- The Midnight Organ Fight

Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 12 reviews
2008 Rank: #18 / 719
USER SCORE
83
Based on
35 ratings

WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Amazon
iTunes
Apple Music
Spotify

CRITIC REVIEWS

81
Pitchfork

On the surface, Scottish trio Frightened Rabbit are like a lot of other bands. You could file them away with other musicians from their Glasgow scene, or other bassist-free groups, or other bands of literal brothers (frontman Scott and drummer Grant Hutchison are siblings). But somehow, despite the fact that their methods are well-worn, their product is one-of-a-kind, as their consistently great second album (in under a y

ear, no less!) attests.

Jul 28, 2017
MarkCooper
66
I wish I listened to this like 6 years ago, because I probably would've really liked it. It's whiny, skippy, dialect-driven folk/indie rock that doesn't really offer anything to the already-exhausted genre that basically only exists through one-off youtube hits nowadays. There are some songs that are pretty charming, despite there being virtually nothing original in them, lyrically, vocally, or instrumentally. To me it sounds like if Third Eye Blind came from Scotland and made their debut. ... read more
Jun 19, 2017
Felindie
75
Fav Tracks: The Modern Leper, Floating in the Forth, Keep Yourself Warm
More user reviews
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire

Funeral

The National - Boxer

The National

Boxer

The National - High Violet

The National

High Violet

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

Sufjan Stevens

Illinois

The Strokes - Room on Fire

The Strokes

Room on Fire

Jason Isbell - Southeastern

Jason Isbell

Southeastern

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear

Shields

April 14, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fat Cat / Label
Peter Katis, Frightened Rabbit / Producer
Indie Rock / Genres
Tags
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 20 - A.V. Club
# 100 - Consequence of Sound
# 2 - Drowned in Sound
# 36 - NME
# 33 - Pitchfork
MISC LISTS
# 89 - NME (2000s)
Track List
  1. The Modern Leper
  2. I Feel Better
  3. Good Arms vs. Bad Arms
  4. Fast Blood
  5. Old Old Fashioned
  6. The Twist
  7. Bright Pink Bookmark
  8. Head Rolls Off
  9. My Backwards Walk
  10. Keep Yourself Warm
  11. Extrasupervery
  12. Poke
  13. Floating in the Forth
  14. Who'd You Kill Now?
Contributions By
patton, thisisabtlgrnd, erik