CurtisB.Nov 24, 2009Amazing. Beautiful. Incomparable. Fresh. Fun. Ahead of our time.
NeilLMar 25, 2009Brilliant. I received this album over a week ago and have been listening to nothing else since. From the evidence, it seems that those who Brilliant. I received this album over a week ago and have been listening to nothing else since. From the evidence, it seems that those who dislike the album dislike it simply because of the overwhelming critical praise for it as well as the AC fanboy club's near mindless defence of it as "the greatest album ever produced by mortals". Which is really no reason to dislike the album in itself. I initially came across this album perchance, without any preconceptions. Until a month ago I didn't even know who Animal Collective were. But this is a seriously good album, despite the hype.… Expand
AndrewLJan 20, 2009Best album I've heard in a long time.
simlMar 5, 2009Pretty good. For me its pretty usual that a good album needs many listening so im not going to claim that again. Last time a heard a good Pretty good. For me its pretty usual that a good album needs many listening so im not going to claim that again. Last time a heard a good album like this was Foals. Have a good time !… Expand
Aug 17, 2012This album contains some of Animal Collective's highest moments on certain songs, but the rest of the album comes off as significantly lessThis album contains some of Animal Collective's highest moments on certain songs, but the rest of the album comes off as significantly less entertaining filler. Overall still totally enjoyable.… Expand
JulianEAug 11, 2009Either a experimental or a pop band not being good at either field. Nuff' said
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