Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 11 reviews
2008 Rank: #166 / 513
USER SCORE
82
Based on
86 ratings

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Crystal Castles prefer traveling light. While the hotly-tipped and already hotly-contested Toronto duo's basement party set-up doesn't look like it'll fill up the passenger seat on a tour van, they also like to play fast and loose with their associations. They've remixed at a Hot Chip-like pace for everyone from Bloc Party to Uffie to Klaxons, but they're not a part of your nu-rave genre (really, who is?), or blog house for that matter. Their de

but LP partly picks from 7" and 12"s that have been available in some format since 2005, and it's every bit as difficult to pin down.

User Reviews
SiberianBreaks
87
I'm just really loving this debut album. It's a lot of fun and just something fresh. The electronic instrumentals and the screaming and distorted vocals make an interesting combo. Their best work by far, in my opinion.

Favourite tracks: Untrust Us, Alice Practice, Crimewave, Magic Spells, Courtship Dating, 1991, Knights, Love and Caring, Black Panther, Tell Me What to Swallow
Love Is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night
#165
Foals - Antidotes
#167

Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles - (III)

(III)

Crystal Castles - Not in Love

Not in Love

New Track: Crystal Castles – “Frail”

DETAILS

RELEASED: March 18, 2008
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Lies Records / Last
GENRE: Electronic
WEBSITE: www.crystalcastles.com
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 15 - Drowned in Sound
# 12 - NME
# 15 - Pitchfork
# 17 - PopMatters
MISC LISTS
# 39 - NME (2000s)
# 477 - NME Top 500 of All Time
Track List
  1. Untrust Us
  2. Alice Practice
  3. Crimewave
  4. Magic Spells
  5. Xxzxcuzx Me
  6. Air War
  7. Courtship Dating
  8. Good Time
  9. 1991
  10. Vanished
  11. Knights
  12. Love and Caring
  13. Through the Hosiery
  14. Reckless
  15. Black Panther
  16. Tell Me What to Swallow
Contributions By
patton, alexgonzriv, erik
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