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Music From Another Dimension!

November 6, 2012

$11.99
  Song Title Artist
Time
Popularity  
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LUV XXX [Clean] Aerosmith
5:16
2
Oh Yeah [Clean] Aerosmith
3:40
3
Beautiful [Clean] Aerosmith
3:04
4
Tell Me [Clean] Aerosmith
3:45
5
Out Go The Lights [Clean] Aerosmith
6:55
6
Legendary Child [Clean] Aerosmith
4:13
7
What Could Have Been Love [Clean] Aerosmith
3:44
8
Street Jesus [Clean] Aerosmith
6:43
9
Can't Stop Lovin' You [Clean] Aerosmith Duet with Carrie Underwood
4:04
10
Lover Alot [Clean] Aerosmith
3:35
11
We All Fall Down [Clean] Aerosmith
5:13
12
Freedom Fighter [Clean] Aerosmith
3:19
13
Closer [Clean] Aerosmith
4:04
14
Something [Clean] Aerosmith
4:37
15
Another Last Goodbye [Clean] Aerosmith
5:47

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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: November 2, 2012
  • Release Date: November 2, 2012
  • Label: Columbia
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  • Total Length: 1:07:59
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  • ASIN: B009Y2KGSQ
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #30,958 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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79 of 89 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Keep it in house, boys...ditch your outside pals. November 21, 2012
Format:Audio CD
Talk about a yin and yang "comeback album."

On the plus side, producer Jack Douglas (Get Your Wings, Toys in the Attic, Rocks, Draw the Line) is on board. And the band, when in classic Aerosmith mode (as on the opener "Luv XXX") can still deliver the goods.

On the downside, the loathsome "outside songwriter" hacks are back: Diane Warren ("We All Fall Down"), Desmond Child ("Another Last Goodbye") and Jim Vallance ("Legendary Child"). The Warren song is syrupy slop, as is the Child song, but at least Vallance song rocks, in a Bryan Adams kind of way. You're almost waiting for Tyler to croon about how he got his first real six string at the five and dime. Why is it SO IMPOSSIBLE for these guys to go into a room somewhere and crank out a dozen or so Tyler/Perry/Whitford tracks?

It's not the idea that every Aerosmith song needs to rock the paint off the walls. After all, we all loved "Dream On," "Seasons Of Wither," "Home Tonight," and other "ballad" tracks back in their glory days, right?

The objection I have to the outsiders is that they're hacks. That's it, songwriting hacks "crafting" lightweight pop pap that is radio airwave-friendly. That said, this album is still about 1000 times better than Just Push Play, an album so truly loathsome that at any time following its release you could get seemingly endless used copies on Amazon for under a buck.

There's been a lot of grousing about the Carrie Underwood track, but what can I say? It's much, much better than the aforementioned tracks penned by Warren and Child, and it does in fact have a nice "classic Aerosmith" sound...well, maybe until Carrie takes her first lead vocal.
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26 of 29 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not Disappointed November 27, 2012
Format:MP3 Music
Cut the old guys some slack, please! They are still tuneful, they are still comin' up with some sassy and interesting lyrics, and they are still handling well the chords and runs we so love. What more could you ask from these elderly gents who still know how to rock?

I had no expectations, so I wasn't disappointed. I'd like to see what Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, One Direction and Justin Bieber are doing in their 70's. Steven Tyler is a master, as is Joe Perry. They deserve respect and not pity. They've pulled out their genius through time and it has stood the test. So it isn't the "old Aerosmith," or the "new Aerosmith." It's ludicrous for anyone to expect them to sound like they did 40 years ago, and overly optimistic to expect them to create something very new at their ages. Who does that? Not even Picasso. Gold is gold and Aerosmith is definitely gold!

I wanted something pretty and I wanted something wild on this album. "Oh Yeah," may not have been wild enough but it almost was and I enjoyed its humor. "What Could Have Been Love" and "Another Last Goodbye," are to be savored for their poignancy and wisdom. I can't imagine a 20-something writing these songs or singing them convincingly. Speaking of which, "We All Fall Down" rocks us nicely into that feel-good upliftment that so many recent singers have created (Jason Mraz, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga) and which fans need.

If you've ever liked Aerosmith and have no ax to grind or ridiculous expectations, you won't go wrong buying this album.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too Much Filler November 29, 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I think there is such a thing as too much filler on this album. Jack Douglas is a great producer, however I don't want to hear his introduction on LuvXXX every time I listen to the album. The same can be said for the intro to Street Jesus. Too many ballads, especially Diane Warren's Another Last goodbye. All in all an ok album. Not great, not what I would have expected, but ok.
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47 of 62 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Get a grip...really! November 7, 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I am listening to "Music From Another Dimension" for the second time and, as with most new releases by older groups, it's growing on me. Sure, it doesn't sound like "Rocks", but why should it? That was almost 40 years ago! Can you believe that? These guys are 60+ years old and like me and YOU, yes YOU, they have aged and changed and so has their music. Great? Maybe not, but present day Aerosmith? Oh yeah! I saw them live recently and they still rock! Soon we're not going to have the pleasure of listening to anything new from classic groups like this because they're going to retire.

No break down of the tracks from me. Some are good, some not so good, but I buy CDs for everything that's on them and I'll listen to all of them. All 15 of these songs will join the 17000+ on my Ipod which includes the rest of the Aerosmith catalog. Do I like the ballads? Yes. I haven't created an Aerosmith image that excludes songs like "Can't Stop Loving You" or "Don't Want To Miss A Thing". Why does everybody hate that song?

As for Amazon's service, I received this CD on the day it was released. In all the orders I have placed through Amazon I have never had a problem.
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101 of 138 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Aero$mith "Mu$ic From Another Dimen$ion" November 6, 2012
Format:Audio CD
I am going to preface this by the statements I am not a fanboy (I have been An Aerosmith Fan since '73) and I know most of the time negative reviews are associated with the a click on the "no" button. So regardless, here it goes:
If I could set the wayback machine to 1976, crank "Toys In The Attic" on vinyl again and ask myself the question "I wonder what Aerosmith will sound like in 2012?". "Music From Another Dimension" would be a "good" answer.
Granted, the album still sounds like Aerosmith, but it just sounds old, contrived, weak, uninspired, digital, sterile, boring, cliched and commercial. Oh...I know what some are thinking and don't even go there! Guitarists have been rehashing the same Chuck Berry riffs for over 50 years and some still kick fraggin ass. Not here. The deal breakers are the power ballads. Is it just me or do the phrases "return to the old sound" and "duet with Carrie Underwood" seem like an obvious contradiction? What we actually have is a slight return to the "old sound". Just enough 70's Aerosmith to possibly reel in longtime fans; and then an over abundance of power ballads for the longtime "Jaded" fans. Power ballads geared more toward iTunes
download rather than pleasing longtime fans who pray for a shimmer of "Back In The Saddle", again. I won't go into a track by track analysis, you can get from other reviews. I look at the album as a whole and it just disappoints. Finally, there is an overall vibe these guys just don't care anymore: don't care about the fans, the music, each other, and what Aerosmith once meant in the world of rock n' roll. Well, they may care about their PayPal or 401K accounts.
Like a wise man once said, "If something doesn't make sense, it is about money, someone involved is literally crazy, or both". I leave anyone who saw Aerosmith back at Comiskey Park in '76 to figure out which applies here.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars A reall return to their roots
This album reminds me a lot of their 70's and early 80's sound, not slick and polished like the late 80's/early 90's. Stripped down Rock N Roll, this is a really good album.
Published 1 month ago by Roger Neuman
5.0 out of 5 stars Grüße Fräulein, Sturm-Verbot-Führer,
Grüße Fräulein, Sturm-Verbot-Führer, Merdas thinks it' S to a large extent, then the national organmismo of the firemen won' The rincoramento of T the... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Michael Pait
5.0 out of 5 stars Aerosmith rocks!!!!
If you are an Aerosmith fan,this is one of thier best cd's in a long time. This cd contains some very good new songs that will be heard for a long time. Classic!!!
Published 3 months ago by Lyle W.
5.0 out of 5 stars love
this cd was for my dad and it was what he wanted love the songs and the shipment was good and easy
Published 4 months ago by Dianna
5.0 out of 5 stars THESE OLD MEN STILL ROCK
WITH 5 DECADES FROM 1ST RELEASE, THEY STILL STILL ROCK THE BEST. I LVOE THIS RECORD AND AM PISSED IT DIDNT GET CALLED THE BEST OF THE YEAR.
Published 4 months ago by James Donovan
3.0 out of 5 stars Music From A Lost Dimension
Aerosmith lost it big time inthe 80's. Seduced by the corporates and stripped of their gritty style, they have never truly regained the spirit of what they were in their original... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Stephen
5.0 out of 5 stars You need this!!!!
Didn't know that I would enjoy it so much. Should have bought it sooner. The band is better than ever!
Published 4 months ago by Deborah L Miller
2.0 out of 5 stars SOME GOOD SONGS......
I really like the legendary AEROSMITH...Some albums like PUMP, ROCKS, TOYS IN THE ATTIC and GET A GRIP are among the best HEAVY ROCK EVER!!!! Read more
Published 6 months ago by FLUMINENSE
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it
I been waiting for them to make a cd, boy it was worth the wait. I hope they tour in NY
Published 6 months ago by romanticatheart
4.0 out of 5 stars The other Dimension is the 1990s
Overall I like this album however, it seems that this is all the leftovers from their work in the 90's. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Russell
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