- Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on 23 reviews
2011 Rank: #48 / 857
USER SCORE
81
Based on
139 ratings

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91
Beats Per Minute

Burst Apart is much more complex than its predecessor, both emotionally and musically.

90
Drowned in Sound

Burst Apart deserves all the plaudits that can be thrown at it; albums are rarely as unashamedly, gut-wrenchingly, genuinely emotional as this.

82
Pitchfork

It's all the more affecting for how it allows you to pick your own stumbling, lonely path.

mikeisnowonfire
92
Delicate-yet-charming-yet-catchy-yet-beautiful-pop/folk/rock/indie-music
SiberianBreaks
67
After the emotionally overwhelming 'Hospice,' The Antlers relax a bit for a slightly dreamier album. There's no heartbreaking concept at all here. It's just a straightforward album with songs that feel a lot more relatable than ones off of 'Hospice.' The basic nature of this album may disappoint some listeners, but I feel that it's a likeable follow up.

Favourite tracks: I Don't Want Love, No Widows, Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out
austincrane235
68
Best Track: French Exit, No Widows, Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out, or Corsicana
Worst Track: Putting The Dog To Sleep
Most Overrated Track: I Don't Want Love
Most Underrated Track: Tiptoe
94
chilled out indie, fantastic tunes, great singing, pure class from start to finish
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DETAILS

May 10, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Frenchkiss / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
antlersmusic.com / Website
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# 4 - BBC
# 11 - Consequence of Sound
# 5 - DIY
# 1 - Drowned in Sound
# 6 - musicOMH
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# 19 - Obscure Sound
# 4 - One Thirty BPM
# 25 - Paste
# 21 - PopMatters
# 9 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 38 - Stereogum
# 1 - The Fly
# 49 - The Guardian
Track List
  1. I Don't Want Love 
  2. French Exit 
  3. Parentheses
  4. No Widows 
  5. Rolled Together
  6. Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out 
  7. Tiptoe 
  8. Hounds 
  9. Corsicana 
  10. Putting the Dog to Sleep
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