For Hero: For Fool

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For Hero: For Fool
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Studio album by Subtle
Released October 3, 2006 (2006-10-03)
Genre Hip hop
Length 51:09
Label Lex Records
Producer Subtle
Subtle chronology
Wishingbone
(2006)
For Hero: For Fool
(2006)
Yell&Ice
(2007)
Singles from For Hero: For Fool
  1. "The Mercury Craze"
    Released: 2006 (2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 85/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media 8.0/10[3]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[4]
Stylus Magazine B+[5]

For Hero: For Fool is the second album by American hip hop sextet Subtle. It was released on Lex Records in 2006.

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, For Hero: For Fool received an average score of 85% based on 14 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

Marisa Brown of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, calling it "a complex, innovative, sometimes bizarre, and usually utterly confusing journey into the minds of lyricist Doseone and his five bandmates."[2]

It was chosen by OC Weekly as one of their "Album Covers of the Year".[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "A Tale of Apes I"   3:18
2. "A Tale of Apes II"   2:13
3. "Middleclass Stomp"   4:14
4. "Middleclass Kill"   4:36
5. "Midas Gutz"   2:37
6. "Nomanisisland"   4:20
7. "The Mercury Craze"   4:40
8. "Bed to the Bills"   4:50
9. "Return of the Vein"   4:11
10. "Call to Dive"   7:08
11. "The Ends"   8:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "For Hero: For Fool - Subtle". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Brown, Marisa. "For Hero: For Fool - Subtle". AllMusic. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Dahlen, Chris (October 5, 2006). "Subtle - for hero: for fool". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ Hayes, Neal (October 3, 2006). "Subtle: For Hero: For Fool". PopMatters. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ Rosenberg, Tal (December 15, 2006). "Subtle - For Hero: For Fool". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ Ferguson, Kevin (December 28, 2006). "Album Covers Of The Year 2006". OC Weekly. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 

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