Eminem Almost Famous is underrated

Started by eddie313, Mar 1, 2021, in Eminem Add to Reading List

  1. eddie313
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    Mar 1, 2021
    Flashing DJ Khalil's monstrous production, Almost Famous is definitely an underrated song off Recovery...Its one of the most thematic beats Eminem has ever chosen and the theme surrounding it was epic...the fiery energy Em brings to this song is incredible...Recovery wouldn't be the same without this dope record
     
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  2. XshadybusinessX
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    Mar 1, 2021
    I agree.
     
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  3. Sodium Chloride
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    Mar 1, 2021
    Proper/better version of Won't Back Down
     
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  4. Ids5621
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    Mar 2, 2021
    This song would be vastly improved if he wasnt screaming his lungs out for no reason the entire track. Good song, but one of the worst offenders of the yelling for no reason he was doing on recovery. Imagine this with a normal delivery
     
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  5. icecube
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Came here to say this.

    I love the concept of the song and for the most part a love the execution. But the screaming was unnecessary.
     
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  6. ZigZags
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    Mar 2, 2021
    While I do agree he should’ve toned down the yelling, I think it fits the style of the track to some degree, honestly I think what it is is the garbage mixing.. His vocals are d--- near clipping at parts..

    He used to be able to get away with the yelling back in mmlp days but it was just mixed so well that it wasn’t such a pain on the eardrums.
     
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  7. hargydon
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    Mar 2, 2021
    I have always disliked this song due to the excruciatingly painful screaming & I usually only see praise for it, glad to see others share my sentiments on here.
     
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  8. Marsh
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Great song, I also love that remix Game and Snoop did

     
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  9. henzINNIT
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    Mar 2, 2021
    One of the better songs on the album and I don't mind the yelling on this one. It fits the tone of the song and the lyrics. I like Khalil beats but it's a shame they're normally mixed like s--- when he works with Eminem.
     
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    Mar 2, 2021
    the "there he goes in dres studio" scheme is top tier
     
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    Mar 2, 2021
    It would be a cool song as a standalone, but Recovery as a whole is a very exhausting album. By the time you get to Almost Famous, you've already listened to ~10 overproduced rock stadium anthems with Em screaming. I appreciate the storytelling, the flow and the rhyme schemes, but it's not a song I often return to.
     
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  12. Jimmy630
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Yes! So Bad clipping too if I recall correctly.
     
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Been saying this since 2010. One of his greatest songs of all time. Second fav song off the album next to the one with Kobe Bryant. RIP.
     
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  14. Koke
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Contrary to the opinions here I love the energy he shows on the track. This is a track where the shouting works imo

    He has a few nice moments and love the beat. The chorus is f---ing awful though and the song is scattered with awful lyrics.
     
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  15. Mikey
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    Mar 2, 2021
    yeah the shouty & aggresive flow really works on this one.

    Recovery still a good album imo
     
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    ‘No peace treaties, hes turned into a beast, His new slim shady ep’s got the attention of the mighty DRE hes almost famous’

    Fire song.
     
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  17. Koke
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    Mar 2, 2021
    Yeah recovery is ridiculously underrated in terms of placement in his discography
     
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    Mar 3, 2021
    It's okay. I always prefered CWB because of the hook & intro tbh, but its not bad
     
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    Mar 3, 2021
    Hate recovery for the most part but this song is good. Would be better if he wasnt screaming like he was trying out for a heavy metal lead gig.
     
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