|The atlantic was born today and I'll tell you how The clouds above opened up and let it out I was standing on the surface of a perforated...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Spin[Death Cab] have never made the truly great album that their best songs promised. Until now. [Nov 2003, p.112]
PopMattersThis album is a beautiful trek through time that pays tribute to the human condition with simple melodies and honest storytelling, a nearly perfect pop record. [Review 1, Score: 100] For old-school Death Cab supporters, it's gut-check time: Did you like these guys for their "rock" or their "indie"? While the secret is out, the music is still too emotionally honest and infectiously witty to hold at a distance. [Review 2, Score: 80]
Under The RadarIt's their best yet, and that's saying something. [#5, p.100]
JoyBethMOct 24, 2003These guys just can't miss. They are incredible!
sillymofoOct 4, 2003Very good. the fades in between tracks, especially from the last to first track, are a nice added touch. i wonder how the SACD version will sound.
Oct 8, 2011Probably one of the greatest albums of all time, "Transatlanticism" covers so much ground it hurts. Tracks like "A Lack of Color" and "TinyProbably one of the greatest albums of all time, "Transatlanticism" covers so much ground it hurts. Tracks like "A Lack of Color" and "Tiny Vessels" explore the subtleties of the human connection, while others like "The New Year" and "Transatlanticism" (featuring the greatest lyrics the band has ever written) attempt to summarize entire personalities. It's an album that makes the word 'terrific' insufficient in describing its brilliance.… Expand
NeilPJul 24, 2005An excellent album, the best work death cab for cutie has done, and the best work of 2003.
WhitneyHMar 5, 2008I adore this CD, I listen to it at least once a day. All the lyrics are captivating, and you feel as if you're there with the band. When I adore this CD, I listen to it at least once a day. All the lyrics are captivating, and you feel as if you're there with the band. When I listen to this CD, I am spun into this world where no one can touch me, it's the best CD in the world. If you have never listened to this CD, you haven't lived.… Expand
Oct 20, 2010Brilliant album. It really is flawless, each song flows to the next so nicely. This album got me into death cab and they are now one of myBrilliant album. It really is flawless, each song flows to the next so nicely. This album got me into death cab and they are now one of my favorites. I love driving at night to this album it takes you to another place… Expand
BunifaJ.Oct 26, 2003Oh what! This aint no rap album. all I could hear wuz some bitches singing some shit about some fotoboofff. Damn dat is nasty ass shit right there.
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