Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on 18 reviews
2011 Rank: #111 / 614
USER SCORE
75
Based on
9 ratings

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80
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

On this second LP of theirs everything seems larger, their feral energy placed onto a spacious canvas that allows considerable breathing space.

80
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

Cymbals Eat Guitars have succeeded in creating one of the year’s most surprisingly transcendental sophomore albums.

80
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

Lenses Alien is a thick, abundantly ornate listen that overawes as much as it enthralls.

80
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

This is a really banging collection by a poet honing his craft, still experimenting and learning and having fun.

80
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Lenses Alien certainly isn't intended to be strip-mined for singles, it's meant to be experienced on a remarkably micro level.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: August 30, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Barsuk
PRODUCER: John Agnello
GENRE: Indie Rock
WEBSITE: cymbalseatguitars.com
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 24 - DIY
# 47 - One Thirty BPM
Track List
  1. Rifle Eyesight (Proper Name) 
  2. Shore Points 
  3. Keep Me Waiting 
  4. Plainclothes
  5. Definite Darkness 
  6. Another Tunguska 
  7. The Current 
  8. Wavelengths 
  9. Secret Family 
  10. Gary Condit
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Added on: June 6, 2011