Things Go Better with RJ and AL

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Things Go Better with RJ and AL
Things Go Better With RJ And AL (Album Cover).jpg
Studio album by Soul Position
Released March 14, 2006 (2006-03-14)
Genre Hip hop
Length 42:28
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer RJD2
Soul Position chronology
8 Million Stories
(2003)
Things Go Better with RJ and AL
(2006)
Singles from Things Go Better with RJ and AL
  1. "Hand-Me-Downs / Blame It on the Jäger"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 64/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Phoenix New Times favorable[3]
Pitchfork Media 6.3/10[4]
PopMatters 4/10 stars[5]
Prefix 6.0/10[6]
Rap Reviews 9/10 stars[7]
XLR8R favorable[8]

Things Go Better with RJ and AL is the second studio album by American hip hop duo Soul Position. It was released on Rhymesayers Entertainment on March 14, 2006.

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 64% based on 7 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Marisa Brown of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, saying: "Soul Position don't deviate much from their combination of original rhymes and interesting, thoughtful music, but there's really no need to when it sounds so good."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Beginning" 0:44
2. "No Gimmicks" 3:12
3. "Hand-Me-Downs" 3:17
4. "The Extra Mile" 3:37
5. "Blame It on the Jäger" 3:12
6. "I Need My Minutes" 3:11
7. "Keep It Hot for Daddy" 3:13
8. "I'm Free" 2:26
9. "Keys" 4:18
10. "The Cool Thing to Do" 3:01
11. "Priceless" 3:35
12. "Drugs, Sex, Alcohol, Rock-n-Roll" 4:10
13. "Things Go Better" 4:32

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Top Independent Albums[9] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Things Go Better With RJ And Al by Soul Position". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Brown, Marisa. "Soul Position - Things Go Better with RJ and Al". AllMusic. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Reeves, Mosi (March 16, 2006). "Soul Position". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ Breihan, Tom (April 3, 2006). "Soul Position: Things Go Better With RJ and Al". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ Cober-Lake, Justin (May 23, 2006). "Soul Position: Things Go Better with RJ and Al". PopMatters. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  6. ^ Solomon, Eric (May 2, 2006). "Album Review: Soul Position - Things Go Better with RJ and Al". Prefix. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ Juon, Steve (April 25, 2006). "Soul Position :: Things Go Better with RJ and Al :: Rhymesayers Entertainment". Rap Reviews. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  8. ^ Thill, Scott (May 1, 2006). "Soul Position: Things Go Better With RJ and AL". XLR8R. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Soul Position - Things Go Better with RJ and Al - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 

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