The album has become a celebration, a thrillride of passion and feel-good emotion, powerful enough to inspire a generation to cut loose and leave their worries at the door.
At times this record plays like the musical equivalent of being hit over the head with a sledgehammer, but beneath its blunt trauma, there are a bounty of infectious hooks and refrains. MC Ride and co. take some of the most sinister subject matters and transform them into a primal and cathartic experience like no other.
Just writing about it makes me want to get my friends together for pre drinks and go smash an indie rock room of a night club. That’s that best kind of music for me, it makes you feel something or takes you somewhere, and this album does that in a monstrous way. Continue reading “Classic Album Review: Arctic Monkeys- Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not”
On this album it is almost as if Taylor tries her utmost to come across as the world’s biggest narcissist when in reality she doesn’t need to try that hard at all, most of us knew that she was already.
This album was a bookmark moment in the history of hip-hop from the moment it was announced; having two massive artists like Jay Z and Kanye West come together for a full length album is a remarkable feat for the genre and it was sure to drive the whole brand forwards in the long run.