of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on 15 reviews
2007 Rank: #63 / 534
USER SCORE
86
Based on
72 ratings

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87
Pitchfork

It's not the direction many of their fans might've imagined they'd take, but it's that very attribute that makes it so ceaselessly fascinating and inexhaustibly replayable.

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SiberianBreaks
73
I find it strange how I absolutely love 'Skeletal Lamping,' but not this. Kevin has just not reached that level of flamboyance on this album to make me fully love this. I will say that the lyrical themes are timeless here with some of the most quotable of Montreal lines here. Then again, the album is also heavily front-loaded.

Favourite tracks: Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curse, Gronlandic Edit, The Past Is a Grotesque Animal
100
Even though it's not technically a concept album, I really consider it to be. But I guess Kevin Barnes' lyrics and instrumentation are just so captivating, it feels like he's constantly telling a story. After delving into the background more, he wrote this album mostly on the prescription of his anti-depressents (Chemicals) which adds a little most personality to the album. I really love the funk influences on tracks on the latter half as well. Modern day classic that will always be a fav of ... read more
Tom Simmons
93
Fav Tracks: We Were Born the Mutants Again with Leafling, The Past Is A Grotesque Animal, Cato As A Pun, Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curse, A Sentence of Sorts in Kongsvinger, Faberge Falls for Shuggie, Gronlandic Edit, Labyrinthian Pomp, Suffer For Fashion, She's A Rejector, Sink The Seine
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DETAILS

January 23, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polyvinyl / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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# 46 - Drowned in Sound
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Track List
  1. Suffer For Fashion 
  2. Sink The Seine 
  3. Cato As A Pun 
  4. Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse 
  5. Gronlandic Edit 
  6. A Sentence Of Sorts In Kongsvinger
  7. The Past Is A Grotesque Animal
  8. Bunny Ain't No Kind Of Rider 
  9. Faberge Falls For Shuggie 
  10. Labyrinthian Pomp 
  11. She's A Rejecter 
  12. We Were Born The Mutants Again With Leafling
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