Ramones
Ramones


3.0
good

Review

by jordan. CONTRIBUTOR (56 Reviews)
July 14th, 2014 | 46 replies | 2,340 views


Release Date: 1976 | Tracklist


If there's one thing I've always dreaded knowing its imminent arrival, it's that one day I will grow up in a world where my musical heroes won't be here, tangible, for the children to see; they will simply be relics along with Rimbaud and Fromm, chores for future generations to consume to appease the elders who dictate what we consider as 'art'. The recent news that Tommy Ramone had passed, the last surviving member of the Ramones, I felt more sobered than ever. It was now, it seemed, that the musical heroes had begun to fall. At a relatively young age, how can I cope knowing that when I reach the current age of the musicians I hold dear they will all be footnotes of rock? It's still difficult going through the exhilarating and youthful pop of Ramones knowing that the people who made it aren't actually walking and talking like you and me. But then the iconoclastic punk rockers were never built for this; do you think when Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee and Tommy sat down and started writing "53rd & 3rd" and "Havana Affair" with pop culture and alienation in mind they did it knowing someday they'd be dead? Fuck no! If the Ramones deserve any funeral, it's listening to this prime slice of pop music, forgetting about your problems and all that shit that adults have to bother with. Hey Ho, Let's Go.

R.I.P. 'The Ramones'
Joey Ramone, 1951-2001
Johnny Ramone, 1948-2004
Dee Dee Ramone, 1951-2002
Tommy Ramone, 1949-2014




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Arcade
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July 14th 2014


2396 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i don't even care

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BMDrummer
July 14th 2014


7027 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

What is this?

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Arcade
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July 14th 2014


2396 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

a cenotaph

Futures
July 14th 2014


10551 Comments


but why

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 14th 2014


2396 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

just 'cos

deathschool
July 14th 2014


7956 Comments


Fuck why. Punk rock is why. RIP

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ElvisAlt12
July 14th 2014


106 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

:'(

MrSirLordGentleman
July 14th 2014


4400 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Don't do drugs kids

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tommygun
July 14th 2014


24906 Comments


shit band nice eulogy pos

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deathschool
July 14th 2014


7956 Comments


"shit band"

What the fuck, Tommy. Goddammit.

tommygun
July 14th 2014


24906 Comments


sup man

deathschool
July 14th 2014


7956 Comments


Not much. Just.... Well I'm not really doing anything with my life at the moment. What about you?

SnakeDelilah
July 14th 2014


7101 Comments


nice eulogy but why a 3?

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paradox1216
July 14th 2014


474 Comments


i guess he didn't wanna like impact the overall rating maybe?

This is cool

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Arcade
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July 14th 2014


2396 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

just felt a 3

climactic
July 14th 2014


18881 Comments


so this is deff a review

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
July 14th 2014


5760 Comments


At least its better than all the other reviews for this album. Very nice write-up for what it's worth.

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trackbytrackreviews
July 14th 2014


1024 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

neg in spirit

FiveLeavesLeft
July 14th 2014


9838 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

huh

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 14th 2014


2396 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

why the hate fellas



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