- Summary: Although the Dallas-based robe-wearing collective (who number close to 30) recorded their buzz-generating debut in just two days, this sophomore effort is the result of a full year in the studio. (Presumably, it's a very large studio.) Eric Feldman (Sparklehorse) and The Speekers produced.
- Record Label: Hollywood
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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xelaJul 29, 2004all i can say is WOW!!!
GeorgeBushAug 3, 2004This album is one of the most unique albums i've ever heard. it is a production that was made not with the intentions of being a top 40 best seller, but made to celebrate both music and life.… Expand
BobbyAAug 28, 2005What a truly incredible album. It really is an adventure in listening, and an adventure that can be continuously be repeated, with new marvels being found each time in the marvellous instrumentation, glorious harmonies, breathtaking climaxes and awe-inspiring lyrics. A classic.… Expand
BillA.Aug 1, 2004This album is infectiously singable, bursting with enthusiasm and a reminder of what a joy it is to see this band live. Don't judge the sentimentality of this as saccharine until you feel it coming from the stage in front of you, live. The energy they push out and get back is beyond words. Dance about architecture if you must. And if you find yourself singing along, even when you had never heard them, you just might do a little happy jig with a big stupid grin on your face too. Hallelujah.… Expand
PaulHJul 3, 2005It's no revelation but I really enjoyed it, better then their first "overrated" album.
clockoutAug 29, 2004Anyone who gave this album a 10 should listen to Flaming Lip's 'The Soft Bulletin' first and realize that, for this kind of music, it's already been done - better. This album is the equivalent of watching soft core porn.… Collapse
JesusChristJul 17, 2004Yes, a zero.
Published: April 10, 2010With the second album from MGMT arriving in stores this week, we take the opportunity to explore how other bands have fared after releasing a successful debut. Is it possible to have a good second album?
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|American Radical Patriot [Box Set] - Woody Guthrie|
|The Satanist - Behemoth|
|Live at the Academy of Music 1971 - The Band|
|The Island Years [Box Set] - John Martyn|
|The Finer Things - The State Champs|
|In Utero [20th Anniversary Edition] - Nirvana|
|Spaces - Nils Frahm|
|No Depression [Legacy Edition] - Uncle Tupelo|
|St. Vincent - St. Vincent|
|High Land, Hard Rain [30th Anniversary Edition] - Aztec Camera|
|Moondance [Deluxe Edition] - Van Morrison|
|Bottle Rockets/The Brooklyn Side [Reissue] - The Bottle Rockets|
|12 Stories - Brandy Clark|
|There's a Dream I've Been Saving: 1966-1971 - Lee Hazlewood|
|Memorial - Russian Circles|
|Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds, 1960-1978 - Various Artists|
|The River & the Thread - Rosanne Cash|
|Benji - Sun Kil Moon|
|Virgins - Tim Hecker|