Fuck Death - Blackout Beach
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  • Summary: Carey Mercer recorded his second album under the name Blackout Beach by himself.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Nov 23, 2011
    90
    Fuck Death will blow your mind.
  2. Nov 22, 2011
    85
    It's not perfect, but in the context of its subject matter one feels like its accidents are worth more than another album's successes.
  3. Nov 23, 2011
    80
    It's electro adventurism aligns him with John Maus and White Rainbow,m but Nick Cave and Berlin-era Bowie hover nearby. [Dec 2011, p.79]
  4. Nov 22, 2011
    75
    Throughout Fuck Death's eight tracks, Mercer's lyrics are cryptic and imagistic, if not indecipherably garbled.
  5. Nov 22, 2011
    73
    His admirers will find this record beautiful in the strangest places, while his detractors might choose to see its occasional impenetrable gloom as a kind of desertion in itself.
  6. Nov 22, 2011
    60
    Fuck Death, compelling as it is, never quite finds the same charged feeling of purpose [as Skin of Evil].
  7. Dec 13, 2011
    60
    Mercer always has been and always will be an acquired taste. If you're already on team Mercer, Fuck death should only reinforce your commitment. Oct 2011, p.96]

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  1. Apr 15, 2012
    10
    You know how some album reviews just like pick this pretentious, vivid metaphor for their review and it becomes a recurring thing that canYou know how some album reviews just like pick this pretentious, vivid metaphor for their review and it becomes a recurring thing that can completely cloud over or even ruin the album for some people? Like RANDOM SPIRIT LOVER by Sunset Rubdown as the crazy onstage and offstage shenanigans of a theatre company: I hate that, itâ Expand