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En-Tact

The Shamen

1990

En-Tact

Album Summary

En-Tact is the fourth studio album by Scottish band the Shamen, released in 1990. It was the first Shamen album to feature Mr C, and the last to feature Will Sinnott (who died on 23 May 1991). It fused the band's past psychedelic rock sounds with the rave act it became, developing a style that represented multicultural dance music.

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Rating

2.42

Votes

4593

Genres

  • Electronica
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Sun Feb 27 2022
2

Really putting the shame into shamen

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Thu Jul 28 2022
2

Like being at a rave with all the lights on.

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Sun Feb 27 2022
1

Listening to this record was like washing your dick in a sink after spending two weeks shagging the granny out of your own cat.

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Fri Mar 05 2021
2

This album started with high hopes from me. A promise of mixing psychedelic rock and hardcore hip hop rhythms from Spotify's band description, however this was not what I expected. This is because this album actually comes from their acid house era which they became known for. This album started out with a bang, and soon became very samey to me. I know that's the case with this kind of music so maybe it needs a few more listens from me to get to grips with the subtleties of it, especially as i'm not really listening well when coding these days. To be honest this is a no from me dawg. 2 because I liked some tunes but mostly it's not my cup of tea.

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Sun Oct 31 2021
4

The Shaman were actually pretty good at one point, when Will Sinnott was still around and Mr C wasn't talking over the top of every track. This is probably their peak, when they were still mixing some of their psychedelic roots into a house sound, and before they lapsed into one dimensional rave party anthems.

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Fri Feb 26 2021
3

You thought I was gonna give this a 1, didn't you?

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Fri Feb 12 2021
2

5

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Wed Oct 27 2021
2

Schwierig. Hat seine Momente. Über weite Strecken allerdings alles andere als abwechslungsreich. Mich nervt solche Art elektronischer Musik sehr leicht, da macht dieses Album keine Ausnahme.

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Wed Dec 29 2021
2

I did not enjoy this even a little bit. I don't think I would enjoy this even if I was at a rave all hopped up on ecstasy. Nothing personal against The Shamen, I'm sure they are fine fellows, but it's just not my thing. 2 stars.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
1

Absolute garbage. Repetitive, uninteresting, dated, meaningless new-agey-druggy lyrics, awful sound, terrible singing - tedious beyond belief. Not even close to being an essential album and nothing like the best example of its genre. Avoid, avoid, avoid.

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Thu Jul 22 2021
1

Don’t think this aged very well...

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Wed Aug 11 2021
1

Horrible pseudo multi-cultural rave music. Truly execrable.

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Fri Feb 18 2022
1

It's like someone drilling into my forehead. Make it stop.

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Thu Mar 17 2022
1

Track 1: 9 seconds in and rapidly approaching "No." Track 2: "I'm SMOOOOTH - Like water from a fountain!" *ugh* Track 3: END

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Thu Mar 17 2022
1

I pride myself on being somewhat of a chameleon. And being able to adapt. But someone, anyone, get me out of this gay bar.

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Sun Mar 27 2022
1

What the fuck is this shit now? I feel a hatred and rage of Joan Crawford proportions coming on. “NO ELECTRONICA!! NO ELECTRONICA EVEEEEERRRR!!!!!”

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Fri Dec 03 2021
5

Vibe

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Wed Dec 22 2021
5

1990 - Techno, Electronica, Acid house, House music

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Wed Jan 05 2022
5

Really good early 90s electronic music. Solid all the way through

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Mon Jan 31 2022
5

I am familiar with THE SHAMEN and the album EN-TACT, since I have it, but I haven’t listened to it to since the early 90’s, since the rave culture went out of fashion. After listening to EN-TACT, I knew I would like it at the beginning from what I remember from it, but I was rather surprised how well the album held up after repeated listening. I thought it would sound dated after a while but, no, it still sounds fresh and vibrant although the rave culture has subsided. I like EN-TACT more now than I did in the 90’s. I’m glad for this re-listen. In 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, THE SHAMEN’s EN-TACT Is the only album listed. Rate Artist: THE SHAMEN (5.0) Rate Album (Year): EN-TACT (US 1991 Original) (5.0) Ranking of THE SHAMEN - EN-TACT songs No. Title Length Ranking 01. "Move Any Mountain" (Progen - Beatmasters 7") 3:28 10.0/10 02. "Human Nrg (Massey)" 4:39 10.0/10 03. "Possible Worlds: Deep PSI" 3:44 10.0/10 04. "Omega Amigo" 4:44 09.5/10 05. "Evil Is Even [Edit]" 4:23 10.0/10 - Instrumental 06. "Hyperreal Orbit" (Early Fade) 5:22 10.0/10 07. "Lightspan" 4:39 10.0/10 08. "Make It Mine" (v1.3 Lenny D Vox) 3:32 10.0/10 09. "Oxygen Restriction" 3:49 10.0/10 10. "Hear Me" (O My People) (Edit) Orbital 5:11 10.0/10 11. "666 Edit" (Move Any Mountain) 4:48 09.5/10 12. "Make It Minimal" 3:18 10.0/10 13. "Hyperreal Selector" (Edit) 4:01 10.0/10 14. "Lightspan Soundwave" (Edit) 4:19 10.0/10 15. "Progen 91 [I.R.P. in the Land of Oz]" 5:21 10.0/10 Original US 1991 Release 149.0/150 = 9.93 / 2 = 4.97

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Wed Sep 07 2022
5

Good

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Sun Nov 13 2022
5

Somewhere in 1993 I discovered Boss Drum, The Shamen’s follow up album to En-Tact. I fell in love with the sound and enjoyed listening to that album. For whatever reason I never ventured any further into their catalog. I enjoyed this album as well. The opening track Move Any Mountain and the Pro Gen remix at the end are fantastic. The rest of the album was great. My raving days may be largely behind me, but this is a great high-energy choice for doing work around the house!

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Sun Nov 13 2022
5

Another solid groove for a Saturday dance party. Really enjoyed it!

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Mon Sep 21 2020
4

Very fun, will put on at a party

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Fri Jan 22 2021
4

90s hacker movie soundtrack. Good workout music.

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Fri Feb 05 2021
4

This album has a really nice dance/trance feel. I'm a little surprised that I haven't heard it before, as it came out around the time when I would have been getting into it. This style isn't my go-to anymore, but the album is a solid 4 stars.

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Fri Feb 05 2021
4

Wow! Not my Sudhakar style but liked it

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Sun Apr 18 2021
4

I liked that pretty well! I didn’t really know what to expect, but it was pretty good listening for doing the dishes and such. :)

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Sun Jan 31 2021
4

Really good!

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Wed Feb 17 2021
4

great music

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Fri Mar 05 2021
4

Pretty decent, liked all the songs. Super ravey and varied and interesting, and not like anything I've heard before. If I gave it a little more time to appreciate it I could probably upgrade it to a 5.

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Thu May 27 2021
4

Very inspiring lyrics. I got a warmer sound from this than what I hear of today's electronic dance music. Some cool guitar on make it mine. There's plenty of interesting artistic moments/choices made that deviate from the same old regular dance track.

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Fri Oct 22 2021
4

36. En-Tact - The Shamen 15 tracks. What a brilliant blast from the past this was. A little more raw than some of their other stuff but it was a great listen. Not far off a 5/5. 4/5.

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Fri Dec 03 2021
4

-Probably one of the best electronic-type albums I've heard. Always upbeat and fast-paced with interesting and developing beats. -Nothing really stood out, but I still enjoyed listening

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Thu Jan 06 2022
4

This is like a proto-NiN...

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Fri Jan 14 2022
4

“A humping great tower block of a hugely infectious dance chorus.”

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Wed Apr 06 2022
4

Pioneering stuff!

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Wed May 04 2022
4

Huh. Wasn't hopeful from the cover but this is actually pretty interesting. Good backing track for my life today. I'm glad to have listened.

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Mon May 30 2022
4

Not sure at the start, ended up kinda digging it.

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Wed Jun 01 2022
4

Good techno sound

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Thu Jun 02 2022
4

How is it that the hardest dance beats in the club have cured into the perfect chill out grooves? I still love this but for none of the reasons I loved it the first time.

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Thu Aug 18 2022
4

Pretty good first listen with a lot to digest first time around. A bit of a shock to the system with the stylistics and general theme of the album but altogether a nice piece. Particularly enjoy the themes of centerpiece song "Move Every Mountain" being smattered throughout the tracklist, though it can get a little repetitive.

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Thu Aug 25 2022
4

pretty fun didn’t really sound too special imo, all EDM kinda sounds the same to me but still, it was a good listen - 8/10

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Mon Sep 12 2022
4

Better than expected

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Wed Sep 21 2022
4

This is like listening to a REALLY good video game sound track

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Wed Sep 28 2022
4

I'm digging these 90s dance vibes.

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Thu Sep 29 2022
4

Electronic, 1989. Animado y no cansino. 4

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Sun Nov 13 2022
4

For my first listen, I was driving in the car with the volume kind of low as my passenger tried to sleep. So, it was a bit underwhelming, but I sensed that it was some proper dance/trance music. Later, I listened with earbuds as I rode in the passenger's seat. You know, it somehow wasn't as good as I imagined it would be when I was kind of making up the details I couldn't hear all that well on my first listen. Good, though.

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Wed Oct 14 2020
3

Enjoyable, surprisingly catchy and positive hooks, makes you want to get up and dance. Feels like I should be on speed in a 90s office. Or tripping balls at a house party. Very little in between. Much of it melts into each other although you shouldn't be sober enough to realize it any way. Standout Tracks: Move Any Mountain, Possible Worlds, Omega Amigo, Evil Is Even

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Thu Dec 10 2020
3

Kinda mindless techno-ish, not my bag

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Thu Jan 21 2021
3

Not the worst thing I’ve ever listened to. Most songs were pretty catchy, but it definitely reminded me of the band they form in Revenge of the Nerds.

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Sun Feb 21 2021
3

electronica, Psychedelic rock + Rave, könnte Soundtrack für einen Film sein, starke 3

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Fri Feb 05 2021
3

Not really my cup of tea, but sounds good!

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Sun Jan 31 2021
3

Hyvää settiä, sopii hyvin työskentelyyn taustamusaksi :) semmosia 80 luvun synakikkailun jälkimaininkeja, itselleni tuntematon bändi ja levy etupeltoon.

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Mon Feb 15 2021
3

I am surprised I liked it, but I did.

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Fri Mar 12 2021
3

Raveros no enteros, acid house y techno rock y algo de ambient, a la altura de los primeros Primal Scream.

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Thu Mar 18 2021
3

Fun album, nice to dance to. Still feels a bit dated now!

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Wed Jun 09 2021
3

This is fine… some interesting sounds going on here and there I guess. I just…do not understand the appeal of listening to music like this outside the context of a club or a car chase scene in an action movie or something lol

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Sat Apr 24 2021
3

A high energy ball of fun. A little one note and very early 90s dance but I still enjoyed it. Vocals were meh.

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Thu May 13 2021
3

Good album for working out. I’m not sure how often I’d listen to it on my own, but it’s decent. I especially like Omega Amigo!

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Thu May 13 2021
3

Nice

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Thu May 27 2021
3

The sound of 90s electronic 🎶

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Fri Jul 30 2021
3

Bit of nostalgia, couple of really good tracks but the rest haven’t aged so well.

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Mon Aug 02 2021
3

I had a sister who was a couple of years older than me (still is in fact) and so I used to hear some of these tunes blasting from her bedroom. Pure 90's dance. Best Tracks: Move Any Mountain, Omega Amigo, 666 Edit

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Wed Aug 11 2021
3

I noticed that the opening track & lead single “Move Any Mountain” was not on the original UK release, which is great IMO because it sounds like Stereo MCs and I’m not a fan of thin, indie type vocals trying to sound high-energy over-top of dance music. I prefer the tracks with vocal effects vs singing. It adds cred that up and coming DJ producers of the era (Oakenfold, Orbital, 808 State) remixed a number of them. The series that starts with “Hyperreal Orbit” is good. The synths set the mood and I like the effects (though they’re dated now). I was going to give it a 4 but the last track was a re-rub of the first….

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Wed Aug 11 2021
3

I'm travelling so I didn't  have a lot of time to spend listening to this. Move Any Mountain  is full  of energy and fun beats so grabs your attention at the start. Hyperreal Orbit is a better song imo  better but surprisingly has over 90% fewer listens on Spotify. Ditto Lightspan.  Generally speaking, I prefer music with lyrics but the lyrics on Human NRG and Omega Amigo don't add much so I would rather they left them aside. I like the vocals on Possible Worlds but, having said that, I'm not 100% sure they are vocals as opposed to synths. Regardless, I like that track too.  This was an interesting listen. I like more trucks than I dislike for sure but still not sure.

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Wed Aug 25 2021
3

80's new wave, but i don't remember it, and the first 2 songs weren't interesting

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Thu Aug 26 2021
3

i've tried so hard to like these guys. they have one track that's an absolute standout for me (destination eschaton - all-time favorite, no question), but no matter where i look, i only find that track is just unlike most of their work. this album was fine, don't get me wrong - and a huge statement for 1990, for sure - but it really wasn't what i love about them.

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Wed Oct 13 2021
3

Простенько

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Fri Nov 05 2021
3

pretty good

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Thu Nov 11 2021
3

Full of recognisable hits, this was a major transition for the Shamen from a previous incarnation as yet another goth psych band into a fully fledged rave dance act. The album sounds a little dated now, and production, while good, lacks the punch of later dance releases. Possibly also down to the relentless chase to overcompress and maximise the volume that has been a common feature of electronic dance music for the last 20 years. Top tracks: Move Any Mountain, Omega Amigo, Hyperreal Orbit

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Sun Nov 14 2021
3

Bit dafter than the orb, better than I thought it might be

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Sun Nov 28 2021
3

Move any mountain is a tune, the rest were ok but not great

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Thu Dec 16 2021
3

This has a very 1990 sound... some 80s, some 90s, some elements of music not yet to come. I thought it was fine, but not too enjoyable.

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Thu Dec 16 2021
3

It was alright but really just made we want to listen to Daft Punk.

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Thu Dec 23 2021
3

Música electrónica. Ni fu ni fa.

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Sun Jan 09 2022
3

Not terrible but pretty generic.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
3

Upbeat house/dance music. Not my normal type of thing, but not bad. Vocals perhaps a little lacking.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
3

Englandsnostalgía.

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Thu Feb 03 2022
3

Great album to dance to.

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Fri Feb 04 2022
3

some real bad and hard to listen during day. but not the worst.

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Sun Feb 06 2022
3

It sounded like dated late 80s/early 90s dance music but it did sound like the pre-cursor to a lot of music that I have enjoyed.

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Sun Feb 27 2022
3

Big fish, little fish, cardboard box.

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Thu Mar 24 2022
3

Fun collection of some big beats/remixes. Probably you really have to be in a dancing mood to enjoy this, in which case it’s pretty good. But outside of that environment this becomes a pretty tough listen. It verges on trance music at times with how repetitive it is, but I have to say I am impressed that it’s 30+ years old. 6/10

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Wed Apr 06 2022
3

Ohh yeah! Part of the soundtrack for the 90’s indie/techno rave parties Nice flash back!

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Fri Apr 08 2022
3

This gives me Night At The Roxbury vibes. Pretty good NGL though very dated sounding

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Thu May 12 2022
3

ok

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Mon May 16 2022
3

It's very 1990. It's not the best album ever, it's very of its time. The best thing about it was that Ebeneezer Goode played once it ended. There's some great moments on there, but a lot of it is overlong - 2 minute ideas spread over 5. It wasn't unenjoyable, but definitely isn't a classic. Obviously meant to be enjoyed on a couple of pingers, after which I'm sure it sounds like deep heat for the soul.

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Wed May 18 2022
3

Surprised how much i enjoye$ this one.

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Mon May 30 2022
3

Pas un style que je connais beaucoup, mais j'entend plein de chose que j'ai entendu plus tard dans d'autres album. C'est pas égale, mais il y a des éléments que j'aime bien. Pas un disque que j'écouterais régulièrement, mais je suis content de l'avoir écouté.

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Fri Jun 17 2022
3

My first impression was a pretty negative one. But after two or three tracks it started growing on me (or maybe they started off with their worst). Still not an album I'd actively listen to. But absolutely fine for background in the right mood.

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Fri Jul 01 2022
3

didnt really like it idk

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Wed Jul 13 2022
3

Surprised by how much I didn't hate this.

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Sun Jul 31 2022
3

Good kept me moving during a garadge cleanup

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Mon Aug 01 2022
3

Not bad. Decent electronic album annoying at times. One track where it's skipping was particularly awful. But overall okay

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Fri Aug 05 2022
3

This was their best album before they went bobbins with e’s are good etc. Goes on a bit long, but some decent tunes.

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Fri Aug 05 2022
3

Alright album of kinda dance trance music. Why is this on here? Oh, it’s Scottish. That’s why.

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Sun Aug 07 2022
3

3.75

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Fri Aug 12 2022
3

Good fun listen. Not great though.

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Fri Aug 26 2022
3

This is a solid sequence of tracks. With a tab of acid, it'd probably be 6 stars.

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Fri Sep 02 2022
3

This list has a bit of a sheen attachment with British 90s EDM. Almost guaranteed to make it. It was ok

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Sun Sep 11 2022
3

Djelomičan đir

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Wed Sep 21 2022
3

Overall I liked it. Suffers from being one of the first, so sounds a bit generic now. However some enjoyable tracks - Evil is Even Hear Me Not really interesting enough to listen to again though.

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Thu Sep 29 2022
3

Música electrónica. Ni fu ni fa.

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Fri Oct 07 2022
3

3.5

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Thu Oct 13 2022
3

I've mentioned before how I rarely listen to EDM and related styles (I'm quite ignorant of this area of music, so please forgive me if I've mislabeled this album as EDM), so I'm glad this project is introducing me to these forms. This is good stuff. I like it and I'm glad I heard it.

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Sun Oct 16 2022
3

Electronic is my favourite genre of music (well, EDM, precisely), but I wasn’t really feeling this album. I didn’t hate it but it felt detached and emotionless.

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Wed Oct 19 2022
3

Not a bad race music album, enjoyed the listen for background music

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Thu Oct 20 2022
3

Good songs in general, but not my personal favourite genre.

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Thu Oct 20 2022
3

Sva wel nie fenomenaal fzo

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Fri Oct 21 2022
3

79/100: Feeling very blessed by the album generator today. It’s not that this was my favorite album so far anything close to that. I had to wake up at 2:30AM to get to the airport this morning, so I really needed an album that would keep me up. Boy did this do the job. At certain points I felt like I was traveling through space and time as opposed to heading south down I-65. Very good album for what it is; however, I don’t think I ever plan on casually listening to this.

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Fri Oct 28 2022
3

Move any mountain great tune the rest was OK. No ezzehe good though.

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Wed Nov 09 2022
3

Literally have never heard of this band in my life. It was pretty fun, but the rapping part is a bit much. Can definitely see myself using this as focus music down the road. It was hard to find standouts because the music is pretty repetitive, but some stuff definitely stuck out a bit among the tracks. Standouts: Move Any Mountain, Make It Mine, 666 Edit

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Wed Nov 09 2022
3

And mountains they did move. But an entire album of Shamen is of limited interest

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Sun Nov 13 2022
3

This was decent electronic music. I liked it well enough. Not sure what might have been especially noteworthy about it, though.

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Thu Nov 17 2022
3

It was fine... Just sounds like any other 90s dance album???

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Fri Nov 18 2022
3

Some fun bops, good background music. Nothing really stands out though

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Wed Nov 23 2022
3

It has some good passages of nice grooves and interesting beats, but overall it lacked the energy to keep me engaged.

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Thu Nov 24 2022
3

I felt sure I knew The Shamen by name, but couldn't place their music. Sure enough the album opener "Move Any Mountain" was the song I was thinking of. Decent 90s electro-indie-rave type stuff, but much like an extended trip it went on a bit too long and didn't really progress to great heights that were hinted at earlier.

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Wed Feb 03 2021
2

90s electronic music all sounds the same. God awful

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Wed Feb 03 2021
2

Not good

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Thu Apr 08 2021
2

I find it very difficult to put this album into context. It certainly sounds like an early 90s techno album, but it's hard for me to know if it is groundbreaking in some way that makes all the similar sounding music that I've heard derivative rather than merely similar. Some of the lyrics are very cheezy, but again, I don't know how they would have been perceived at the time. Some of the songs are good (Make it Mine), but I've also never delayed finishing an album for this long before. At certain points, this album becomes the embodiment of toxic hippie positivity. 2/5

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Fri Mar 05 2021
2

Rave rock what?

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Fri Feb 26 2021
2

Not really my brand but I can appreciate it's appeal

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Fri Jun 18 2021
2

I don't think I've ever listened to an album more reminiscent of the 90s than this one. Some decent melodies and occasional guitar work on here, but it's not enough to escape the LP's datedness or lack of forward momentum.

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Fri Jan 22 2021
2

Skotsk electronic dance music fra 1990. Nå har jeg hørt det også.

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Fri Mar 12 2021
2

2/5

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Wed Feb 03 2021
2

Album dosc nietypowy, bo jest to muzyka elektroniczna, o ktorej praktycznie nic nie wiem, a jedynym punktem odniesienia jest juno reactor, bo gatunkowo tez elektronika, style w jakich utrzymany jest album to techno, synth-pop, acid house i progressive house, nie bede z tym handlowal, bo nie wiem jak, kilka trakow ma wstawki wokalne, human NRG i progen 91 z zakonczenia plyty, czas grania to godzina 7 minut, niektore kawalki meczyly dosc szybkim tempem, ale niektorych moglbym sluchac na loopie o wiele dluzej niz przepisowe odsluchanie, tak jak w przypadku light span soundwave czy progena, ktore leca na plejliste

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Fri Apr 16 2021
2

Not for me

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Sun Jan 31 2021
2

Jaa-a, muutamia kiinnostavia kulkuja, mutta ei oikein isommin innostanut. Oxygen restriction jäi kertakuuntelulta parhaiten mieleen.

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Fri Mar 05 2021
2

This kind of electro thing isn't bad and I didn't mind vibing out to it whilst working but generally, it's not my thing. This may sound a little 'amateur' but a lot of it is repeated, random sound effects and it's just not for me. That being said, I don't hate it and I wouldn't mind it being on at a house party, I'd probably quite like it.

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Thu Apr 29 2021
2

First track not my bag, sounds like some soundtrack off a drag show 😂 very Canal Street. 80s sounding disco synth pop stuff. 3rd track better, sounds a bit more like chilled ibiza type stuff. Got early The Prodigy vibes too though, but far more chill. I wanna like this cos its Prodigy-esque but I just can't get into it. If prob appreciate it way more if I gave it some more listens, or if I'd had a few drinks 😂 Gotta be a 2.

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Wed May 19 2021
2

Nothing special, nice dynamics tough

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Sun Jun 20 2021
2

I don't know man, I am sure this is someones vibe. But as a person not alive in 1990 it feels super old. Like not aged super well, I could see it being like a new synth electronic thing. But man, It's so old, it feels kinda comedic to a certain point. And it's like crazy long. Felt like a slog to get through. to each their own, however this isn't mine.

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Thu May 27 2021
2

No the worst background music, but wouldn't be putting this on to actively listen. Must be another one of those super influential albums because it sounds like any other electro music I've heard.

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Thu May 27 2021
2

Some good songs/beats

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Wed Jun 16 2021
2

Kinda fun, but not my style of music.

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Sun Aug 01 2021
2

2.5

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Wed Aug 04 2021
2

2/5. Couple of good songs. The rest didn't do it for me.

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Thu Aug 05 2021
2

maybe it's good for electronica things? it wasn't offensive

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Thu Aug 05 2021
2

cool but drags quite a bit 5/10

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Sun Aug 08 2021
2

Thought it would be cheesy Ebenezer Goode stuff but it was ok for what it is. Probably better if you're full of class As

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Mon Aug 09 2021
2

Not bad, not my favorite.

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Thu Aug 19 2021
2

This album sounds exactly like 1991 dance, but I failed to hear its grandeur. Guess there are better dance albums off '91 out there, dunno.

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Sun Aug 29 2021
2

Only for Move Any Mountain this album deserves at least 2 stars.

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Sun Sep 19 2021
2

Except for one track ("Move Any Mountain"), this was new music and a new band for me. This album sounded like a bridge between music from the 80s to early 90s. I heard elements that reminded me of Yazoo (Yaz) and Eurasure, but hints of EMF and Jesus Jones. The music seemed to fit in a little pocket in between EMF, Jesus Jones, Soup Dragons and Hudu Gurus on one side, and Yazoo (Yaz) and Eurasure on the other side (with C&C Music Factory and Information Society stopping in to say hello). I liked the album okay at first, but then the music started wearing on me. Did I not enjoy this album? OR Did I dislike the album? I think there were too many tracks that I would want to skip if someone played the full album for me again.

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Wed Oct 20 2021
2

Not great

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Thu Nov 11 2021
2

Not horrible bad taste, but not amazing neither.

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Sun Nov 14 2021
2

1h10 c’ est un peu long mais ca semble etre la norme pour ce genre de disque.j’aime mîeux plusieurs albums dans cette liste de ce style que celui ci . Trop intense a omn gout . 2.75

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Thu Nov 18 2021
2

Eh

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Wed Dec 15 2021
2

eh.

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Thu Dec 16 2021
2

I felt like I was either in a European nightclub in 1990 or a Benetton. Regardless, the album seemed like one giant song that was never going to end which could mean the album works seamlessly together or it’s redundant. I say redundant.

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Thu Dec 16 2021
2

Fine, fun background music. Though to listen to a straight hour of electronic dance music does eventually wear on the nerves...would have probably like it better in smaller doses

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Thu Dec 16 2021
2

Ok, so they aren’t one hit wonders. (Boss Drum is a miracle of the electronic age). But this is just a long cliche looking for a beach to happen.

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Wed Jan 12 2022
2

Trance når det er værst. Den genre er bare irriterende.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
2

Not my cup of tea

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Fri Jan 28 2022
2

This music makes little sense without drugs.

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Mon Feb 07 2022
2

#boring

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Mon Feb 07 2022
2

Welgeteld 5 nummers volgehouden en toen was ik er wel klaar mee.

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Thu Feb 10 2022
2

It’s dance music. I don’t like ‘90s music. NEXT!

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Sun Feb 13 2022
2

I'm really disappointed I didn't connect with this more. It has everything I want from a record of this kind but I just didn't feel it and after while I was just waiting for it to end. I can definitely hear songs on here that inspired artists like David Bowie in his mid to late 90s period. It's alright.

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Wed Feb 16 2022
2

Not my style.

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Fri Feb 18 2022
2

That’s a lot of beats! I find it rather repetitive but have to say Make it Mine is a bumper.

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Sun Feb 27 2022
2

Well this has come out of nowhere. The fucking shame? Mad. I was hoping this would make me wish I was born 15 years earlier so I could have lived the second summer of love in person in a warehouse somewhere in Blackburn. It didn't. Sadly a pretty listless album that didn't make me want to chew my face off.

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Sun Mar 06 2022
2

Chato.

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Mon Apr 25 2022
2

Production quality seems high, but it's boring. Low effort techno

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Fri May 06 2022
2

Empezó como con ganas de quedar bien y poder cambiar mi percepción de esta música… pero luego se volvió largo y sin sorpresas y ya al final solo quería que acabara.

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Fri May 06 2022
2

Muy diferente comparado con lo escuchado hasta ahora. Oxygen restriction está aburrida, casi me quedo dormido, pero las canciones anteriores lo logran bastante bien. A partir de Oxygen, el resto de las canciones me suenan a relleno.

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Thu May 12 2022
2

Psykedelisk dance, rytmisk, alternativt

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Thu May 12 2022
2

I feel this is one of those albums where the sum isn't better then its parts. It has some good songs like Move Any Mountain, and there weren't any unlistenable albums. As a whole though, it was tough to sit through as I got fed up before the halfway point.

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Wed May 25 2022
2

eh Prefs: Human Nrg (Massey), Evil Is Even (Edit), 666 Edit Moins pref: Hear Me (O My People) (Edit)

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Thu Jun 02 2022
2

Generic 90s dance music. I couldn't even find one track to catch my interest. It hasn't agend well. 1.5/5

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Sun Jun 12 2022
2

L'obstacle The Shamen fut très difficile à franchir. Pourtant, la jambe droite venait assez aisément passer au-dessus de la barrière, mais au moment de répéter l'opération avec la jambe gauche, une douleur vive vient nous heurter le crâne, rendant ce dernier mouvement extrêmement long et pénible.

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Sun Jun 12 2022
2

Mais ils nous emmerdent ceux-là

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Wed Jun 15 2022
2

Fine background music for working in the afternoon. Keeps some energy in the room. Not a single I would go back and listen to though.

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Fri Jun 24 2022
2

Aparte de la primera canción que la conocía, no tengo recuerdos de este grupo más allá de su nombre. El disco me ha parecido un latazo y me recuerda a lo más machacón de la época de la época de la música electrónica de baile. Le voy a dar 2 estrellas por "Move any mountain".

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Sun Jul 03 2022
2

I am tired of music

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Fri Jul 15 2022
2

Most, but not all, dance music is shallow. Sadly, this one aligns with the majority. Nothing terribly wrong here, just the definition of "nothing special".

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Thu Jul 28 2022
2

Now that is some 90s techno bullshit. Too bloated to actually enjoy with a sober mind.

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Wed Aug 03 2022
2

Mehhhh D -

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Wed Aug 03 2022
2

Eh, this was fine but not my style at all. It was way too repeaty. 2/5

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Fri Aug 05 2022
2

One of those albums where you go to Wikipedia to see the accolades that landed it on this list, but the only notoriety it has is being on this list

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Fri Aug 12 2022
2

I liked the Shamen in the 90s. Can't say this has aged well. Still enjoyable but not a great album.

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Fri Aug 12 2022
2

Meh.

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Sat Sep 03 2022
2

Bog UK techno, went forever. 2/5.

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Fri Sep 16 2022
2

Apparently this is a very influential and important electronic dance album. 2 🌟

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Thu Sep 22 2022
2

I like electronic music, but unfortunately some old electronic albums just don't age well compared to what has come since. I'm sure this was a groundbreaking sound in 1990 but I'm just not a huge fan of that TR909 sound or whatever it is that's so prevalent in 90s electronic. Also why do choruses from electronic songs in the 90s sound like they are written by moms and dads who listen to rap and try to imitate it? Not going to knock the album too hard, just not for me.

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Mon Sep 26 2022
2

the british figuring out how to rap w.o. sounding obnoxious was a long and arduous process

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Thu Oct 27 2022
2

Gets better later in the album but overall it was not a good album

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Thu Oct 27 2022
2

Not for me. 👎 I imagine it was pretty popular for coked up teens back in the day though.

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Fri Oct 28 2022
2

Maybe it's dated, but thought Move Any Mountain was more punchier than it was. None of the other tracks piqued my interest. 1.5

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Sun Oct 30 2022
2

I think this one might have some potential but after a first listen I can only give it 2.5/5. I may eventually come back to it.

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Fri Nov 04 2022
2

Wasn't really vibing with this one. Maybe I'm just not a fan of this type of music. Not bad overall, just not very memorable.

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Mon Nov 07 2022
2

Never had much of an interest in stuff like this, but there's certainly a place for it. Just not really for me.

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Wed Nov 16 2022
2

I’m not quite sure how this album ended up on this list. It’s just standard dance music and I can’t find a single thing unique or special enough about it to warrant it as one of 1001 important albums.

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Thu Nov 17 2022
2

didn't even finish it

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Mon Nov 21 2022
2

Really forgettable

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Wed Nov 23 2022
2

A surprising choice given that Boss Drum was the big hit album. Only remembered Move Any Mountain. Rest of the album is of a similar flavour. Competent dance music with some good moments but an act like the Prodigy has done the same kind of music better.

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Thu Nov 24 2022
2

this album hasn't aged that well, very dated to its time period. sort of enjoying it though, move any mountain was quite good enjoying it less halfway through overall this album wasnt that good, this genre just isnt my sort of stuff and can easily get repetitive and boring, but it wasnt as bad as i expected when i saw it was at the bottom 20

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Fri Nov 25 2022
2

not my typa thing but is alreet

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