the sound of Blink 182 has sounded even ... read more
Sep 14, 2019
Thank you! I appreciate your kind words. I hope you get to 300 followers in no time! :)
Sep 10, 2019
Technically all covers are editable if you just take a sharpie to it
Sep 10, 2019
What do you think is your all time favorite album cover? (It's for a list.)
Sep 1, 2019
yeah I will do a review for this single if I have time. Now, I just want to review the new singles of this week, my first review is out.
Sep 1, 2019
Hi, master, it's WhatTheFunk, I'm starting a single account, I already rated a lot of tracks last week. I will soon start posting reviews. 😊
Aug 22, 2019
means a lot man, thank you!
Aug 16, 2019
Thanks for the follow bro keep doing your thing!
Aug 15, 2019
Well I'm glad I was able to remind you of how badass BTBAM is!
Aug 13, 2019
Thanks for reading! It was so fun going through their discography. Was rarely ever boring. Lots of good moments in the BTBAM discography. LOVE them!
Aug 13, 2019
Congrats on 200 followers! You've been consistently making some of my favorite reviews on this site. Huge respect! 🙏
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Notes:
100-96 = A masterpiece album
95-86 = A classic album
85-81 = A great album
80-76 = A good album
75-71 = An above-average album
70-66 = An average album
65-61 = A below-average album
60-51 = A poor album
50-41 = A bad album
40-0 = A stinker
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
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80-89
 
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70-79
 
459

60-69
 
113

50-59
 
66

40-49
 
21

30-39
 
9

20-29
 
7

10-19
 
2

0-9
 
2

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