Great review as always, Drew. I was really hoping you'd be the one to do Bubblegum. I feel like I've been making a lot of the same sonic comparisons, which just tells me that Kevin & Co did a great job making a seriously evocative in-your-face album.
Out of curiosity, what brought down some of these ratings from 10 to 9? Were there specific issues (i.e. a few lyrics that feel out of place) or is this a case of the teacher having strict rules about giving away perfect scores?
Scores are generally arbitrary, but to award a perfect score is something of a big deal regardless. Do you think this is a perfect record? Is it among your all time favorites? When I think of a "10" that's what I stack it up against. I can't speak for Drew, obviously, but that's kind of where I come from.