Southsiders

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Southsiders
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 6, 2014 (2014-05-06)
GenreHip hop
Length59:41
LabelRhymesayers Entertainment
ProducerAnt
Atmosphere chronology
The Family Sign
(2011)
Southsiders
(2014)
Fishing Blues
(2016)

Southsiders is the seventh studio album by American hip hop duo Atmosphere. The album was released via Rhymesayers Entertainment on May 6, 2014. The title Southsiders refers to the south side of Minneapolis.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic70/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Consequence of SoundC+[4]
CuepointA–[5]
Exclaim!7/10[6]
HipHopDX3.5/5 stars[7]
Pastefavorable[8]
Pitchfork Media6.3/10[9]
RapReviews7/10[10]
Respect.favorable[11]
XXLXL[12]

Upon its release, Southsiders was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from critics, the album received an average score of 70, based on 9 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[3]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200 chart, with first-week sales of 23,159 copies in the United States through the independent hip hop label Rhymesayers Entertainment.[13]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Camera Thief"4:46
2."Arthur's Song"3:21
3."The World Might Not Live Through the Night"4:15
4."Star Shaped Heart"3:19
5."I Love You Like a Brother"3:31
6."Southsiders"3:12
7."Bitter"4:19
8."Mrs. Interpret"3:48
9."Fortunate"3:36
10."Kanye West"4:02
11."We Ain't Gonna Die Today"3:45
12."My Lady Got Two Men"4:22
13."Flicker"4:46
14."January on Lake Street"4:04
15."Let Me Know That You Know What You Want Now"4:44
16."She Don't Know Why She Love It" (Deluxe Edition bonus track)4:06
17."Hell" (Deluxe Edition bonus track)3:38
18."I Don't Need No Fancy Shit" (Deluxe Edition bonus track)3:07
19."Idiot" (Deluxe Edition bonus track)3:57
20."Prelude to Hell" (Deluxe Edition bonus track)2:52

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
UK R&B Albums (OCC)[14] 33
US Billboard 200[15] 8
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 3
US Independent Albums[17] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shooting The Shit With Slug (Of Atmosphere)". Hotnewhiphop.com. 2014-05-05. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  2. ^ Jeffries, David (2014-05-06). "Southsiders - Atmosphere | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Southsiders by Atmosphere". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  4. ^ Madden, Michael (2014-05-09). "Atmosphere – Southsiders | Album Reviews". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (September 12, 2014). "Expert Witness". Cuepoint. Archived from the original on September 12, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  6. ^ Bozzer, Mark (May 6, 2014). "Atmosphere - Southsiders". Exclaim!. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  7. ^ Johnsen, Homer (2014-05-05). "Atmosphere - Southsiders | Read Hip Hop Reviews, Rap Reviews & Hip Hop Album Reviews". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  8. ^ Hayden, Mack (2014-07-09). "Atmosphere: Southsiders Review :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  9. ^ Greene, Jayson (2014-05-09). "Atmosphere: Southsiders | Album Reviews | Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  10. ^ "Atmosphere :: Southsiders :: Rhymesayers Entertainment". Rapreviews.com. 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  11. ^ Ahmadi, Kevin. "Album Review: Atmosphere – Southsiders : RESPECT". Respect-mag.com. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  12. ^ Rys, Dan (2014-05-12). "Atmosphere Adds Another Revealing Effort To Their Catalog With 'Southsiders'". Xxlmag.com. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  13. ^ Tardio, Andres (2014-05-14). "Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 5/11/2014". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
  14. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  15. ^ "Atmosphere Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  16. ^ "Atmosphere Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  17. ^ "Atmosphere - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-07-24.

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