by Of Montreal
- Record Label: Polyvinyl
- Release Date: Jan 23, 2007
Alternative PressWith this completely progressive and mature effort, it's clear that Barnes is one of indie rock's most gifted songwriters. [Feb 2007, p.115]
MagnetThe emotional gravitas only lends heft to the group's exhilarating, ever-present sugar high. [#74, p.104]
DavidC.May 31, 2009This is one of the greatest albums of this decade. The comedic and cynical lyrics counter the poppy melodies of the album in almost an ironic This is one of the greatest albums of this decade. The comedic and cynical lyrics counter the poppy melodies of the album in almost an ironic way. "The Past is a Grotesque Animal" lies perfectly in the middle of the album, where the music takes a sharp turn for the serious and angry. Of Montreal finds a way to make the most unlikely combination of lyrics and music to create one amazing feeling of loss and anger. It is a truly unique and wonderful album from a truly unique and wonderful band.… Expand
CatApr 23, 2007A really fun album. My boyfriend and I dance to it all the time. All and by the way, best album of the year!
andreslJan 30, 2007wow, how could this band slip under my radar. this is the first record i have listen to by them but i think is absolutly brilliant. i'm wow, how could this band slip under my radar. this is the first record i have listen to by them but i think is absolutly brilliant. i'm gonna check out their previous albums although the reviews suggest they are quiet different. this one is very catchy, the production is excellent and the lyrics kinda dark but very funny. some songs sound like beck circa midnight vultures others like good bowie. no filler i like all the songs… Expand
ColinOJun 9, 2007A terrifically fun album.
BobPFeb 4, 2007Saddest disco album ever!
kevkApr 17, 2007can you say, masterpiece?
TheJackylJan 24, 2007Worst band ever.
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