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: #58 / 465
USER SCORE
86
Based on
58 ratings

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SiberianBreaks
78
Looking back on this, I've always found myself more interested in their other works. Sure, it's their most accessible and contains what might be the 'of montreal' song: "The Past is a Grotesque Animal." The album is structured a bit poorly with the album losing steam after the 11 minute track and some songs just come off as downright annoying to me (definitely quite strange considering how much I absolutely loved Skeletal Lamping). Definitely not bad in any way, it's still quite good ... read more
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

RELEASED: January 23, 2007
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Polyvinyl
GENRE: Indie Pop
WEBSITE: www.ofmontreal.net
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 46 - Drowned in Sound
# 5 - Pitchfork
# 41 - Rolling Stone
# 20 - SPIN
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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