Panda Bear - Tomboy

Panda Bear - Tomboy
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on 19 reviews
2011 Rank: #60 / 606
USER SCORE
82
Based on
69 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

With Tomboy, Panda Bear offers a proverbial yet remarkably resonant and dense album.

90
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

Aside from being a top-notch album musically, it very well may be Lennox’s most accessible work to date.

85
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

He's condensed the sprawl and stylistic shifts of Person Pitch into seemingly tidy songs.

80
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

Here these 11 much shorter songs don’t so much buckle under Panda’s voice as become absorbed into it.

70
Tiny Mix Tapes
Tiny Mix Tapes

With efforts like this one, Panda Bear and his coterie have established a genuinely avant-garde movement in America.

60
musicOMH
musicOMH

Tomboy not only lacks Animal Collective's recent experiments with rhythm and time, but also lacks the brilliantly designed balance and blend of Person Pitch.

60
PopMatters
PopMatters

He seems about half-awake, caught between the haziness of sleep and the defensiveness of waking life.

User Reviews
SiberianBreaks
66
I enjoyed quite a few songs on this album. But there's not much greatness here to make me consider this a solid album. It's certainly has a few dull moments and it overstays its welcome in my opinion.

Favourite tracks: Tomboy, Surfers Hymn, Last Night At The Jetty, Alsatian Darn, Friendship Bracelet
Tom Simmons
70
Fav Tracks: Surfer's Hymn, Slow Motion, Tomboy, You Can Count On Me

Least Fav Track: Drone
austincrane235
85
Best Track: You Can Count On Me, Tomboy, Slow Motion, or Last Night At The Jetty
Worst Track: Scheherezade
Most Overrated Track: Afterburner
Most Underrated Track: Friendship Bracelet
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DETAILS

RELEASED: April 12, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Paw Tracks
GENRE: Experimental
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 11 - Amazon
# 25 - Consequence of Sound
# 44 - Drowned in Sound
# 3 - Gorilla vs. Bear
# 19 - MAGNET
# 34 - Obscure Sound
# 32 - Pitchfork
# 36 - PopMatters
# 17 - Prefix
# 7 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 37 - Rolling Stone
# 34 - Tiny Mix Tapes
MISC LISTS
# 22 - AoTY 2011
# 14 - Pitchfork Readers
# 10 - Urban Outfitters
Track List
  1. You Can Count on Me 
  2. Tomboy 
  3. Slow Motion 
  4. Surfers Hymn 
  5. Last Night at The Jetty 
  6. Drone 
  7. Alsatian Darn 
  8. Scheherezade
  9. Friendship Bracelet 
  10. Afterburner 
  11. Benfica
Contributions By
patton, philthy
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