Researching the Blues

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Researching the Blues
ReddKross ResearchingTheBluesLP cover.jpeg
Studio album by
Released7 August 2012
GenreAlternative rock
LabelMerge Records
ProducerSteve McDonald
Redd Kross chronology
Show World
Researching the Blues

Researching the Blues is the sixth album by American rock band Redd Kross, released in 2012 on Merge Records.


Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]
The A.V. ClubB+[4]
Beats Per Minute80%[5]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[6]
Consequence of SoundC-[7]
The Guardian4/5 stars[8]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[9]
PopMatters8/10 stars[11]

Researching the Blues received positive reviews from critics. On Metacritic, the album holds a score of 81/100 based on 25 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim"[1].

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jeff McDonald, except where noted.

1."Researching the Blues"Charlotte Caffey, Steve McDonald, Anna Waronker3:52
2."Stay Away from Downtown" 3:37
3."Uglier" 3:52
4."Dracula's Daughters" 3:06
5."Meet Frankenstein" 1:48
6."One of the Good Ones" 2:32
7."The Nu Temptations" 3:37
8."Choose to Play" 3:09
9."Winter Blues" 2:26
10."Hazel Eyes" 3:49
Total length:31:48


Redd Kross[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Researching the Blues by Redd Kross Reviews and Tracks". Metacritic. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Redd Kross: Researching the Blues". Paste. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  3. ^ "Researching the Blues - Redd Kross". AllMusic. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "Redd Kross: Researching the Blues". The A.V. Club. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  5. ^ "Album Review: Researching the Blues - Redd Kross". Beats Per Minute. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  6. ^ "Redd Kross album review; Researching the Blues reviewed". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "Redd Kross - Researching the Blues". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  8. ^ "Redd Kross: Researching the Blues - review". The Guardian. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  9. ^ "Review: Redd Kross, "Researching the Blues"". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  10. ^ "Redd Kross: Researching the Blues Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  11. ^ "Redd Kross: Researching the Blues". PopMatters. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  12. ^ "Redd Kross, 'Researching the Blues' (Merge)". Spin. Retrieved December 4, 2017.

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