- Summary: Mike Skinner returns with the inenviable job of following up his genre-smashing debut 'Original Pirate Material,' which was an enormous critical and commercial hit in the UK and paved the way for the success of later acts such as Dizzee Rascal.
- Record Label: Vice / 679
- Genre(s): Electronic, Rap
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Positive: 30 out of 30
Mixed: 0 out of 30
Negative: 0 out of 30
LaviniaHJan 19, 2007loved it
BryanFNov 11, 2004This album was great!
critic.xhost.roAug 7, 2005the whole album story is greatly depicted, very nice tracks and awesome beats, esp "blinded by the light" and "dry your eyes"
JasonTMay 30, 2004Doesn't have the stand out tracks of Original Pirate Material, but still is a great collection of musings. "Empty Cans" is a brilliant record.
AlexPJun 12, 2007Americans don't get this record. LOL at Americans.
SmenkharonMay 19, 2004Very good, more of a cohesive album than his debut but not as many killer individual songs.
stevemSep 7, 2004I hope my vote brings down the overall score for this terrible album. It's a shame I beleived waht was written in these high-score I hope my vote brings down the overall score for this terrible album. It's a shame I beleived waht was written in these high-score reviews for A Grand.... after listening to it, I 100% disagree with all of them. Come on people, you made me waste my money on a crap album. You're suppose to critics, not lemmings. … Expand
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