Future Crayon

  • Record Label: Warp
  • Release Date: Aug 22, 2006
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Better to eschew the album altogether (it’s not at all cohesive, if that criterion means anything to you) and purchase the few essential tracks if possible: “Illumination”, “Still Feels Like Tears” and “Poem of a Dead Song” all of which evoke the band’s best moments.
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
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  1. Nov 17, 2011
    8
    The Future Crayon is the second compilation album by Broadcast which entered the music market one year after the unbelievable Tender Buttons.The Future Crayon is the second compilation album by Broadcast which entered the music market one year after the unbelievable Tender Buttons. It gathers various tracks and b-sides previously released on EPs and singles. Many bands would sacrifice their drummers for some of those songs for almost none of them feel like a work of poorer quality. While there are no standouts like You Can Fall, Hawk or Black Cat, The Future Crayon is a very coherent and enjoyable listen. Most of the tracks are instrumental and they witness bandâ Full Review »
  2. Dan
    Aug 26, 2006
    8
    Is it wrong to name a B-sides and rarities compilation as my favorite album by a band? Well, whether good or bad, The Future Crayon is my Is it wrong to name a B-sides and rarities compilation as my favorite album by a band? Well, whether good or bad, The Future Crayon is my favorite Broadcast album. The group retains their standard static-y noise and pretty voice dualism, but this time the production has more polish to it. Surprisingly, I think the cleaner sound lends itself well to the band Full Review »