Morgan Wallen - Dangerous: The Double Album (2021)

Reason for Listening:
#1 on the Billboard 200 (Week of 20210130). Weeks on Chart greater than 1.5x the rank.
Last Week: 1 | Peak: 1 | Weeks on Chart: 2

Released 20210108.
15 & 15 songs. 49:21 & 47:32. Dangerous: The Double Album (2021)
15 & 15 & 2 songs.* 49:21 & 47:32 & 07:14.* Dangerous: The Double Album (Target) (2021)
15 & 15+2+1 songs. 49:21 & 47:32+07:14+03:17. Dangerous: The Double Album (Bonus) (2021)

*Apparently the bonus tracks are currently only available by digital download.
First listen.
~Disc 1~
This first song isn't "bad" but it's below average for me. So I'm going to try and use "-1" to capture this.
Second track: I didn't like the lyrics so much, but some of the guitar parts had a nice sound.
"Somebody's Problem" has a strong rhythm and beat to it which draws me in. I feel like it has a type of tension which I enjoy and likely use in my own music.
While listening to "865", I didn't know what "865" meant and looked it up. It's an area code and the song lyrics actually repeatedly give a full phone number. Apparently it's made up for the song but happens to be the number for some business.

2: "Somebody's Problem"; "865"; "More Than My Hometown";
1: "More Surprised Than Me"; "Neon Eyes"; "Whiskey'd My Way"; "Your Bartender"; "Only Thing That's Gone" (ft. Chris Stapleton);
0: "Wasted on You"; "Warning"; "Outlaw" (ft. Ben Burgess); "Wonderin' Bout the Wind"; "Cover Me Up"; "7 Summers";
-1: "Sand in My Boots";

~Disc 2~
Listened to the first 11 tracks in the background without taking notes. It sounds more fast beat than the first disc.
Listened to the entire disc.
The two (Target) bonus tracks were released to streaming platforms along with a third bonus track. I went ahead and gave them a listen.

Songs in bold are the bonus tracks on the bonus edition.
3: "Me On Whiskey";
2: "Dangerous"; "Country A$$ Shit"; "Whatcha Think of Country Now"; "Need a Boat";
1: "Rednecks, Red Letters, Red Dirt"; "Blame It On Me"; "Livin' The Dream"; "This Side of a Dust Cloud";
0: "Still Going Down"; "Beer Don't"; "Somethin' Country"; "This Bar"; "Silverado for Sale"; "Heartless" (Wallen Album Mix); "Quittin' Time"; "Bandaid on a Bullet Hole"; "Sand in My Boots" (The Dangerous Sessions);
-1: "Livin' The Dream";

I like the second disc more than the first disc, because it's more upbeat and lively. Speaking of two discs, I had wondered whether or not the double album should be viewed (artistically) as two albums or as one long album. I soon found an explanation online which said "recording artists often think of double albums as comprising a single piece artistically" - the explanation was followed by some exceptions. In any case, the combined runtime of both discs is a long 97 minutes without the bonus tracks. Personally, I'd be fine just listening to the second disc

Overall Rating: 3.6/5
Overall Rating (Disc 1): 3.4/5
Overall Rating (Disc 2): 4.0/5
Favorite Song: "Me On Whiskey"

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