|Congratulations on the mess you made of things On trying to reconstruct the air and all that brings And oxidation is the compromise you own But this...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
exe.May 14, 2009I can't stop listening to this amazing collection of songs. Hearing most of this album performed live certainly helped me to appreciate I can't stop listening to this amazing collection of songs. Hearing most of this album performed live certainly helped me to appreciate the music more as a living breathing thing, where as a lot of songs from Return To Cookie Mountain (an album I find to be without flaw) were not as satisfying on stage. Anyway, it's not it's predecessor, without a doubt, but I'm into TVOTR's journey and see no reason to pick apart one of the few bands I can still get excited about. To each his own.… Expand
CurtisH.Sep 28, 2008The best album this year, hands down.
MusaS.Sep 23, 2008Possibly the best album of the year from Halfway Home to Lovers Day i couldn't put my headphones down.The also astounding feat is that Possibly the best album of the year from Halfway Home to Lovers Day i couldn't put my headphones down.The also astounding feat is that this is a black indie rock band,which i yet to ever see.… Expand
LexieMJan 13, 2009This album is amazingly fresh, blending the latest musical experiments with tried and true themes. I love it's references to the best of This album is amazingly fresh, blending the latest musical experiments with tried and true themes. I love it's references to the best of the '80s, and how they invent new musical moments. A real gem.… Expand
gSep 24, 2008At a first listening it is their easier album..but also the most impressive.
ScottF.Oct 6, 2008Their previous albums were haunting and beautiful. This one adds fun.
bastuOct 8, 2008Everyone seems to failed to have noticed that it has none of the intricacy, charm or, god forbid, personality that made all of their previous Everyone seems to failed to have noticed that it has none of the intricacy, charm or, god forbid, personality that made all of their previous music so good. Beautiful layered vocals or sitek's oft hailed instrumentation, no bugger that... get a drum machine and sing "he's a what? he's a what? he's a newspaper man and he gets his best ideas from a newspaper stand". I despair. And who knows what's wrong with all you people claiming it's the best thing since sliced bread... Depressing.… Expand
Published: December 15, 2009Our best of the decade coverage begins with a look at the top-rated albums and artists of the past 10 years. Who finished on top? A band from Austin, and a record that was 37 years in the making.
Awards & Rankings
|Sign O' the Times [Deluxe Edition] - Prince|
|Pylon Box [Box Set] - Pylon|
|Rough and Rowdy Ways - Bob Dylan|
|Wildflowers & All The Rest - Tom Petty|
|Summerlong - Rose City Band|
|To Bring You My Love: The Demos - PJ Harvey|
|Neil Young Archives Vol. II (1972-1976) [Box Set] - Neil Young|
|Hard Luck Stories: 1972-1982 [Box Set] - Richard & Linda Thompson|
|Palo Alto: Live at Palo Alto High School - Thelonious Monk|
|Sex, Death & The Infinite Void - Creeper|
|Punisher - Phoebe Bridgers|
|RTJ4 - Run the Jewels|
|Pleased To Meet Me [Deluxe Edition] - The Replacements|
|Women in Music, Pt. III - HAIM|
|Folklore - Taylor Swift|
|Optimisme - Songhoy Blues|
|Letter to You - Bruce Springsteen|
|Homegrown - Neil Young|
|Inlet - Hum|
|Microphones in 2020 - The Microphones|