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Dylan620
July 8th 2013



993 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Slightly upset that "Halfway There" is the next single. It's a good song at all, but I would have preferred something along the lines of "Taree," "Black Saturday," or "Bones of Birds." You know, something that packs a much bigger punch.

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RogueNine
November 14th 2013



967 Comments


Hey, it's King Animal's one year anniversary! At least for the next few minutes where I am.
Just jammed Been Away Too Long and I still don't understand the hate for it.

Cipieron
November 14th 2013



3508 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

@Dylan -- I agree, I think Bones of Birds is one of the best songs on here. really sad it might not become a single, but whatevs

@RogueNine -- Been Away Too Long is fine imo. Nothing stellar in terms of SG but a good opener. I agree that it gets way too much hate, at least on this site

FCY
November 17th 2013



142 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Taree is one of the best songs they wrote since Superunknown. Has that 'Fell on Black Days' and 'Overfloater' vibe that suits Cornell's voice. They should stick to this kind of mood for their next record.

trainofconsequence
November 17th 2013



1420 Comments


Solid album

Green Baron
November 17th 2013



11111 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Halfway There is meh

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Cipieron
November 17th 2013



3508 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Halfway There sounds more like Cornell solo material than Soundgarden.. I'm wondering if he had a left over song and just threw it in to fill space

Mad.
November 30th 2013



2932 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

First 7 tracks = 4.5
Last 6 tracks = 3.0

= 3.5

Dylan620
November 30th 2013



993 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"First 7 tracks = 4.5
Last 6 tracks = 3.0"

Personally I have it roughly the reverse of that (first 5 tracks are pretty good, last 8 bar "Halfway There" are SG on top of their game), but eh, different strokes for different folks

Mad.
December 1st 2013



2932 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Really? For the the first 7 (possibly bar #1) are near-perfect songs, the riffs and drumming are so damn tight and the atmosphere is great, really fits the artwork.
The rest of the tracks, especially Halfway There just feel like fairly mainstream rockers, or are boring. Worse Dreams isn't bad though

Rowan5215
December 1st 2013



20275 Comments


Worse Dreams pisses me off for some reason
Eyelid's Mouth rules though

dannyboy89
January 5th 2014



7828 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Opener rules on this.

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dannyboy89
January 5th 2014



7828 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Which is better: this or DOTU?

dannyboy89
January 5th 2014



7828 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Album drags a bit in the second half imo.

VuvuzelaBzz
January 5th 2014



59 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Both are inconsistent, but I prefer the highlights of DOTU to King Animal's. Still a good comeback album though.

dannyboy89
January 5th 2014



7828 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah, DOTU's weakness is definitely the 3rd quarter. With this I'm not too sure, need to jam a couple more times to assess properly.

tempest--
January 5th 2014



10857 Comments


nah this album was pretty shit tbh

dannyboy89
January 7th 2014



7828 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

First half is pretty cool.

Second half drags a bit.

Gonna 3.5 it.

Inveigh
March 6th 2014



24190 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

can't lie, i fucking love this record

rowing is the perfect closer

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Green Baron
March 6th 2014



11111 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I'm starting to hate Halfway There now



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