Fucked Up Friends

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Fucked Up Friends
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 14, 2008 (2008-10-14)[1]
Recorded2007–2008
GenreElectronic
Length38:24
LabelAnticon
ProducerTobacco
Tobacco chronology
Fucked Up Friends
(2008)
Maniac Meat
(2010)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]
The A.V. ClubA[4]
Cokemachineglow72/100[5]
NME8/10[6]
Pitchfork6.2/10[7]
PopMatters7/10 stars[8]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[9]
URB4/5 stars[10]

Fucked Up Friends is the first studio album by Tobacco. It was released through Anticon on October 14, 2008.[1] Aesop Rock provided vocals on "Dirt".[11]

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 73% based on 14 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

Kevin O Donnell of Rolling Stone gave the album 3.5 stars out of 5, calling it "one of the year's best stoner-rock records."[9] Meanwhile, Joe Colly of Pitchfork gave the album a 6.2 out of 10, saying, "as an album, Fucked Up Friends lacks focus and variety."[7]

Jeff Weiss of LA Weekly placed it at number 46 on the "50 Best Albums of the Year" list.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Street Trash"1:55
2."Truck Sweat"3:09
3."Hairy Candy"3:15
4."Hawker Boat"2:06
5."Side 8 (Big Gums Version)"3:17
6."Yum Yum Cult"1:06
7."Berries That Burn"2:07
8."Get My Nails Did"0:11
9."Dirt" (featuring Aesop Rock)4:01
10."Gross Magik"3:54
11."Little Pink Riding Hood"2:01
12."Backwoods Altar"4:08
13."-"0:05
14."Tape Eater"2:24
15."Pink Goo"2:22
16."Grease Wizard"2:09

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fucked Up Friends". Anticon. Archived from the original on June 23, 2015. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Fucked Up Friends - Tobacco". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Fucked Up Friends - Tobacco". AllMusic. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  4. ^ Martins, Chris (January 5, 2009). "Tobacco: Fucked Up Friends". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  5. ^ Langille, Justin (October 17, 2008). "Tobacco: Fucked Up Friends". Cokemachineglow. Archived from the original on February 13, 2010. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  6. ^ Parkin, Chris (July 2, 2009). "Album Review: Tobacco - 'Fucked Up Friends'". NME. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Colly, Joe (October 31, 2008). "TOBACCO: Fucked Up Friends". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  8. ^ Gabriele, Timothy (November 4, 2008). "Tobacco: Fucked Up Friends". PopMatters. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  9. ^ a b O'Donnell, Kevin (December 11, 2008). "Fucked Up Friends". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 16, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  10. ^ Rodriguez, Ryan E. (October 28, 2008). "Tobacco :: Fucked Up Friends". URB. Archived from the original on December 16, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Weiss, Jeff (April 23, 2008). "Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow & Aesop Rock-"Dirt"". LA Weekly. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Weiss, Jeff (December 22, 2008). "Weiss' 50 Best Albums of the Year (#50-41)". LA Weekly. Retrieved July 5, 2018.

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