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Strung Out

Strung Out: The Skinny Years: Before We Got FatThe Skinny Years: Before We Got Fat (1998)
Fat Wreck Chords

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Contributed by: SpUnKeRSpUnKeR
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Well let's go all the way back in time to when Strung Out was just starting out... before they signed to Fat Wreck Chords (hell, before my own 7th birthday). The Skinny Years: Before We Got Fat was realeased in 1998 but was recorded back into the late 80's, early 90's. Me, being a fan of Strun.
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Well let's go all the way back in time to when Strung Out was just starting out... before they signed to Fat Wreck Chords (hell, before my own 7th birthday). The Skinny Years: Before We Got Fat was realeased in 1998 but was recorded back into the late 80's, early 90's.

Me, being a fan of Strung Out I think this album is good, but if you got into Strung Out in the era of their latest albums such as The Element of Sonic Defiance or Twisted By Design, you may be a little hesitant to like after hearing this album. I mean, I don't know your taste in music, but it does have a touch of the old Descendents punk rock.

Songs such as "Mike's Song", "Perfect World", "Strung Out", "Disney Land", and "Adam" catch my ears, when some of the other songs may leave you a little behind. I'm not trying to pick on this album, I love it in all... but I gotta give you the truth. If you're into Strung Out enough, and do not currently own this album, I suggest you get it, but really it's not an album to put at the get right away list.

 

 
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Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

not anywhere near their best work(that's an understatement) but it's still better than anything i could come up with. this rating is for the band not the album.- fathead

Anonymous (July 1, 2001)

this is an awful cd from an awful band

Anonymous (June 30, 2001)

I was a little reluctant to buy this after hearing some negativity about this record. But I bought it, and it's really good! What happened to the old drummer who played on this CD?

Anonymous (June 30, 2001)

This is a great album. It reminds me a little bit of older Bad Religion for some reason. I like it cause it's got this old "raw" feel to it. Oh well to each a zone.

Anonymous (June 30, 2001)

oh god...as much of a fan of strung out as I am (including Another Day in Paradise), i will not buy this CD, it sucks.

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