- Sung Tongs

Animal Collective - Sung Tongs
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 10 reviews
2004 Rank: #28 / 270
USER SCORE
86
Based on
173 ratings

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89
Pitchfork

Unlike last year's impressive Here Comes the Indian, Sung Tongs opts for folky ambience and late-night, summer camp sing-alongs to carry the weight (or weightlessness) of its strains.

80
AllMusic

Sung Tongs is a striking record, a breath of fresh air within experimentalist indie rock.

80
PopMatters

Sung Tongs is an inch more sublime than anything they’ve done previously, with more phenomenal use of their manic choir of Motown vocals, less scattered, clique-ish dissonance, and more sideshow bubblegum-pop freaking out on god-knows-what powerful substance.

MarkCooper
90
This album is so applicable to any time of the year. It has the ability to be a winter, summer, spring, and fall album all at once. Animal Collective will always be the kings at making you smile from the childhood innocence and joy of some of their earlier work.
austincrane235
95
Best Track: Leaf House, Who Could Win A Rabbit, Winters Love, Sweet Road, Visiting Friends, or Mouth Wooed Her
Worst Track: Whaddit I Done
Most Overrated Track: Kids On Holiday
Most Underrated Track: The Softest Voice
Errandboy
90
Lol idk, this record is just really fun to listen to.

Favorite Tracks: Leaf House, Who Could Win a Rabbit, Winters Love, Visiting Friends, We Tigers

Least Favorite Track: The Softest Voice
Raincoat
80
A surprisingly warm and friendly album compared to their previous works, the acoustic instrumentation showed on many tracks here works wonderfully. There's a slight dip in the middle but there's also real strong points (and I have to admit I actually think "Wha(AwAHwAH)ddit I D(wAHwAHwAH)one" is pretty fun).

Highlights: "Leaf Points", "Who Could Win A Rabbit", "Winter's Love"
BuffaloStaple
80
Great album, but wha-wha-what th-wha-wha-e fu-wha-wha-ck wha-wha-was wi-wha-wha-th the ou-wha-wha-tro so-wha-wha-ng?
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DETAILS

June 1, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fat Cat Records / Label
Rusty Santos / Producer
myanimalhome.net / Website
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Track List
  1. Leaf House
  2. Who Could Win a Rabbit
  3. The Softest Voice
  4. Winters Love
  5. Kids on Holiday
  6. Sweet Road
  7. Visiting Friends
  8. College
  9. We Tigers
  10. Mouth Wooed Her
  11. Good Lovin Outside
  12. Whaddit I Done