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iglu
August 13th 2019


1523 Comments


I like the artwork

Wildcardbitchesss
August 13th 2019


3391 Comments


Yeah I love the artwork. About the only thing here that’s better than the original

iglu
August 13th 2019


1523 Comments


yeah idk I just listened to one song and it sounded pretty good

PurpleDino
August 14th 2019


3558 Comments


pretty good but doesn't beat the original dead horse

Mort.
Contributing Reviewer
August 14th 2019


14552 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

its interesting for sure and sounds pretty.



but i dont know how i feel because the original always felt older than it actually was and i liked that.

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PurpleDino
August 14th 2019


3558 Comments


For me the original sounds way more passionate and urgent than this even though everyone keeps saying this is faster

Drums sound better on the orig too

Mort.
Contributing Reviewer
August 14th 2019


14552 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

yeah drums sound a tad lifeless here

Wildcardbitchesss
August 14th 2019


3391 Comments


Yeah that’s what it is for me. The original version just sounds more passionate and this just sounds very by the numbers.

Plus History Reshits Itself is fucking butchered here and that was always my favorite track

ConcubinaryCode
August 14th 2019


4742 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I can agree on the history remake. Geoff just couldn't hit that note like last time but I don't blame him seeing he's in his 40s now.

dedex
August 14th 2019


305 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

"For me the original sounds way more passionate and urgent than this even though everyone keeps saying this is faster"



This is faster, just look at the songs' length. But I wholly agree with you on passion and urgency, this does not feel spontaneous at all.

cvlts
August 14th 2019


9612 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

honestly sounds pretty good.



they went for a damn near carbon-copy of the album that's 10 years old so there's definitely an uncanny valley feeling but i dig the new production. sounds heavier.

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PurpleDino
August 14th 2019


3558 Comments


I like it but I'm going to listen to the original if I want some dead horse in my life

can't wait to see it played in full in october

JS19
August 14th 2019


7267 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Never heard the original but this is great

Artuma
August 14th 2019


30991 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

this sounds really uncomfortable

beefshoes
August 14th 2019


7482 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Re-recording old albums is completely fine, and especially in the case of wanting to include longtime members that weren't originally involved.

This definitely isn't a bad recording either, but the notion that this is the definitive experience as far as this album goes, is absurd. The vocals sound exhausted (a consequence of Bolm's voice being chronically overstretched), the drums sounded much better on the original, and from what I have heard of this so far, it simply lacks the atmosphere that made the original such a special record.

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Hawks
August 14th 2019


73095 Comments


Original is perfect so I really have no desire to listen to this one tbh.

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DreamAgain
August 15th 2019


1036 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

If you want to see how far this band has come just compare Always Running Never Looking Back.



Anyone who says the original is better has got to be some form of tone deaf.

Artuma
August 15th 2019


30991 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

don't know what you mean



the original always running is my favorite ta song

jmh886
August 15th 2019


2395 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

this sounds more like a "Live on some radio show" release than a proper rerecording. It was decent but I doubt I'll ever come back to it. I feel like people overreacting to it one way or the other. It just is.

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
August 15th 2019


56891 Comments


I much prefer what Silverstein just did ala rerecording a grab bag of songs from multiple albums



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