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XTRMNTR is a 2000 album by Primal Scream. In a departure from Primal Scream's earlier hedonistic recordings, the band took a more political stance, attacking government, police, and multinational corporations. A free postcard championing the cause of the "Free Satpal Ram Campaign" and encouraging fans to participate was included with initial copies of the album's UK release.

The album is also notable for being the final LP release on the influential British label Creation Records. The track "Accelerator" was later… read more

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  • I've always been amazed that people prefer this to Evil Heat. XTRMNTR starts strongly but simply blows its entire load on the first four songs. The rest of it sounds like a (rightly) abandoned Portishead album. Terribly overrated, while Evil Heat is totally underrated and has consistently better songwriting all the way through to the end of the album.
  • nme (lol) described it as war you can dance to; i'll admit i find that an incredibly apt description. [2]
  • ★★★★★
  • I never took Primal Scream seriously because of stuff like [track artist=Primal Scream]Rocks[/track], but then they came out with this album and it just freakin' blew me away! Still a fave of mine.
  • I like this better than Screamadelica.
  • nme (lol) described it as war you can dance to; i'll admit i find that an incredibly apt description.
  • This is like an electronic bro of The Shape of Punk to Come
  • If MIA's MAYA sounded like this it would have been a much better album. [+1]
  • brain dead lyrics.. lol
  • Their best album, masterpiece

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