Sung Tongs

  • Record Label: Fat Cat
  • Release Date: Jun 1, 2004
Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. The Wire
    60
    The best stuff views the world through the sunkissed psychedelic lens of Brazilian psych-troupe Os Mutantes; the lesser material just sounds like lite Brian Wilson. [#243, p.59]
  2. You can imagine a modern-day Syd Barrett coming up with similar ideas after being locked in a closet with a laptop.
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 94 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 33
  2. Negative: 3 out of 33
  1. TonyF
    Jul 13, 2006
    10
    my favorite collective album, blew me away when i first heard it and still gets me going whenever I put it on. It's truly unique and a my favorite collective album, blew me away when i first heard it and still gets me going whenever I put it on. It's truly unique and a step forward for music experimentation. Full Review »
  2. Dec 26, 2013
    8
    For anyone who has never listened to any Animal Collective except for Merriweather Post Pavillon and/or Centipede Hz, be prepared for the factFor anyone who has never listened to any Animal Collective except for Merriweather Post Pavillon and/or Centipede Hz, be prepared for the fact that this album is vastly different from those two. Sung Tongs is a strange and experimental folk album that contains little to none of the electronic-style that characterizes these two albums. That said, it goes from freaky to beautiful sometimes within the same song, and while a few of its tracks drag a little too long, it still stands as a great album by a great band. Full Review »
  3. Sep 10, 2012
    10
    This album is going on a decade in age and it's one of the epitomes of the limits that can be done with the structure of sound. When I am inThis album is going on a decade in age and it's one of the epitomes of the limits that can be done with the structure of sound. When I am in the mood for it, there is nothing that can take it's place. I'm in love with the album. Full Review »