- Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
CRITIC SCORE
90
Based on 5 reviews
2000 Rank: #2 / 96
USER SCORE
91
Based on
240 ratings

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mxruss
96
4 beautiful and hearty tracks that last for a good length. I recommend that you sit down and listen to this record, unbothered by anything, in its entirety because the atmosphere it creates is so dense that you can't be distracted. Arguably GY!BE's greatest release, LYSFLATH is essentially something more than music. There is no other band that can produce quite the sound of the amazing GY!BE.
GPellizzon
100
This is going to be a long one.
My first listen made me feel... disappointed. I was surfing the web on my computer whilst this was playing on my headphones. It turned out to be just unnoticeable background music.
But it's exactly as the Tiny Mix Tapes review says: "You can make it background music and not notice what's happening, then sit down with headphones on and discover everything you missed the first time".
Some time later, I was pulling an all-nighter (can't remember if I had ... read more
Tom Simmons
91
Fav Tracks: Storm, Static, Antennas To Heaven, Sleep
RabbitBoy
90
experiences I had near when I picked this up made me think higher of it... before...

its still an amazing record...
98
First going into this album and seeing the song lengths, I thought for sure that this album was going to have a large amounts of boring, mind-numbing amount of drone and boredom. I was incredibly wrong. What I got was a vast structure of pure emotion and intensity as if my mind was put into their vision of this world instead of through my eyes. Even the stretched out sounds of drone still left me amazed on how it can convey so much with so little. My only complaint would be the odd beginning of ... read more
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DETAILS

October 9, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kranky / Label
Daryl Smith / Producer
Post-Rock / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 5 - Pitchfork
Track List

Disc 1:

  1. Storm: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven, Gathering Storm, Cancer Towers on Holy Road Hi-way
  2. Static: Terrible Canyons of Static, Chart #3, World Police and Friendly Fires, The Buildings They Are Sleeping Now

Disc 2:

  1. Sleep: Murry Ostril [They Don't Sleep Anymore On The Beach], Monhelm, Broken Windows, Locks of Love Part III
  2. Antennas To Heaven: Moya Sings Baby-O, Edgy Swingset Acid, She Dreamt She Was A Bulldozer She Dreamt She Was Alone in An Empty Field, Deathkamp Drone, Antennas To Heaven
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