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Sublime - 40oz. To Freedom (2 x LP) - LENTICULAR COVER - Vinyl Record LP - 1

Sublime - 40oz. To Freedom (2 x LP) - LENTICULAR COVER

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Sublime's classic debut album! 2016 Gatefold remastered reissue on 180g vinyl with limited edition lenticular cover!

Description

With their debut, 40oz. to Freedom, Sublime attempt to have it both ways. The group wants to appeal to alterna-punks, but they want to cut a little deeper and make some sort of social statement, both with their lyrics and their self-consciously eclectic music. Since the group has a knack for combining dancehall reggae with hardcore punk, the music can be nervy and invigorating, but their joyous blend of cultures doesn't fare so well at the lyrical level. No matter how you look at it, "Date Rape" isn't a bold, ironic satire on macho mores -- it's frat rock that's bound to be misinterpreted, especially with its homophobic "I can't take pity on men of his kind, even though he now takes it in the behind" conclusion. Lyrics like that prevent 40oz. to Freedom from being the cracking, skanking skatepunk record that it had the potential to be.

-All Music

Tracklist

A1 Waiting For My Ruca
A2 40 oz. To Freedom
A3 Smoke Two Joints
A4 We're Only Gonna Die For Our Arrogance
A5 Don't Push
B1 54-46 That's My Number/Ball And Chain
B2 Badfish
B3 Lets Go Get Stoned
B4 New Thrash
B5 Scarlet Begonias
B6 Live At E's
C1 D.J.'s
C2 Chica Me Tipo
C3 Right Back
C4 What Happened
C5 New Song
D1 Ebin
D2 Date Rape
D3 Hope
D4 KRS-One
D5 Rivers Of Babylon

 

Original Release Year: 1992

Label: Geffen

Catalog #: B0024671-01

Format: 2 x 12" Vinyl LP

Vinyl Color: Black

Condition: New

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