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Australian Release featuring Sublime's Release Robbin' the Hood with Bonus Tracks. Tracks Include Date Rape, Trench Town Rock, Raleigh Soliloquy Pt3. Mary, Freeway Time in L.a. County Jail, and Others.
Long Beach garage kings Sublime rode the cresting wave of late-'80s/early-'90s Cali punk to a well-received 1996 major-label debut whose success was overshadowed by tragedy: frontman Brad Nowell died of a heroin overdose just a month before its release. This 1994 album was their freshman indie outing and the record that largely secured their ticket to the majors. Instead of building on the energetic, if formulaic, punk-reggae fusion of their 1992 40 Oz. to Freedom (with its sometimes awkward, too-dumb-to-be-ironic lyrical bent), Robbin' displays a Nowell whose slow evolution as a songwriter is more than compensated by an eager plundering of old-school rap influences and ska beats. It's a record that moves the band beyond often-stultifying punk clichés to a true musical adventure whose buoyant sense of discovery is almost palpable, and one that proves that their '96 big-label breakthrough was no accident. --Jerry McCulley
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I'll be honest, I did get into Sublime in '96 with the release of their S/T album and I thought it was a great album back then. After a few listens to 40 oz though, I realized it was a much better CD. People told me that Robbin the Hood was a bad album and that I should stay away from it, so I decided not to buy it. Finally I decided to get this album and listen for myself to see how good it was, and I'm damn glad I did! This CD is now my favorite Sublime CD, with 40 oz as a close second.
Unless you're 15 or something and just getting into Sublime, I might understand why you dont like this CD, because your used to all the crap that's on the radio these days and Sublime's S/T album is their most mainstream one. Get 40 oz though, and once you like that more than the S/T, get this and give it a few spins and you'll see what I mean.
Truly, this album is the work of a madman. "Free Loop Dub" incorporates a crazy reggae bass line with percussions from a drum machine with some crazy effects to make a great song. But no doubt about it, most of the best songs on the CD are the ones that were recorded in a studio, like "Saw Red", "STP", "Falling Idols", and "All You Need". Nevertheless, some of the songs recorded on Brad's four-track are sweet as, like "Work That We Do", "Pool Shark (Acoustic)", and "Freeway Time".
Anyway, if you're the kind of guy or gal who loves to sit back, and listen to some groovy, mellow music, get this CD.
P.S. The "Santeria" remix solo is tight on "Lincoln Highway Dub". END
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This Sublime cd has always been one of my favorites, no matter what. I played this cd so much *was originally purchased in 1996, that four yrs later I had to buy it again. Read morePublished on June 17 2004 by Nikki Grenier
I love Sublime. It almost seems as if damn near everyone loves Sublime. This album is pretty great and is also a pretty weird one too. Read morePublished on June 16 2004 by M. C Wright
I'm sorry, but those of you who gave this revealing and emotional portrait of Brad Nowell's raw, creative genius three, two, and even (a couple of true morons) one star, need to... Read morePublished on May 11 2004
I dont know what other people are saying. "this album isnt as good as 40 oz and self-titled" "albums weird". Read morePublished on Feb. 5 2004 by Aaron
This album is great, especially if you love Sublime, but it isn't nearly as good as either "40 Oz" or the Self-titled. Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2004 by Drew Macevenwick
In between Sublime's highly acclaimed releases, 1992's 40 Oz. To Freedom and 1996's Sublime, is 1994's Robbin' the Hood, an album of exploration for the band as they merge jazz,... Read morePublished on Dec 15 2003 by Stingray Ramone
I own 40 oz and the self-titled cds, so I thought I'd complete the collection of the 3 main sublime cds. Its been about 2 years since i bought my 1st sublime cd, sublime. Read morePublished on Dec 3 2003 by Jimmy The Cat
Is it music?
After coming home from work, I placed Robbin' The Hood in the stereo system.
Settling myself next to the bar, I asked Beth to hand me a beer. Read more
Sublime was an extremely talented band. If lead swinger Brad Nowell hadn't overdosed on heroin, who knows where they'd be today? Read morePublished on June 9 2003 by Ari Eisenberg