The Graduate (MC Lars album)

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The Graduate
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Studio album by MC Lars
Released March 21, 2006
Genre Alternative hip hop, Nerdcore
Length 38:11
Label Horris Records, Nettwerk
Producer MC Lars
Christopher Rojas
Mike Sapone
the Rondo Brothers
Q Unique & ill Bill
Rob Seals
Steve Dawson
Oli Horton
MC Lars chronology
The Laptop EP
(2004)
The Graduate
(2006)
The Digital Gangster LP
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Lost At Sea 7/10[2]
Spin 7/10[3]

The Graduate is the fourth studio album of MC Lars released on iTunes February 14, 2005 and in stores March 21, 2006.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Download This Song" – 3:44
  2. "The Roommate from Hell" – 3:18
  3. "21 Concepts" – 2:49
  4. "Hot Topic Is Not Punk Rock" – 2:15
  5. "Rapgirl" – 3:03
  6. "Generic Crunk Rap" – 3:02
  7. "Ahab" – 3:21
  8. "iGeneration" – 2:53
  9. "If I Had a Time Machine, That Would Be Fresh" – 1:03
  10. "Internet Relationships (Are Not Real Relationships)" – 3:24
  11. "Space Game" – 4:05
  12. "The Dialogue" – 2:53
  13. "Six Degrees of Kurt Cobain" – 1:44
  14. "Signing Emo" – 3:37
Bonus tracks

Samples[edit]

  • "Download This Song" samples "The Passenger" by Iggy Pop.
  • The song "21 Concepts" samples music from Tetris. When performed live, the background video includes clips of Mega64's popular Tetris video. Additionally, the lyrics parody the song '99 Problems' by Ice-T.
  • The chorus to "Ahab" samples the British band Supergrass performing "Moving" off their self-titled album.
  • The song "iGeneration" samples "American Hearts" by Piebald.
  • The song "Singing Emo" samples "Cry Tonight" by Hearts That Hate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Love, Bret. "The Graduate - MC Lars". AllMusic. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ David, Natalie B. (April 4, 2006). "MC Lars - The Graduate (Nettwerk)". Lost At Sea. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Rashbaum, Alyssa (March 31, 2006). "MC Lars The Graduate (Nettwerk)". Spin. SpinMedia. Archived from the original on August 13, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2016.