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Metal Hammer brings the story beind the Real Thing

May 12, 2009

Another great Behind the Music-style article from the Metal Hammer blog is published today following on from their King for a Day… piece some months back: “The Story Behind Faith No More’s Real Thing”. Sample quote: “Mike came to a gig right out in the middle of nowhere in California. Literally so far out, it was almost in Oregon! He gave us a tape, and we were blown away by his voice. It was unbelievable. He was such a ridiculously good singer. There was no comparison with Chuck.” (Mike “Puffy” Bordin).

Give us your opinion on this seminal album below. It was certainly my introduction to the band and remains a favourite.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. May 12, 2009 3:22 pm

    I like The Real Thing, of course, but it’s not as good as Angel Dust and King for a Day.

  2. Michael Bolger permalink
    May 12, 2009 4:31 pm

    Still trips me out that Mike Patton was 19 when he cut that record…

  3. May 18, 2009 5:41 pm

    Perfect timing for me The Real Thing, Just turning 18 and looking for something new.

    What an album.

  4. Luke permalink
    January 1, 2010 6:19 am


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