Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings
kcApr 29, 2007i love the reversed non commercial version so f-ing much every song is unbelievable. maybe not 1 or 2
May 28, 2015This album is trash city. Once the novelty of reversed songs wears off this album becomes nothing more than annoying. However, I will admitThis album is trash city. Once the novelty of reversed songs wears off this album becomes nothing more than annoying. However, I will admit that it is cool how the beat is still heard even when played backwards, this still only is a novelty, as an album it is too incoherent to be enjoyable.… Full Review »
Jul 4, 2013People seem to think that Avey and Kria made the decision on reversing the songs because they thought it would be cool and impressive but itPeople seem to think that Avey and Kria made the decision on reversing the songs because they thought it would be cool and impressive but it wasnt that at all. They reversed the songs because they thought it sounded good, and went well with the songs and what they were trying to do with the album. they weren't trying to be cool or anything like that. İt was the way they expressed their arrt i know this because first of all thats what they said and being a long time Collective fan i know these guys are very geniune with their work .
That being said the songs are great when re-reversed and the reversed versions also sound pretty good. I feel like most of the hate is coming from people who thought they were just being pretentious, or trying to give the listener a challenge in the wrong way but all they were doing is making art, and pretty great art at that.
There is some real original work here even from AC. I am sad that they broke up and wont be making more collaborations because when you look at the songs you can definitely hear a defining sound, its sad to see it go to waste. Also if the songs were released in their original way (without reverse and speeding up in some songs) it would definitely get a way higher metascore.… Full Review »