Melodic Net RSS Feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Myspace Follow us on Myspace

Forgot your password?

 
0
0
0
: 0
0
0
0
Check updates ››
Home
»
Reviews
»
Goo Goo Dolls - A Boy Named Goo
review

Goo Goo Dolls - A Boy Named Goo

5.00
Reviewer :
Johan Wippsson Format: Album
Release date: 2010-08-17 Year: 1995
Label: Warner Music
Genre: Modern Rock,  Classic Rock
Producer: Lou Giordano
Artist discography

Review

"A Boy Named Goo" is in my opinion the best Goo Goo Dolls have been delivered so far during their career. Ok, "Dizzy Up The Girl" may have some better songs when it comes to hits, but really think this album is better as a whole and got a better sound. It is cleaner, less-produced, and this was when the Goo Goo Dolls were hungry and really creative in my opinion. Does even think that we draw a parallel to Metallica and their "black album" where they became a huge band, but after that loosed a lot of creativity. "Dizzy Up The Girl" made John Rzeznik and the other very rich, but has since then gone the over-produced and radio friendly way. No, 1995 was a good year for alternative rock when grunge was dying out and the more melodic bands like Goo Goo Dolls took over the charts. This is one of the best albums from the era and the song "Name" continues to this day to sound just fantastic. Classic album!

Tracklisting 1. Long Way Down
2. Burnin' Up
3. Naked
4. Flat Top
5. Impersonality
6. Name
7. Only One
8. Somethin' Bad
9. Ain't That Unusual
10. So Long
11. Eyes Wide Open
12. Disconnected
13. Slave Girl


Comments 

Melodic Net Comments 

listen on spotify

Did you know that?

GOO GOO DOLLSĀ“ singer John Rzeznik was originally going to be a plumber.

latest reviews


popular reviews 


review comments 

44 ForthAngel - In the end
43 Constantine Maroulis - Constantine
41 ForthAngel - Silver Bullets EP
38 The Perfects - Future automatic
36 Tribal Ink - Surrounded by freaks
34 Pillar - The Reckoning
33 Breaking Benjamin - Phobia
33 Europe - Secret Society
32 Evanescence - The Open Door
26 Karnivool - Sound Awake