- Lenses Alien

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on 19 reviews
2011 Rank: #132 / 857
USER SCORE
75
Based on
15 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
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

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

80
No Ripcord

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

80
Beats Per Minute

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

80
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

August 30, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Barsuk / Label
John Agnello / Producer
Indie Rock / Genres
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# 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
Contributions By
thisisabtlgrnd, patton, erik
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Added on: June 6, 2011