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Tao of the Dead
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...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

Tao of the Dead by ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Tao of the Dead
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 15 reviews
2011 Rank: #229 / 639
USER SCORE
79
Based on
3 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
musicOMH

Whilst this could be sincerely argued to be their finest hour put to record, it's a real eye-opening reminder of guitar music's potential to innovate.

80
Drowned in Sound

Tao Of The Dead is Trail Of Dead taking the strengths and hallmarks of their 17 year career into one beautifully orchestrated concept and returning back to form.

80
No Ripcord

Tao of the Dead finally channel their indulgences, creating a heroic symphony that sounds wholly constructed.

70
Tiny Mix Tapes

It's the work of a band remembering how to be both ambitious and effortless, how to try without appearing to be trying, without self-consciously drawing attention to itself.

70
Consequence of Sound

Tao of the Dead is a giant opus of fuzzy psych rock, meant to be imbibed over and over again as one giant piece of music, like some orchestral movement.

Lisa Hannigan - Passenger
#228
Tennis - Cape Dory
#230

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs

Lost Songs

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - The Century of Self

The Century of Self

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes

Source Tags & Codes

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DETAILS

RELEASED: February 8, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Richter Scale
PRODUCER: Chris
GENRE: Alternative Rock
WEBSITE: www.trailofdead.com
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 37 - Drowned in Sound
MISC LISTS
# 48 - Old Waver
TRACK LIST
  1. Introduction: "Let's Experiment" 
  2. Pure Radio Cosplay 
  3. Summer of All Dead Souls 
  4. Cover the Days Like a Tidal Wave 
  5. Fall of the Empire 
  6. The Wasteland 
  7. Spiral Jetty 
  8. Weight of the Sun (or the Post-Modern Prometheus)
  9. Pure Radio Cosplay (Reprise)
  10. Ebb Away
  11. The Fairlight Pendant
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