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  • Audio CD (Nov. 25 2008)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Warner Music
  • ASIN: B001KK6RQA
  • In-Print Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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2. Tangle With Your Mind
3. Blind Confusion
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5. She Sold Her System
6. Blister On My Soul
7. Fame
8. Killing Me Sweetly
9. Big Black Monster
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As the front man for Stone Temple Pilots, Weiland has remained a dominant force in rock music. Now with his 2nd solo release he proves that his music and songwriting is as potent and powerful as ever. Produced by Scott Weiland and Doug Green (Velvet Revolver, Sheryl Crow, Crystal Method), with select tracks recorded by Steve Albini.


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Format: Audio CD
Haven't heard "12 bar blues", his first solo (I think). However, I'm surprised at this one.

Good opening track, solid riff on non-cheesy rock songs.

Sounds a bit like STP for the way melodies are arranged, this serves as a reference you don't want to lose(that's why I prefer the 2nd Velvet Revolver album to the first)

They are soft cute songs that fits in Weiland's range (sort of "Sour girl" songs) and they are typical southern american rock/blues ("Purple" album sort of tracks) that makes this 45 minutes quite entertaining. It's not dirty like Velvet, no to mainstream like STP. Very well produced.

The CD is still in my car after 8 months. I keep it handy.... thanks Scott
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa7b114f8) out of 5 stars 41 reviews
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa7baceb8) out of 5 stars a worthy effort that might hopefully help Weiland win over some of his more harsher critics Dec 21 2008
By Daniel Ferguson-Maltzman - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
No matter what you think of Scott Weiland, one thing is certain--he is a ridiculed artist. Almost immediately as he achieved fame in the early 90s with Stone Temple Pilots he was accused of ripping-off Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder with his baritone growl in "Plush," and then with his solo album and later STP it was David Bowie he was said to have taken a page from. His lyrics are mocked as nonsensical gibberish and he has been called a hack, a fraud and a poser.

All this is unfair because the man does have talent, a lot of talent in fact. I will be the first to admit Weiland is somewhat of a "musical chameleon," borrowing elements from Vedder, Bowie, Reed, etc, over the years but his songwriting, willingness to experiment, melodies and, overall ability to craft a good song are superb. As for his lyrics...yeah, I don't always get them, but whatever...

Weiland's full talents perhaps best manifested themselves on his solo debut "12 Bar Blues" (1998). Unconcerned with making something radio-friendly in the vein of STP, Weiland was free to experiment, throw in the kitchen sink and create whatever he wanted. The result was an eclectic, wonderfully bizarre, carnival-esque; Bowie/Reznor inspired ride through a depressed, tortured, and most importantly creative mind.

Ten years and four albums later (two with STP and two with his "supergroup" Velvet Revolver) Weiland is back with a new album "'Happy'" in Galoshes" (2008).

If you're one of those people that absolutely loved "12 Bar Blues" you might be a little disappointed with "Galoshes." There's really nothing as alluring and downright weird and hypnotic as "Desperation #5," "Barbarella" or "Lady, Your Roof Brings Me Down" and the album, overall, is far more straightforward and can seem a little pedestrian compared to its predecessor. That said "Galoshes" is still a fine album and has a lot to offer. Think of it as a cross between the more mellow songs from "12 Bar Blues," like "Son" and STP's final album "Shangri-La Dee Da," (2001) like "Hello, it's late." It's the sort of album you can just kind of unwind and relax with. The last year-and-a-half haven't been the best for Weiland as he lost a brother, his marriage fell apart and he was kicked-out of Velvet Revolver, and this album sort of reflects that. "Galoshes" is a poppy and melodic, yet melancholy, lonely journey...

While there may not be a "Slither" or "Sex Type Thing" to rock out with or anything quite as captivating as something from "12 Bar Blues," "Galoshes" is still a worthy effort that might hopefully help Weiland win over some of his more harsher critics (Note: a lot of the album's more offbeat songs were left off and available on the deluxe edition).
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa7b712ac) out of 5 stars Weiland doesnt disappoint Nov. 25 2008
By Modern Man - Published on Amazon.com
If you're a fan of Weiland's first solo album, 12 Bar Blues, you will probably enjoy this album.

If you're a fan of STP, you may or may not -- it's more experimental and less mainstream than STP, but not as far out there as 12 Bar Blues was.
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa7b11504) out of 5 stars Excellent Nov. 27 2008
By S. White - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Scott gets back to some singing on this second solo release. The 2nd velveeta revolver was a step up from the first but it kinda stifled someone with a voice of his caliber. Maybe you can have Slash solo on stuff but you can't go in all directions if you write with him. This cd like his first solo finds all sorts of moods and tempos but is more cohesive than the first solo cd. He even covers Bowies "Fame" and its good but I could swear that justin timberlake was behind the board somewhere on the percussion track! Most impressive is the last uncredited track in the vain of a gospel/inspirational feel - it must be a standard from years past and if it isn't more credit to him. Other standouts are Blind Confusion & Big Black Monster. Hell, really its all good.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa7bacf54) out of 5 stars Lounge Funk Rock? Nov. 28 2008
By Ryan Tidwell - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Great CD.

Listened nonstop for a week now and the sounds just keep growing. Very original, very real.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa7c749f0) out of 5 stars A Different Side Of Scott Weiland Feb. 9 2009
By Philip R. Heath - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Happy In Galoshes is Scott Weiland's latest solo offering after his split from Velvet Revolver. I was looking forward to getting this CD after the first time that I heard "Missing Cleveland" and "Paralysis" on his web site, and I've been enjoying it for a couple of months now. For those hoping to find something similar in sound to his work with either Stone Temple Pilots or Velvet Revolver, this CD is not likely to be one that you will like.

However, that by no means implies that Happy In Galoshes is a bad CD. His take on David Bowie's "Fame" is has a killer groove, and it quickly became one of my favorites. This is in complete contrast to "Killing Me Sweetly", a much slower song that balances acoustic and electric guitar. Weiland also features a very melodious vocal delivery with striking falsetto accents. Continuing on the theme of variety is the mid tempo rocker "Missing Cleveland". Here Weiland reminisces about the "lonely bars where everybody knows the truth and lets it be". Other standouts are "Paralysis" and the hidden bonus track "Be Not Afraid", a Catholic hymn of all things. This CD is not, however, without its misses. Both "She Sold Her System" and "Beautiful Day" are rather plodding numbers without much intrigue. Then there's "Arch Angel" that has an electronic rhythm that sounds like one of the preprogrammed accompaniments on the old Casio miniature keyboards.

All in all, though, there is a lot to like on Happy In Galoshes. Anyone who likes Scott Weiland's voice and is interested in musical variety should check this out. The high points are true gems that overcome the weaker tacks.

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