Rancid - Rancid (1993) (Cover Artwork)


Rancid: Rancid (1993)Rancid (1993) (1993)
Epitaph Records

Reviewer Rating: 5
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Contributed by: kurtKurt
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This was my first Rancid record. But after listening to it I though it was a piece of shit. So I gave it away. A few months passed by and I was checking out a used cd section at a local music store where I stumbled apon "Life Wont Wait". It seemed like an interesting album so I picked it .
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This was my first Rancid record. But after listening to it I though it was a piece of shit.

So I gave it away. A few months passed by and I was checking out a used cd section at a local music store where I stumbled apon "Life Wont Wait". It seemed like an interesting album so I picked it up but it in the old cd player and fell in love. It was a masterpiece. It is still after some years one of my more favortier rancid records though i love them all.

But Anyway I ended up getting all the Rancid records except for there very first one. There was just somthing holding me back from buying it and I dont know why. I was expecting somthing of a different album than I thought it was to be when I first got it awhile ago. So I went into the store and got it with much tribulation. It took me forever to decide whether or not to buy the damn thing. Well I got it. And i have no fuckin clue why my mind keep telling me to stay way from the damn disc!

The more i think about it this is my favorite Rancid albums. Its old school. It reminds me of "let's go" and "s/t 2000" mixed togather. They are just as pissed off but not as hardcore. In some places such as the song 'unwritten rules' the guitars are kind Op ivy ish witch is no suprise if you know anything about op ivy and rancid and the time the recored came out.

From the opening scream in 'Adina' to the ending chants of 'Get out of my way', this album embodys a punk masterpiece. Matt Freeman is the best bass player in punk music, Time Armstrong is probly one of the better song writters of this time and Brett Reed keeps a solid beat throught the hole album. The only thing different in this album ( line up wise) is that there is no Lars Fredricksen , which I don't mind. I don't mind at all.


People who liked this also liked:
Rancid - ... And Out Come The WolvesRancid - Let's GoOperation Ivy - Operation IvyRancid - Life Won't WaitRancid - Rancid (2000)NOFX - Punk In DrublicThe Clash - London CallingDescendents - Milo Goes To CollegeBad Religion - SufferRancid - Indestructible

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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
JohnnyTwoTits (August 29, 2006)

this album makes me drool........

Anonymous (May 3, 2006)

This album is fuckin insane. Tim's vocals are way better than Matt's in my oppinion.

timmytheturtle1039 (December 14, 2005)

life wont wait dosent compare to this cd matt has the best voice ever and he dosent even sing on life wont wait excpt for 4 words

Anonymous (January 23, 2002)

hahah, it finally comes out from others!, there were a few others (bsides me) that thought matt's bass lines were absolutely insane! He is so unappreciated.
Anyways, this album is rancid's best, but only if you like rancid for the raw sound and pure RAW emotion. If you liked the way ...and out come the wolves sounded, then you probably won't like this one, because it does sound dirty. But hey, I am a dirty and thats why I like it.

Anonymous (January 19, 2002)

i definitely agree that this is a great record, but more importantly is that i found out that i'm not the only one who hails matt freeman as one of the greatest bassists ever ...

Anonymous (January 18, 2002)

LOC/CV are great, so is Rancid. I don't think this is the best Rancid album, but it's good nonetheless

evildeadalive (January 17, 2002)

Shit? What the fuck do you listen to that you consider Leftover Crack shit??

Anonymous (January 16, 2002)

why we have reviews on this website is a mystery to me, I'm sure most everyone on here would even give shit like Leftover Crack a 10, and in that case everything should get a perfect score.

Anonymous (January 16, 2002)

You guys are sad all looking at the spelling
Look at the meaning
No wait fuck the meaning
Go get the Goddamn CD!
And stop wasting your time with reviews review it yourself!

-Kurt's friend Mitch

Anonymous (January 16, 2002)

Kurt is sexy:)...and has good taste in music

Kurtpunkskacheese (January 16, 2002)

Okay okay i cant spell for shit. I am sorry. plus this is my frist review i have ever done. i hope to do more......with better spelling. har har.

Anonymous (January 14, 2002)

My story with the first Rancid album is strangely similar to that of the reviewer. I just picked up the first album last week, and I fucking love it! Why didn't I buy this five years ago!??!?! Its not my favorite, buts its better than "Life Won't Wait".

CallingLondon (January 14, 2002)

it's funny how this reviewer's last review was free of spelling and grammar mistakes, yet this review is chock full of them. It really makes it difficult to read. The last review also actually reviews the album, rather than just talks about his reluctancy to buy the album (which is a good story btw) and then the fact that he likes the record. well golly fucking gee, i'm glad you like it. why is that?

Anonymous (January 14, 2002)

No, we aren't here to correct each other's "english". We are here to correct each other's English.

i personally thought it was quite a good review, but it did seem to be bucking the trend of totally slating the record which is the way most of the reviews lately have been going.

evildeadalive (January 14, 2002)

Uhhhh... he didn't spell Fredericksen right...
Aubin, could you at least get these guys to spell check their reviews before posting them?
...this is my favorite Rancid album.

maverick (January 14, 2002)

He can spell Fredericksen right, but not whole [spelled as "hole" in the review]? Sheesh kids, go get an education.

Anonymous (January 14, 2002)

way to spell

Anonymous (January 14, 2002)

Ok, I know we aren't here to correct each other's english, but come on now. I am way more stupid now, having read this.

Anonymous (January 14, 2002)

it's no ...and out come the wolves

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