Uglier Than They Used ta Be

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Uglier Than They Used ta Be
Studio album by Ugly Kid Joe
Released September 18, 2015 (PMU)[1]
October 16, 2015 (NA)[2]
Recorded January 19, 2015 to February 20, 2015
Length 48:27
Label Metalville/UKJ Records
Producer Dave Fortman
Ugly Kid Joe chronology
Stairway to Hell
(2012)Stairway to Hell2012
Uglier Than They Used ta Be
Professional ratings
Review scores
Sputnikmusic3/5 stars[3]
Planetmosh5/5 stars[4]

Uglier Than They Used ta Be is the fourth album by the American rock band Ugly Kid Joe.

On February 4, 2015, Ugly Kid Joe started a crowd funding effort through to fund their new album called, Uglier Than They Used ta Be. The album was completely funded by February 20. Uglier Than They Used ta Be is the first full-length studio album in nearly 19 years.[6] To the release date and it was funded to 201%.

Critical reception[edit]

Calling the band "a scourge but now a saviour of heavy rock," before Chris Ayers of Exclaim! wrote that "Ugly Kid Joe prove that their catchy hooks and solid vocals are cool to like again on Uglier Than They Used Ta Be."[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hell Ain't Hard to Find" – 3:48
  2. "Let the Record Play" – 3:50
  3. "Bad Seed" – 5:00
  4. "Mirror of the Man" – 3:55
  5. "She's Already Gone" – 4:21
  6. "Nothing Ever Changes" – 3:23
  7. "My Old Man" (feat. Phil Campbell of Motörhead) – 3:41
  8. "Under the Bottom" (feat. Phil Campbell of Motörhead) – 5:47
  9. "Ace of Spades" (Motörhead cover) (feat. Phil Campbell of Motörhead) – 2:44
  10. "The Enemy" – 6:06
  11. "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (The Undisputed Truth cover) (feat. Dallas Frasca) – 5:46



Chart (2015) Peak
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 84


  1. ^ "Ugly Kid Joe: UKJ & R/C". PledgeMusic.
  2. ^ "UGLY KID JOE's 'Uglier Than They Used Ta Be' Gets Release Date; More Details Revealed". 18 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Ugly Kid Joe - Uglier Than They Used Ta Be User Opinions - sputnikmusic".
  4. ^ "Ugly Kid Joe - 'Uglier Than They Used Ta Be' - PlanetMosh". 14 September 2015.
  5. ^ a b Ayers, Chris (October 14, 2015). "Ugly Kid Joe - Uglier Than They Used ta Be". Exclaim!. Retrieved January 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "The 1st album from Ugly Kid Joe in 19 years". 2015-02-04.
  7. ^ name="metalhammer_Campbell_guests">"Motorhead Man Teams Up With Ugly Kid Joe". 2015-08-18.
  8. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 25, 2015.