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  • Summary: Members of TV On The Radio produced and contributed to this debut Celebration LP from Baltimore husband and wife Sean Antanaitis and Katrina Ford (joined in Celebration by drummer David Bergander), who have previously played in bands Jaks and Love Life.
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  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
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  1. An exhilarating take on rock-'n'-roll caught, torn, between striving for the light and reveling in the dark.
  2. Celebration is pure ecstasy, a sexual, spellbinding listen that acts on you physically.
  3. 80
    This is one darkly alluring trip. [Mar 2006, p.108]
  4. Theatrical and heartfelt, Celebration is a fully realized debut that promises even better things to come.
  5. 70
    Dark cabaret with an unhinged, dervish energy. [Feb 2006, p.70]
  6. The band sounds something like 4AD's entire catalogue being chopped up and fed through a meat-grinder.
  7. An album of gentle, if sporadically confusing, beauty.

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  1. D
    Mar 31, 2006
    9
    Celebration is crazy!!! This is real music, gets me so pumped to live...And their live shows are killer - This band is way way underrated....