12 Songs, 1 Hour

EDITORS’ NOTES

Primal Scream offered British indie music a heady, beatific future on 1991’s Screamadelica. In a typically unpredictable U-turn, the follow-up re-casts them as ’70s southern rock specialists. On the snake-hipped boogie of “Jailbird” and “Rocks” they nail that riff-driven swamp sound, while “(I’m Gonna) Cry Myself Blind” and “Everybody Needs Somebody” pull off the harder trick of playing it slow, soulful and gorgeous. By recruiting funk godfather George Clinton for the title track though, they still add some cosmic adventure to their retro gumbo.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Primal Scream offered British indie music a heady, beatific future on 1991’s Screamadelica. In a typically unpredictable U-turn, the follow-up re-casts them as ’70s southern rock specialists. On the snake-hipped boogie of “Jailbird” and “Rocks” they nail that riff-driven swamp sound, while “(I’m Gonna) Cry Myself Blind” and “Everybody Needs Somebody” pull off the harder trick of playing it slow, soulful and gorgeous. By recruiting funk godfather George Clinton for the title track though, they still add some cosmic adventure to their retro gumbo.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Stephano Bentos ,

More than just a Stones tribute

This album often just gets credited as "The Primals do Exile on Main" but that sells the record a little short.

Allow me to set it straight. This is a good time party rock and roll record. Just like the Rolling Stones used to make. But it's no more indebted to the stones than any of the first 6 Aerosmith albums, anything by The Black Crowes, The Fratellis, Jet, Ryan Adams, Free, The Bad Seeds rockier numbers or some efforts by Bon Jovi. or for that matter a thousand other good time party rock and roll bands.

It's an old fashioned good time party record. What's wrong with that?

twoEighty ,

Must Have Album

This is just simply a must have album, no need to say it sounds a bit like this.....it's influenced by that......

Just buy it you can't go wrong. Rock on!

smoky woodlands ,

brilliant

as their sound goes this reminds me that no-one can come up with sound anymore with the exception of the stones in their heyday! buy it and falll in love with it, just like the rest of us did!

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