Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever (Vinyl) Reviews


Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever (Vinyl) Description:

Wu-Tang Clan – Rolling Stone (6/26/97 pp.51-52) – 3.5 Stars (out of 5) – …a self-contained universe that mixes hip-hop culture with adolescent-pop flotsam….hauntingly descriptive tales of ghetto hustlers and victims… Spin (1/98 p.87) – Ranked #19 on Spins list of the Top 20 Bands Of The Year. Spin (9/97 p.154) – 7 (out of 10) – …Creating a style with no definite precedent playing major lables against each other–and winning–Wu-Tang Clan are basically selling avant-garde music as pop to the world….The RZA burns the rule book between your headphones… Entertainment Weekly (6/6/97 pp.65-66) – …FOREVER continues the groups artistic grand slam. Like their forebears in Public Enemy Wu-Tang are musical revolutionaries unafraid to bring the noise along with their trunk of funk… – Rating: A Q (6/00 p.131) – 3 stars out of 5 – …Highlights a once-hungry outfit now simply too full of individual stars to function coherently….[albeit] flashes of brilliance… The Wire (10/01 pp.4648) – …The MCs are in strong form… Melody Maker (12/20-27/97 pp.66-67) – Ranked #28 on Melody Makers list of 1997s Albums Of The Year. Melody Maker (5/31/97 p.49) – …It had to be this big. It didnt have to be this good…Every single track is a detonation of every single pop rule you thought sacrosanct….FOREVER is one of the greatest hip hop LPs of all time. I think in time it could be my favourite album ever… Village Voice (2/24/98) – Ranked #26 in the Village Voices 1997 Pazz and Jop Critics Poll. NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97 pp.78-79) – Ranked #18 in NMEs 1997 Critics Poll. NME (Magazine) (5/31/97 p.54) – …If albums by Method Man Genius Ghostface Killah Raekwon and Ol Dirty Bastard were the Gospels then this is meant to be the Good Book. And what it contains is The Knowledge….WU-TANG FOREVER is…unforgettably huge… Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever (Vinyl)