Such Friends Are Dangerous

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Such Friends Are Dangerous
Such Friends Are Dangerous Cover Art.jpg
Studio album by Excuse 17
Released April 24, 1995
Genre Queercore
Length 34:18
Label Kill Rock Stars
Producer John Goodmanson, Excuse 17
Excuse 17 chronology
Excuse Seventeen
(1994)
Such Friends Are Dangerous
(1995)

Such Friends Are Dangerous is the second and final studio album by American punk rock band Excuse 17, released on April 24, 1995 by Kill Rock Stars.[1] The album received generally positive reviews from music critics.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[3]

Such Friends Are Dangerous received generally positive reviews. Jimmy Draper of AllMusic said that the album is "full of violently emotional catharsis", citing the songs "This Is Not Your Wedding Song" and "The Drop Dead Look" as the "startling centerpieces."[2] Prominent music critic Robert Christgau gave the album a 1 star honorable mention, commenting "Carrie Brownstein finds her scream."[3] J. Neo of Puncture praised the vocal interplay between Becca Albee and Brownstein, stating that "the way they trade lines and finish each other's songs is electrifying."[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "5 Acres" – 2:03
  2. "Forever Fired" – 3:14
  3. "Watchmaker" – 3:08
  4. "I'd Rather Eat Glass" – 2:56
  5. "Deactur H.S." – 2:20
  6. "This Is Not Your Wedding Song" – 4:28
  7. "The Drop Dead Look" – 1:47
  8. "Designated Shotgun" – 2:28
  9. "Getoff" – 2:34
  10. "Nervousness Never Fades" – 2:27
  11. "Special Guest, Me" – 2:10
  12. "Framed" – 2:14
  13. "She Wants 3-D" – 2:29

Personnel[edit]

  • Becca Albee (vocals, guitar)
  • Carrie Brownstein (guitar, vocals)
  • Curtis James (drums)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Excuse 17". Kill Rock Stars. Archived from the original on 2015-06-29. Retrieved 2015-08-28. 
  2. ^ a b Jimmy Draper. "Such Friends Are Dangerous Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  3. ^ a b Robert Christgau. "Consumer Guide Reviews: Excuse 17". Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  4. ^ J. Neo (1995). "Such Friends Are Dangerous review". Puncture (34).