|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
Apr 22, 2011One of my favorite albums ever...this is the absolute perfect collection of angst, full of beautiful lyrics and corresponding instrumental. AnOne of my favorite albums ever...this is the absolute perfect collection of angst, full of beautiful lyrics and corresponding instrumental. An instant classic in my opinion, and to this day this is my go to album for any kind of depressive mood.… 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.
Awards & Rankings
|Homecoming: The Live Album - Beyoncé|
|Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings [Box Set] - John Coltrane|
|Originals - Prince|
|Gold & Grey - Baroness|
|Titanic Rising - Weyes Blood|
|Grey Area - Little Simz|
|Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings [Box Set] - Bob Dylan|
|LEGACY! LEGACY! - Jamila Woods|
|When I Get Home - Solange|
|Psychodrama - Dave|
|Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest - Bill Callahan|
|Patty Griffin - Patty Griffin|
|Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990 - Various Artists|
|Ancestral Recall - Christian Scott|
|Designer - Aldous Harding|
|U.F.O.F. - Big Thief|
|Ilana: The Creator - Mdou Moctar|
|Dogrel - Fontaines DC|
|Out of Sight - Jake Xerxes Fussell|
|Reward - Cate Le Bon|